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Mrs. Kim Desotell




Favorite Saint

Saint Mary


Kim holds a Master of Science from Cardinal Stritch University in Administration and Instructional Leadership. Her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Education and a minor in Biology, is from St. Mary’s College-Notre Dame, Ind.

About Me

Mrs. Kimberly Desotell began her role as GRACE President in July 2015. She brings a wealth of experience in education and leadership as well as a deep commitment to the Catholic faith.

Mrs. Desotell served as the Director of Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay before joining GRACE. Her background in education includes experience as a grade school teacher, principal, technology and training specialist, consultant and administrator.

The Desotell family lives in Allouez and is active at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish in Green Bay. Mrs. Desotell and her husband, Tim, have three children.

Special accomplishments of Mrs. Desotell include:
- 6 years of Catholic school system enrollment growth
- Assisted to initiate a GRACE Strategic Plan
- Leadership with CatholicLink, an innovative partnership to advance Catholic education in the greater Green Bay area
- Led growth of GRACE school system with opening of St. John Paul II Classical School in August 2015 and Chesterton Academy of St. John Paul II Classical School in August 2021