Kimberly Merriman is an educator, scholar, business advisor and entrepreneur with expertise in compensation, workforce analytics & human capital and a long-term involvement in the real estate industry. 


She is widely published and frequently cited as an authoritative source by outlets such as the Wall Street JournalFast Company, Business News Daily, and The Conference Board's Director Notes on executive compensation. 


Kim teaches these topics to a variety of audiences and is an innovator in online education.  Past students have said:

"Dr. Merriman is a great communicator...”

“She is energetic and passionate about what she does and it comes through…"


Along with her role as a dedicated professor at UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business, Kim serves on the board of Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (a non-profit with facilities throughout Greater Boston) and is the newly elected Vice President Program-Elect for Eastern Academy of Management.  


Kim holds a Ph.D. in business from Temple University, a B.B.A. in Accounting, a Real Estate Broker License, and a General Appraiser Certification.  ​​​​

Kim's Bio

 Kimberly K. Merriman,  PhD BA