Kimberly Hendren, is the founder, CEO and President of CC Holdings, Inc.
Kim's 25 years of retail business development and management experience includes her position as senior team member for Plaza Dairy, S.A. de C.V. in Mexico.
This vertically-integrated company was a startup in the late 1980s based upon the United States Dairy buyout program, with farming and manufacturing established first, followed by a focus on retail growth.
Responsible for retail growth, development and operations, Kim
expanded the company's retail presence to include 62 retail outlets spanning from the U.S. border city of Cuidad Acuna to Mexico City within the span of five years.
At the time of its sale the company consisted of a 2,000 acre farm, a 30,000 square foot manufacturing plant, 62 retail outlets, and more than 800 employees.
Kim is the majority owner, at 66%, and CEO of Varsity Villas Investment Group, LLC and Brownstone Investment Group, LLC, whose current real estate portfolio consists of 400 residential student housing units surrounding the Indiana University's Bloomington campus.
direct oversight and management beginning in 2003, Kim
team grew the company's holdings in just five years from approximately $5 million to its present value of nearly $60 million.
was selected by the Indianapolis Business Journal
as one of "Forty under 40" in 2003, a selection recognizing individuals in the community who have made significant achievements in their area of business.
In 2011, CC Holdings, Inc.
was nominated for Indiana Companies to Watch, a designation recognizing Indiana's privately held businesses and presented by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation
In 2006 and 2010, Kim
was nominated for the National Association of Women Business
Owners (NAWBO) - Indianapolis Chapter Women Business
Owner of the Year Award
In 2009, she
was recognized with a nomination for the Starkey Entrepreneurial Women Award.
She is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), an international organization for business development & NAWBO-Indianapolis.
Kim is a graduate of Indiana University.
She sits on the board for Indiana University's National Center of Excellence in Women's Health and is involved in several community and non-for profit organizations.