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 Management Professor and PhD Program Director at UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business, Kim applies her expertise by currently serving...


Kim holds a Ph.D. in business from Temple University, a B.B.A. in Accounting, a Real Estate Broker License, a General Appraiser Certification and a range of useful life experience thanks to an inquisitive mind and a lot of energy.  ​​​​

Kim's Bio

 Kimberly K. Merriman,  PhD BA