Kim was born in Seattle, WA and grew up in Idaho and Montana where she graduated high school in 1990. After graduating from Peace College in 1992 and Appalachian State University in 1994 with a BS in Elementary Education, Kim married her college sweetheart, Jeremy Setzer, and settled down in Lugoff, South Carolina. She spent a number of years teaching in local elementary and middle schools, eventually moving into a career in Children's Ministry. She joined the staff at Sandhills in January 2015. Kim has 3 children, Avery, Anna, and Madison and has lived in Lugoff, SC for the past 12 years. Kim enjoys singing very loudly in the car (when she is alone), spending time with family and friends, and watching movies.