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Our Team

The Transformation Leadership Institute is led by Jeffrey Franco, CEO of Camino Consulting Group, and Tim Kime, CEO of Kime Leadership Associates. Jeff and Tim bring over 50 years of combined experience in the nonprofit, for-profit, and leadership coaching sectors.

An award-winning and accomplished leader, Tim Kime is passionate about transforming individuals, organizations and communities. He is the President of Kime Leadership Associates offering executive coaching, meeting facilitation, motivational speaking, and team-building for organizations of all sizes. He is a certified Expert Professional Life Coach.  Among his clients are The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, George Washington University, Children’s National Medical Center, Goodwill of Greater Washington, National Cooperative Bank, Covenant House Greater Washington and Covenant House Illinois.


He leads the Art of Possibilities Workshops that combine his passion for repurposing household items and helping people to be their best. Part "upcycling," part team-building and part coaching, these very engaging sessions which uses art and the transformation of a household item as a metaphor for change and for what's possible. Tim's transformed furniture items were featured in the first-ever "Art of Transformation Exhibit" at PEPCO's Edison Place Gallery in partnership with Goodwill of Greater Washington in 2016 and his "Let's Sit Together Awhile" bench was commissioned to be part of Dance Place's 8th Street Arts Park, also in 2016.

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Jeffrey Franco has over 25 years of experience in leading and managing large-scale nonprofits, and providing strategic consulting, business development and change management for both public and private sector organizations. As CEO of Camino Consulting Group and Founder and Co-Leader of Transformation Leadership Institute, Jeffrey has worked with local and national nonprofit CEOs to support and advise on strategic planning, board training and development, executive coaching, interim leadership, fundraising, and diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) facilitation and training. Jeffrey also serves as Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland where he currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in nonprofit management and leadership. He also serves on the boards of Potomac Conservancy, Outward Bound, and the Center for Inspired Teaching.
Jeffrey has focused on supporting and leading non-profits through organizational transitions by serving as the interim Executive Director for City Year in Miami; One Common Unity in Washington, DC; and Youth Speaks in San Francisco; and as the Chief Program Officer at Jewish Volunteer Services. In these interim roles, Jeffrey was responsible for managing the staff, operations, programs, and fundraising, and leading the organization through major change management processes, organizational turn around, leadership transition, and new Executive Director onboarding and coaching. Jeffrey continues to serve as an executive coach for many of the new leaders of these organizations.

Prior to founding Camino Consulting Group, Jeffrey served over 12 years as both the Executive Director of City Year’s site in Washington, DC and as Vice President and senior leader of the $200 million national organization. Under his leadership, City Year Washington, DC tripled the size of its staff, quadrupled the number of students served, increased its budget from a $2.3 million to $8.6 million operation, and established City Year’s first multimillion contract with the DC Public School System. During this time, Jeffrey secured multiple 7 figure individual gifts and established national corporate investments for multiple City Year sites across the country.  

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