Kimberly M. Ellis (PhD, Florida State University) is an Associate Professor at Florida Atlantic University. Her research examining how acquisition integration process factors influence deal outcomes has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and other outlets. In addition, Kimberly is a founding member of the Africa Journal of Management editorial review board, a member of the editorial board of Strategic Organization, and an ad-hoc reviewer for the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and British Journal of Management among other leading journals. Kimberly is an active member of SMS having served as a representative-at-large for the Strategy Process Interest Group and General Track Chair for the 2013 Annual Conference. Also, she is recognized as a Friend of SMS and since 2000 has consistently served as presenter, reviewer, panelist, session chair, and PDW organizer for the Strategy Process and Corporate Strategy Interest Groups.