Kimberly J. Wilson Selected as Deputy Director for Human Resources

Following an extensive search, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has named Kimberly J. Wilson as the Deputy Director for Human Resources, Volunteers, & Community Service. An experienced human resources executive, Wilson will be responsible for overseeing organizational culture, recruitment, and work team evaluations. Wilson comes to VMFA after serving as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Client Services at The George Washington University.

“Not only are we excited for the addition of this key position to the museum’s leadership team,” VMFA Director Alex Nyerges said, “but also to have found someone with the perfect combination of human resources experience and understanding of the Richmond community.”

Wilson said: “I am extremely excited for this wonderful opportunity to join such a historic institution and work with a staff that is known for being passionate in all that they do. I am thrilled to be presented with an opportunity to return to my hometown of Richmond, and be a part of an organization that I have admired for many years.”

About Kimberly J. Wilson
An experienced human resources professional, Wilson obtained a broad knowledge of her field by working for Fortune 500 companies as well as major universities, such as The George Washington University, University of Richmond, and Howard University. She brings a refined skill set of strategic business planning, in addition to complex analytical skills to VMFA.

About the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
VMFA’s permanent collection encompasses more than 33,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years of world history. Its collections of Art Nouveau and Art Deco, English silver, Fabergé, and the art of South Asia are among the finest in the nation. With acclaimed holdings in American, British Sporting, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist, and Modern and Contemporary art – and additional strengths in African, Ancient, East Asian, and European – VMFA ranks as one of the top comprehensive art museums in the United States. Programs include educational activities and studio classes for all ages, plus lively after-hours events. VMFA’s Statewide Partnership program includes traveling exhibitions, artist and teacher workshops, and lectures across the Commonwealth. VMFA, a certified Virginia Green attraction, is open 365 days a year and general admission is always free. For additional information, telephone 804-340-1400 or visit

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