Kim attended college on a softball scholarship, graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
She most recently worked as the finance secretary at First United Methodist Church in Sherman. She worked for United Surgical Partners, Int'l (USPI) the last 17 years as an accountant and investment manager. She has also managed a broker/dealer for the last 12 of those years. Kim has worked as the interim accounting manager at the Collin County Advocacy Center and volunteered at ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship. In fact, she says her dream job would be to own/run an equine therapeutic facility.
Kim is married to Martin Poole and they have three children - Cheyanne (21), Maguire (11), and Kami (8). All of their kids are very active in sports. Her son and husband race dirt track cars on Saturday nights at Grayson County Speedway and the girls work as the 'pit' crew. Kim and Martin coach both Maquire and Kami in basketball and softball. As a family they love to travel and snow ski.