What started as a two-man operation in Louisiana in 1981, has since grown to become the largest specialty executive search firm in the country. Currently located in Asheville, NC, Kimmel & Associates continues to cherish the values exemplified by founder, Joe Kimmel. Mr. Kimmel believes that Kimmel & Associates does not just work for—but serves its clients. He has a true passion for the industry and is proud to have built a company based upon a foundation of service, trust, and integrity.
Mr. Kimmel holds degrees in Nuclear Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Nevada-Reno. A lover of the arts and an avid humanitarian, Joe Kimmel has a passionate love of God and family. Four of his seven children are currently key employees at Kimmel & Associates, as well as one son-in-law.
Never, never, never give up. — Winston Churchill