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Our Associates
Jessica Edwards Interior Designer & Space Planner
Elly Dawson Referendum, Fundraising & Development Specialist
Books Authored by the KBA Team
Associate Consultants

Rob Cullin
    - Vision and Strategy
Marisa Amara
    - Space Planner and Furniture Specialist
Lehner Designs
    - Interior Design
Laura J. Isenstein
    - Facilities and Strategic Planning
Karen Knox
    - Technology Specialist
Cathy Hakala-Ausperk
    - Management & Training Specialist
Vikki Terrile
    - Special Populations
About Kimberly Bolan and Associates
Kimberly Bolan and Associates, LLC (KBA) is a library consulting firm established in 2004 by Kimberly Bolan Cullin and Rob Cullin. KBA has provided consulting services for hundreds of public, school, and academic libraries across the United States and abroad specializing in facilities planning and design, new approaches in strategic planning, 21st century library services, children’s and teen services, marketing, technology, and customer service. Clients range from small rural libraries to large urban facilities, and everything in between. Our areas of expertise include:
  • 21st century library services and transformation
  • Facility and space planning and design
  • New approaches to strategic planning
  • Community awareness and marketing
  • Technology planning
Kimberly (Kim) Bolan Cullin is an experienced librarian, consultant, and author with a broad background in libraries as well as planning and design. She is the president and principal consultant of KBA. Prior to starting KBA, Kim worked in academic, K-12, and public libraries. As a library administrator she conducted several strategic plans as well as planned and managed two public library building and expansion projects. As a library consultant, KBA has provided services to hundreds of public, school, and academic libraries across the United States and abroad. Kim is a Library Journal recognized “Mover & Shaker” (2004), has published three books and numerous journal articles, and is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences.
Rob Cullin's primary involvement with KBA began in 2005 when he and Kim co-authored Technology Made Simple and began writing and presenting together across the United States. Since then, Rob has been involved in many of KBA’s strategic plans and facilities planning projects. Through his previous work as President and Co-Founder of Evanced Solutions, LLC he has had involvement with thousands of libraries across the USA, Canada, and Australia. With a broad set of experiences reaching beyond libraries, Rob has specialties in strategic planning, data and demographic analysis, marketing, and organizational design. He was also a Library Journal recognized “Mover & Shaker” in 2008.