Get to know our Chief Development Officer

Kimberlyn Clarkson is a nonprofit strategist who has nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare-related sector. Her passion is centered on missions striving to achieve equity for the underserved.  

Kimberlyn established her nonprofit roots at Ronald McDonald House Houston, where she last served as Director of Volunteer Services. From there, she focused keenly on fundraising as the Director of Advancement at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston and, more recently, as Chief Advancement Officer of San José Clinic – a century-old charity clinic serving Houston’s uninsured and underserved with primary and specialty care. With a solid commitment to continuing education and professional development, Kimberlyn has received multiple certificates from Rice University’s Glasscock School on fundraising and leadership. 

Kimberlyn is an active member of the community, serves on the Denver Smith Foundation and The Sterling Group of River Oaks boards and is also a member of Houston Junior Woman’s Club. She is committed to organizations that promote women in business and philanthropy.