Barbara Brooks Kimmel is the CEO of Trust Across America-Trust Around the World whose mission is to help organizations build trust. Now in its thirteenth year, the program has developed two proprietary diagnostics.

  1. AIM Towards Trust is an anonymous, powerful, and easily administered trust diagnostic for leaders, teams and organizations in any industry of any size.
  2. The FACTS® Framework ranks and measures the trustworthiness of over 1500 US public companies on five quantitative indicators of trust. See the results of our 10 year study here.

She also runs the world largest global Trust Alliance, and is the editor of the award-winning TRUST INC. book series.

Barbara is an award-winning communications executive and former consultant to McKinsey. She holds a BA in International Affairs from Lafayette College and an MBA in Marketing from Baruch.

Full Bio

Barbara Brooks Kimmel is an author, speaker, product developer and global subject matter expert on trust and trustworthiness. Founder of Trust Across America-Trust Around the World she is author of the award-winning Trust Inc., Strategies for Building Your Company's Most Valuable Asset, Trust Inc., 52 Weeks of Activities and Inspirations for Building Workplace Trust and Trust Inc., a Guide for Boards & C-Suites. She majored in International Affairs (Lafayette College), and has an MBA (Baruch- City University of NY). Her expertise on trust has been cited in Harvard Business Review, Investor's Business Daily, Thomson Reuters, BBC Radio, The Conference Board, Global Finance Magazine, Bank Director and Forbes, among others.

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