Kim Case-Nichols

Kim Case-Nichols, MBA

Chief of Staff

Business Affairs
CSB 212E
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Kimberly Case-Nichols is the chief of staff for UNLV Business Affairs. She is responsible for building strategic partnerships and aligning goals to advance UNLV’s Top Tier Initiatives. With over 17 years managing higher education facilities and developing business standardization, Kim has established herself as a reputable business leader in moving strategy into tactical action.

Kim previously served as the executive director of space and facilities management for the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, director for student affairs maintenance at UNLV, and maintenance and workflow resource manager for Stanford University Residential and Dining Enterprises. She completed the APPA Facilities Institute and holds a CEFP (Certified Educational Facilities Professional) credential. Additionally, Kim serves on the PCAPPA (Pacific Coast APPA) Board as president-elect. She is influential in change management, promoting women in facilities leadership opportunities, and implementing inclusive practices to support students, staff and the community.

Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College in Chicago, IL, and Master of Business Administration from Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont, CA. She is an active member for Bike MS, a triathlete, and participates in numerous local cycling and running charities.