Kirby joined SWS as Chief Operating Officer at its inception in 2018. Prior to SWS, Kirby spent 7 years with Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy and Operations practice, working with global and domestic clients across a range of industries, helping their organizations develop long term customer and operating strategies, improve efficiencies and performance, and launch new businesses. Prior to Deloitte, Kirby spent two years in business development at a mobile hardware and software venture, and 3 years as a program manager with a nationwide healthcare start-up. Kirby earned an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and London Business School, and holds a Masters in International Business and a BS in Marketing from the University of Florida.

Kirby is an avid sailor and diver, serving on the board of The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), and enjoys skiing and tennis when compelled to be on dry land.