Kim Roberts began her position as Executive Director of Franklin-Simpson Renaissance October 2020. She spent 5 years previously as a member of the Renaissance board. Through that time she gained an appreciation for the achievements of Renaissance. Her goal with Renaissance is to see the Downtown Historic District grow and become a vibrant destination for people to work, eat and play. She has spent most of her life in the agriculture field and she intends to use the values she has gained from that to carry out her goals as director.