Who We Are

Pivot Discovery was created from a single fundamental idea: when you do what you are intended to do, great things happen.

Whether you are seeking to overcome a specific challenge, maximize in your current career, or try something new, we’re here to help you. Kimberly and Alexandra have a passion for developing people and helping them reach their full potential. 

Self-awareness is a necessary tool during career exploration. There is no substitute for knowing yourself, what you’re good at, and what you enjoy doing. 1×1 sessions with a coach can help you identify your goals, design a personalized plan, and pivot to your new path to reach your potential.

Kimberly Tilley, M. Ed
Co-Founder
Kimberly is an insightful coach who identifies talents, and generates ideas to highlight and maximize strengths. She enjoys illuminating paths to achievement, while identifying practical steps to build momentum. Kimberly is a certified YouMap®coach and master trainer. She is also certified in Insights Discovery® and has deep subject matter expertise in StrengthsFinder, DiSC, and other frameworks. Kimberly has a strong track record of inspiring people to unlock their full potential, and guiding them to apply their talents in new ways that bring them deep inner satisfaction. She is known for her inspirational and engaging approach and her dynamic facilitation. Kimberly is also the author of two historical true crime books: The Poisoned Glass (2019) and Cold Heart (release date: Dec 3, 2020). She holds a B.A. in Speech Communication and has an M.Ed in Adult Learning and Development. 

Alexandra M. Balestrieri, M.B.A.
Co-Founder

Alexandra is a highly creative individual with the ability to visualize and articulate a future state in great detail. She is a subject matter expert when it comes to business management and development. A strategic thinker who efficiently gathers and synthesizes information to execute and manifest a vision. Alexandra holds a B.A. in Sculpture and Painting, an M.B.A in Marketing, and is currently pursuing a certification in Botanical Arts. She is also a YouMap® certified coach with a passion for guiding students or recent graduates through their career journey.

Kimberly and Alexandra have a combined total of over 20 years of expertise in Learning & Development. We are excited to partner with you and help achieve your goals!