M.S. West Virginia University, Industrial Labor Relations
B.S. West Virginia University, Business Administration. Concentration in Accounting
Kim Licciardi was born and raised in Springfield, VA, a suburb of Washington, D.C. She started attending WVU football games at a young age with her alumni parents and always knew she would follow in her parent’s footsteps as a legacy at WVU.
She graduated with two degrees from WVU: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Master of Science in Industrial Labor Relations. She continued her education at Wake Forest University graduating from the BB&T School of Banking. Her studies laid a strong foundation in finance, investment banking, commercial lending, and negotiating skills.
Kim spent 15 years with BB&T Bank in various roles and spent the latter part of her career as a Vice President and Commercial Banker in the North Central WV and Southwestern PA markets. From her time with BB&T, Kim has been involved in numerous sale and acquisition transactions, totaling more than $100 million in financing. The experience and expertise that Kim brings are in the areas of investment property analysis, deal structure, contract negotiations, client engagement, and underwriting. Additionally, over the years Kim has developed a vast network of clients and contacts in the Greater WV and PA markets.
After “retiring” from Banking in 2020, Kim joined the Black Diamond Realty team to focus on her passion of bringing buyers and sellers together and raising the standards of commercial real estate. Kim is both passionate about her clients and passionate about the contributions she can make in the community. She sits on two local advisory boards at The Pines County Club and The Morgantown Marathon. Kim also devotes time to the American Red Cross and the WVU Children’s Hospital Gala. Her previous affiliations include Business Networking International (BNI), Morgantown Chamber of Commerce, and the Cheat Lake Rotary.