The Box Truck Lady

kim marie jones braud the box truck lady



Kim M. Braud, Owner

Prior to her entrepreneurial endeavors, Kim was the Affinity Sales Management Consultant for Nationwide Insurance. She was responsible for prospecting, researching, and identifying new groups to present the benefits of the Nationwide Affinity program. During her tenure in this position, she generated over $300 million in direct written premium. Previously, she was the Operations Business Support Consultant. In support of regional growth and profit strategies, she served as a subject matter expert by guiding and promoting the brand reputation in regional markets. She led and assisted in the development of intricate local market community outreach and lead generation opportunities, initiated and developed integrated strategies and implemented new and innovative approaches to sustaining growth opportunities. Over the course of her 15-year career with Nationwide, she has held a variety of other leadership positions across the country.

Kim is also an engaged community servant and dedicated volunteer. She has been featured in the 2010 through 2017 issues of Who’s Who in Black Atlanta, is the recipient of the 2017 American Red Cross Special Citation for Exceptional Volunteer Service, the 2012 Presidential Drum Major for Service Volunteer Service Award, and several other community awards. She was also featured in the Fall 2011 edition of the Strayer University Scholar Magazine and was recognized in the 2014 & 2018 issues of The Atlantan as a Woman of Power and Influence.

Evans Cutchmore Holdings, owned by Ms Braud, and its subsidiaries operate in various industries, including manufacturing, logistics, insurance (focusing on life, accident, and health insurance), real estate, and e-commerce. The company also provides mentorship and capital investments to support female founders through its Collab Atlanta Initiative. 

She is the proud owner of Fleurty Wick Brands, one of America's largest minority-owned female-founded scent manufacturing companies.  Through her Chandler Academy, she has mentored more than 400 women to become business owners.  She also owns Jones Freight Lines, a LTL motor carrier in Atlanta, Larkspur Wealth Management, Rosemore Cook Industries, and several other entities.