GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Center, a nonprofit organization serving individuals with autism and neurodiversities, announced the appointment of Kim Crosby Snow as its new Executive Director. Ms. Snow has a leadership background in strategy, marketing, communications, and philanthropy and is a current member of Franklin Center’s Board of Trustees.
"We are delighted to appoint Kim Crosby Snow as the leader for Franklin Center. Her passion for serving the neurodiverse community, extensive leadership experience, and background in marketing and philanthropy make her an excellent fit for this role,” said Dr. Bob Tift, Franklin Center Board Chair. “We are proud to have her continue our mission of transforming lives of the neurodiverse community through holistic academic, social, emotional, and mental health services. Kim will lead the organization's integrated model of programs, oversee strategic planning and manage fundraising efforts. She will work closely with the Board of Trustees and staff to ensure that Franklin Center continues to provide the highest level of support to students and their families."
"I am honored to be joining Franklin Center as the new Executive Director," said Kim Crosby Snow. "I am passionate about serving neurodiverse individuals and their families, as I have seen firsthand our great work through my son, who has attended Franklin Academy for the past five years. I am excited to work with the dedicated and highly talented team at Franklin Center to provide the best possible support and education to those we serve. I look forward to building upon the great work that has already been achieved in the past two decades and taking Franklin Center to new heights."
Ms. Snow's career spans positions in strategy, marketing, process improvement, and communications, including roles at Cargill and Fallon Advertising. She has been serving as Interim Executive Director since June 2022. She previously served as Vice Chair of the Franklin Center Board of Trustees. Ms. Snow received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Skidmore College and her M.B.A from the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management. She is an active community advocate having served as a board member at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and MacPhail Center for Music, as well as a committee member at St. David's Center.
About Franklin Center
Franklin Center is a multi-service organization dedicated to supporting the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of the neurodiverse community, with a goal to enable every neurodiverse individual to have an exceptional human experience. Offering a range of services, including an accredited K-12 private school (Franklin Academy), enrichment and after-school programming (Franklin Enrichment), academic and activity-oriented summer programming (Camp Franklin), a mental and behavioral health center (Franklin Therapy), and an adult education transitions program (Franklin Capstone). Franklin Center was founded in 2003 by a group of parents seeking an educational model that meets the unique needs of their children and was previously known as the Academy of Whole Learning. Franklin Center is where the amazing happens.
To learn more about Franklin Center and how you can support the growing need, please contact Carly Kortuem at (952) 737-6900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit www.franklinmn.org.