Employee Spotlight – Kimberlee Dobbins

  1. Employee name: Kimberlee Dobbins
  2. Where were you born and where is your hometown? Born in Newport News, grew up there and in York County, VA
  3. What division and position do you work for? VBCC, Sustainability Coordinator
  4. How many years have you worked for the CVB? 17
  5. How many years have you worked for the City of Va. Beach? 17
  6. What is the best vacation you’ve been on? My honeymoon in St. Maarten – great French food, beaches, snorkeling, and crazy random dogs…
  7. What is your favorite thing to do in the wonderful City of Virginia Beach? Chill on the beach in the late afternoon
  8. What is your favorite quote? “You have not failed until you stop trying.”
  9. Do you have an office nickname? If so what is it? “KD.” Also, because of my work in sustainability (think recycling), I have been called “the Trash Lady” (although I would definitely prefer “the Green Lady”)
  10. Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us: I’ve been white water rafting down Class 5 rapids in the Gauley River in West Virginia and LOVED IT!
  11. What do you like to do for fun? I love dining out with friends and family and eating great food; strawberry picking; watching the Pittsburgh Penguins with my hubby; and watching my kids play sports.
  12. What is one thing you cannot resist? Only one? I’d say most any cake and Krispy Kreme donuts
  13. What is on your bucket list? I haven’t given it much thought. I’m much more interested in figuring out how to make the most of the here and now.
  14. What is your hidden talent? If I told you it wouldn’t be hidden!