Kimberly Kirkhart joined the EFC as a graduate research assistant in summer 2021. She received her B.S. in Finance from UNC Charlotte in 2018 and Masters in Climate Change & Society from NC State University in 2021. Currently, she assists in researching and developing case studies for the EFC to provide educational resources for water and wastewater utilities. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.