About Our Executive Director
Kimberly Jackson, Esq.
Executive Director | Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions
Kimberly is a native of Crete, Illinois. She has her B.A. from Spelman College in Political Science, J.D. from Stetson University College of Law and MIPP from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Sciences. She practiced locally in St. Petersburg and gained a passion for nonprofit advocacy with family-oriented agencies. Following her daughter’s diagnosis with Asperger’s syndrome, she transitioned from her legal career to education. Her journey at St. Petersburg College was largely based on her commitment to equity. She held the position of Political Science Chair prior to becoming the Executive Director of the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions (ISPS). Kimberly is dedicated to generational equity in all areas. She serves on the boards of the St. Petersburg Free Clinic, The St. Petersburg Chapter of the YMCA, Academy Prep, The Arts Alliance, The St. Petersburg Arts Advisory, and The Council for Parents, Attorneys and Advocates for those with Disabilities (COPAA). Kimberly is active with the Fred G. Minnis Bar Association, and is a member of St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., The St. Petersburg Chapter of the Links, Inc., and The Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc. She is 2004 Graduate of Leadership St. Pete. While advocacy is her passion, she travels whenever she has the opportunity.