Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Kimberly Earnest

Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Financial Aid
Graduate Studies Office (Crosby MBA)
Cornell Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
(573) 882-2750

In her role as Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Financial Aid, Kimberly works to develop the Crosby MBA program's recruitment strategy, administer the admissions process, and coordinate the marketing strategy. She also works with and oversees the Crosby Ambassador Team.

Kimberly is an alum of the Crosby MBA program and earned her degree in 2004.  She also holds a Bachelors of Science in Health Management from Southeast Missouri State University. Prior to joining the Crosby MBA team, she has worked in account service at a marketing agency, in sales at a public radio station and in management at a performing arts center. 

In her spare time, she enjoys training for and competing in triathlons (swimming, biking and running) and is an active member of the Columbia Multisport Club. 
She also has a passion for personal finance and helps lead a class called Financial Peace University. She also enjoys watching MU sports and spending time with her husband, kids and beloved weimador, Molly Daisy.


M.B.A. University of Missouri
B.S. Southeast Missouri State University