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Kim Carmody

Senior Director of Parks and Recreation


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Kim Carmody is the most recent addition to the Public Works leadership team. As Senior Director of Parks and Recreation, she is responsible for Athletics, the Azalea City Golf Course, Community Centers, Events, Operations, Parks Maintenance, Recreation Administration, SAIL, Seniors & Therapeutics, and the Mobile Tennis Center.

Kim embarked on her new role with the City of Mobile’s Parks and Recreation division in May of 2023 and we look forward to experiencing the enthusiasm and dynamic approach to recreation she brings with her combined 30 years of experience.

Prior to her position with the City of Mobile, Kim served as Superintendent of Administration and Special Projects for the City of Pensacola. Previous professional roles with the City of Pensacola include Recreation and Maritime Park Cultural Events Superintendent and Recreation Supervisor. Additional professional experiences include Program Director, Public Affairs and Marketing, and Athletic Supervisor in such locations as Virginia, California, and Hawaii.

Kim’s educational profile includes Master of Arts in Special Education, University of West Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Leisure Services and Studies from Florida State University. She is a member of the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA), and Alabama Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA). Kim was awarded the Armed Forces Recreation Society (AFRS) Fellow Award and is a graduate of the NRPA Revenue Development and Management School.

Kim is a current resident of Pensacola, Florida where she serves as President Elect of the Perdido Key Rotary, Secretary for the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum Board of Directors, Vice President for the Board of Perdido Beach Futbol Club, a travel and recreational soccer program for youth ages 3 to 18, Turtle Patrol Volunteer for Escambia County Marine Resource Development and Gulf Islands Seashore Perdido Key, and a member of Five Flags Sertoma Club. Locally, Kim volunteers with Meows and Mutts, an animal rescue in Mobile, where she fosters animals until permanent homes can be found. Kim’s community involvement and civic leadership have earned her Rotarian of the Year and Sertoman of the Year distinctions.

When not working or volunteering, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, a retired United States Navy Senior Chief, their two sons, and four dogs. Hobbies include sports and travel.

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