Full Name
KimArie Yowell
Job Title
Chief Learning Officer, Rocket Central and Chief Diversity Officer, Rocket Companies
Rocket Central
Speaker Bio
KimArie Yowell is Chief Diversity Officer of Rocket Companies and Chief Learning Officer of Rocket Central, responsible for team member development programs along with the diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies for the businesses that are part of Rocket Companies. This includes learning and development initiatives, post-secondary education programs, career development, diversity and inclusion programming, and organizational effectiveness. She has more than 25 years of experience in client service, sales, and corporate education. She has an intense passion for team member growth and helping organizations thrive. She also firmly believes that one’s ability to create a dynamic and high-performing team rests on their ability to be inclusive. She has received several awards and accolades, including being named one of the Michigan Chronicle’s Women of Excellence (2020), Savoy Magazine’s "Most Influential Women in Corporate America" (2019), and "40 Under 40" by the Michigan Chronicle for her exceptional achievements and community service (2018). In addition to her roles at Rocket Companies, she serves on Siena Heights University’s Board of Trustees. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Wayne State University. She also earned a Master of Arts in Adult Education and Training, a Master of Business Administration, and a Master of Management and Administrative Sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas. Most recently, she completed her Doctorate in Education at the University of Pennsylvania.
KimArie Yowell