Kimberly Williams has been with Genesco, Inc. for 14 years. She started as the Manager of Lease Accounting in 2005 and currently serves as the Director of Lease Management, managing a portfolio of approximately 1,500 stores and 500 equipment contracts for multiple mall-based concepts such as Journeys and Johnston & Murphy. Her team has successfully saved the company over $2 million annually each year through streamlined processes, co-tenancy claims, aggressive Landlord disputes, and desktop audit procedures. She co-headed the implementation of a new lifecycle real estate system and successfully transitioned all lease accounting functions to be managed within the application. She also headed the recent ASC 842 implementation project to be in compliance with the new FASB lease standards.
Kimberly is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Accounting. She obtained her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law in 2015 and her Tennessee Law License in 2017.