Kimberly Aguilar was born in Lake Forest, IL, a Midwestern girl who grew up in drama and dance and was a swimmer and involved in many clubs and service organizations in high school. In 1998, she was accepted into Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, in the Telecommunications, Broadcast Journalism program. She attended for four years, interned for Fox “Good Day LA” and ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News. Her first job was booking commercials on television in Los Angeles. A couple of years later, she met her husband, who is from Orange County, CA. She decided to pursue their relationship further and moved to the beautiful OC.
She got her start in marketing at the Braille Institute, and she has been in marketing ever since. She has worked in non-profit, healthcare, trade shows, and now Compass Charter Schools. Also, during this time, she had two children. Her eldest son Noah is now ten and severely autistic; he is amazing and has taught her SO much. They have been through so much with him, with therapy, doctor’s appointments, and school, but he is doing amazing. Her daughter is six, and she is exceptionally precocious, social, and creative. Her husband, Carlos, and her have been together for 15 years. They love hiking, movies, Netflix, wine tasting, the ocean, friends, and family. She has just thrust into homeschooling a feisty daughter and special needs son while holding down a full-time job, and it is challenging! She writes all the weekly blogs for Compass Charter Schools, which focus this month has been coping with working and teaching from home.