Kimberley Goode

Senior Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Shield of California

Kimberley Goode is senior vice president of External Affairs at Blue Shield of California, a 4-million- member nonprofit health plan that serves the state’s commercial, individual and government markets.

Goode has more than 25 years of communications experience with several global companies, including Kellogg’s, Prudential Financial, American Express and Allstate. She was previously vice president of Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs at Northwestern Mutual, were she was responsible for leading the company’s internal and external communications strategy.

Goode is active in the public relations profession and in the community. She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society for chief communication officers and the Executive Leadership Council, an organization dedicated to the development of global African-American leaders. She is also a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., The Links, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

She was named to PRWeek’s “2017 Hall of Femme,” a program that honors women who challenge the status quo and strive for creative excellence.

Goode holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University’s School of Journalism.

My Sessions

How Employee Engagement Equals a More Productive, Happier Workforce

Keynote Theatre, 3rd Floor

When people go to work they make the decision to do the minimum or to go above and beyond. Employee Engagement is thought to be the solution to help develop leaders who inspire people to perform at a higher level, and thus increase organizational productivity. LinkedIn recently publish an article that stated that only 13% […]