Kimberly K. Hood
Kimberly K. Hood serves as the Executive Director of the Department of Administrative Services and is a member of Governor Gary Herbert’s cabinet. Having worked in private industry and served in numerous public policy positions, she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to government. Her department oversees the construction of new state and higher education buildings, risk management, fleet operations, central finance, purchasing and all other general services for government agencies.
While in the private sector she served as the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer for the Oquirrh Institute, a not-for-profit public policy center organized for former governors and industry leaders to work out innovative solutions for difficult problems. Kim earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Economics from the University of Utah. Her work concentrated on econometrics, health care, and industrial organization.