Pete Kimbis

Pete Kimbis
Pete Kimbis is the manager of development and communications at EveryMind. He was born and raised in New York but has spent his second chapter in the DC Metro Area.
 
He serves on the board of directors of Housing Unlimited Inc. to support affordable housing for those in recovery from homelessness and mental health setbacks. He volunteers his time for Courtwatch Montgomery to advocate for the rights of survivors of domestic violence. He provides guidance on efficiency to select members of the nonprofit community.
 
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and resides in Bethesda Maryland.
 
Above all else, he is the proud papa of three wonderful daughters.
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