U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has announced the appointment of Kimberly Kleine as Vice President, Public Affairs. In this role, Kleine will be responsible for developing and overseeing all USTMA’s public affairs strategies and programs, including communications, media relations and federal and state public policy advocacy.
Kleine comes to USTMA with nearly 30 years of policy, public affairs and executive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she served as the Managing Director at Burson-Marsteller’s Healthcare Practice where she managed business development and led executive-level communications and advocacy for numerous clients.
“We are excited to have Kim Kleine join USTMA,” said Anne Forristall Luke, USTMA president and CEO. “Kim’s experience, energy and vision will be a great asset to our team, our members and the tire manufacturing industry.”
Kim is a graduate of Bucknell University and attended the Wharton School for Business Writers, University of Pennsylvania as well as the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA.