Operations and Partnerships
Kim Molstre leads Operations and Partnerships at Bloomberg Philanthropies. Molstre oversees departments across the organization including communications, special events, human resources, and information technology. She also manages relationships with organizations where Michael R. Bloomberg serves as board chair, including the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and Everytown for Gun Safety. Molstre serves as a key advisor to Mike Bloomberg on his political and advocacy work.
Molstre has worked in politics, government, and advocacy for nearly 20 years. She started her career on Capitol Hill, working for U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt. She held the role of deputy communications director on John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign and was the director of scheduling and long-term planning during Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. In 2009, she went to work for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, first on his reelection campaign as chief of staff and then at New York City Hall as an aide to the first deputy mayor. In 2014, she joined Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Molstre is a graduate of Lehigh University and lives in New York City. She serves on the board of Sharsheret, which supports Jewish women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer.