Principal, Capitol Strategy Group
Entrepreneur, attorney, business owner, and connector, Kim Adkins has vast experience in governmental affairs, law, and public relations.
For more than a decade Kim has served as a Principal with the Capitol Strategy Group serving clients on Capitol Hill in Nashville earning the distinction as one of the top lobbyists in Tennessee. Kim also runs her own law practice concentrating on business and transactional matters.
Kim previously worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority in Economic and Community Relations and as a Policy Director for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
Kim currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metro Nashville Sports Authority and the Nashville Sports Council. In 2019, she served on the NFL Draft host committee bringing the National Football League draft to Nashville creating the most successful sporting event ever hosted in Music City. Recently, the Nashville Business Journal named her among Nashville’s top 100 most powerful people in business.
In 2016, the Women’s Political Collaborative named her as their Nashville Athena Young Professional Nominee and in 2014, Kim was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s Top Forty Under Forty. In 2010, Kim was an international delegate for the American Council of Young Political Leaders.
Kim is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where she was a member of the varsity tennis team and received her doctorate of jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Nashville Bar Association.
Kim and her husband Greg, live in Nashville and have one daughter, Abbey. Together, Kim and Greg are partial owners of Blue Moon Waterfront Grille in Nashville, Marriott Springhill Suites in North Chattanooga, Hilton Homewood Suites Myrtle Beach Coastal Grand Mall, and three Buddy’s bar-b-q franchises located in Cleveland, East Ridge, and Hixson, Tennessee.