Kim Gusman is the President and CEO of the California Employers Association. She is an experienced HR Generalist, a dynamic speaker and a proven leader who has been successfully leading CEA since 2002. Thoroughly immersed in human resources and operations for over 25 years, Kim has a variety of HR experience in retail, insurance and manufacturing environments. Kim exhibits her comprehensive bank of knowledge and crystal clear strategic guidance with CEA members and staff every day.
Kim earned her BA degree in Business Administration, with a minor in Human Resources, at the University of Puget Sound.
Kim is a founding member of the Employers Association of America and sits on their board of directors. She also currently serves on the board of directors for CalSAE.
Past board involvement includes:
- California State Workforce Investment Board (Appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, 2013 - 2016)
- Sacramento Works Board and was the Board Chair from 2009 – 2014