Meet the Leadership

Managing director: Kimberly Tapia

Kimberly Tapia is the Founder & Managing Director of Polanko Consulting, a firm recognized for leveraging technology, innovation, and modern business methodologies to achieve high-impact. An intuitive thinker and master innovator, Kimberly Tapia continues to push the envelope. Her fields of experience span over 15 years in the areas of Business Consulting, Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, Organizational Development, & Leadership Principles.

Like you, Kim believes in the importance of businesses & the direct impact they have on our global economy. As a business consultant, Kim’s real world/in-the-foxhole approach has helped organizations across multiple industries. Coined by her clients, she has earned the nickname “pathfinder” for her efficiency approach to identifying problems and developing solutions. A trusted advisor, Kim has held a variety of interim roles within numerous startups ensuring a seamless implementation period. Kim has a proven track record in helping businesses maximize their successes, and continues to work with the most dynamic organizations.

Kim lives in Bexley, OH and continues to be an active member of her community through memberships such as: Board Chair – Entrepreneurs Consortium for Veterans, Team Lead – Community Consulting Team, Equal Opportunity Advisor – US Army Reserves. Kim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Resources & Technology Management from Troy University; she earned a Master’s degree in Business Operational Excellence & Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from The Ohio State University.