Kim Welter is CEO of KLW Consulting, LLC which supports service agencies and organizations in modernizing policy and programming to be inclusive of LGBTQ clients and staff. Her primary client is Equality Ohio where she holds the responsibilities of Director of Finance and Policy after previously serving as Deputy Director and Director of Programs and Outreach while on staff. She also briefly served as interim Executive Director; with over twelve years of experience with the organization, she is Equality Ohio’s most seasoned consultant. She joined the organization as staff in 2008 after serving as the Executive Director of Equality Toledo for over 2 years. A graduate of the University of Michigan, she got her secondary teaching certificate through the University of Findlay and her Master of Arts and Education from the University of Toledo where she taught composition for 3 years. Kim is a 2009/2010 graduate of the Center for Progressive Leadership. In 2019 she completed a Certificate in LGBTQ Juvenile Justice as a fellow with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University.