TAMPA, Fla. – July 11, 2013 – Lutz businesswoman Kimberly Choto joined the University of South Florida Alumni Association on July 8 in the newly created position of associate executive director. In this role, Choto will serve as second in command of the organization and will be responsible for developing, involving and serving alumni and students through a variety of programs and activities. She will manage the student and alumni program team, overseeing six direct reports.
“I am thrilled that Kimberly has joined the USF Alumni Association as its associate executive director. She brings extensive business experience, passion for our University, and commitment to collaboration that will enhance student and alumni engagement programs and support the vital voice of alumni in promoting and protecting USF,” said Bill McCausland, executive director of the USF Alumni Association.
Choto is a two-time USF alumnus, earning a Bachelor’s degree in 1992 and a Master’s degree in 2002. She has been a long-time supporter of USF and volunteer with the USF Alumni Association, culminating with a term as chair of the nonprofit organization’s board of directors, which concluded on June 30. She also serves on the executive committee of USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy.
In addition to her extensive understanding of USF and its Alumni Association, Choto brings a wealth of professional leadership and operational experience, having worked at Success Sciences, Inc. for 20 years, most recently as the vice president of client relationships.
“This new role feels like coming home to me and I’m honored and excited to be joining this outstanding team as we work to serve our global alumni base as well as the greater USF community,” said Choto.
About the USF Alumni Association
The USF Alumni Association is a self-funded, nonprofit organization comprised of former students and friends of the University of South Florida. Our mission is to create and strengthen support for the USF Alumni Association in its overall purpose to engage alumni and friends in a lifelong relationship to advance the goals of the University. There are more than 270,000 USF graduates worldwide. For more information, log on to www.usfalumni.org, like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/USFalumni or follow us on Twitter @USFAlumniAssn.