Director of Publications and Executive Editor of American Quilter Kimberly Holland Tetrev holds a BA in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism—Print and Broadcast and an MA in Communication Theory, with doctoral work in Organizational Communication and a research emphasis in Leadership and Motivation. This published author and award-winning speaker is a motivational speaker and trainer for Fortune 500 companies.

Kimberly was on the faculty of Northeastern University in Boston. She also served as the University of Alabama Assistant Director of Sports Information. She is a nationally licensed soccer coach and former Director of Risk Management for the 5th largest soccer club in the US. Although fortunate to have such opportunities, she insists that her claim to fame is being the mother of three daughters and a son. Inspired by the athletes in her home, Kimberly designs custom stadium seat and chair covers for sports teams.