Who We are

About the Company

Powerful Growth, Inc. (formerly Digital Financial Technology, Inc.) is a women owned coaching and training organization located in Clearwater, FL. 


Did you know that based on the working population around the world, Gallup polls show that there is 48% greater likelihood that people with low engagement and well-being will leave companies? Did you also know that there is a 15% greater likelihood that direct reports will be thriving well-being when their manager is thriving in well-being? Lastly, Gallup polls reflect that 7 out of 10 millenials experience at least some burnout on the job. 


We know that purpose and financial security are high on the list of elements needed for people to thrive. This also directly impacts the business outcomes or the organizations that hire them. 


Powerful Growth has trained more than 3000 professionals worldwide and assisted with the Enterprise Agile transformations of a number of global fortune 500 organizations since its inception in 2016. Agile creates a cultural shift in the organization, helping leadership focus on value delivery and optimization of the entire system that includes people, process and products.   


The customized individual/group coaching and training available  through Powerful Growth Inc. has helped employees and entrepreneurs alike, find purpose, reduce burnout and create financial stability for themselves and their families. 

About the Founder

 Kim has coached and trained thousands of IT and Business professionals over the life of her 12 year career.  Kim has the ability to connect with anyone. Her approach to coaching is "a hard kick in the pants with soft shoes"!  Kim has coached professionals at all levels and is directly responsible for career transition and advancement of over 200 people and counting into rewarding IT Careers, increasing their income and sense of purpose in a real way. 


She began her career in quality assurance and quickly rose through the ranks as a quality assurance manager. Later her roles would include business analyst, scrum master and currently, Agile Coach and adviser to teams and leaders of some of the most prominent multinational corporations on the fortune 500 list. Some of those organizations include corporations including Bank of America, Ernst & Young,  CIT Bank, Prudential Financial, American Express, World Fuel Services, State Street Corporation and more.  


She has consulted in the financial, pharmaceutical, energy, human resources and technology industries. She has earned an MBA from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she graduated with distinction. 


Kim takes training seriously and is always on a quest to make her classes lively and fun! She believes that learning should always be fun and thought provoking. Kim goes through great lengths to make content simple to understand to ensure that students can easily ingest and implement the learned material. Kim is a lifelong learner, always wanting to have the tools that will help her clients, at arms reach . She has the following designations: 


  • Safe Product Consultant (SPC4) 
  • ICP-ATF: ICAgile Agile Training Facilitator 
  • ICP-ACC : ICAgile Agile Certified Coach
  • PSM III: Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master III
  • CEAC: Chicago State University Certified Enterprise Agility Coach
  • CATC: Chicago State University Certified Agile Transformation Coach