Kim was born and raised in Portland, and joined Fred Meyer in 1978. She began her career in the stores as an Apparel Assistant Trainee, and has been a Buyer for several departments, as well as Vice President of Product Development. Kim is now Vice President of Sales Promotion & Marketing – only the fourth person to hold this position in the company’s 88-year history.
Training & Development
Skilled, capable and dedicated Associates are essential to the overall success of our business. Fred Meyer encourages Associates to develop their abilities, use their full potential and share their ideas. We provide ongoing training at all levels and use a variety of training formats to ensure all Associates have the opportunity to learn and grow. Training opportunities begin at the time of hire and continue throughout the Associate’s career. Our internal Career Opportunity Process helps Associates find and prepare for promotion opportunites or career changes.
- All Associates – Safety Training, Customer Service Skills
- Management Development
- Leadership Training for Management Positions/Corporate Leadership
- Store Director Training Program
- Assistant Buyer/Planner General Merchandise Training Program
- Mentor Program
Take a close look at our General Group Training Program
like earning your Masters of Business on the job!