Dream Center Executive Director
Robert Kimble has been a resident of Dubuque Iowa since 1989. Robert graduated from Emmaus Bible College with a Degree in Biblical Studies in 1999. Following graduation he joined AmeriCorps Vista and served as Youth Coordinator in East Dubuque, Illinois, from 2000-2002. Robert held various positions at the Dubuque Community Y from 2002 through 2013. He also served the Dubuque Community as girl's high school and varsity basketball coach at Dubuque Senior High School from 2005-2013. Robert is currently the Pastor of Radius Church and Executive Director of the Dubuque Dream Center. He is married to Nellie Kimble, and they have five daughters.
Nellie Kimble was born and raised in Dubuque. She has been a restaurant and convenience store manager, as well as start-up manager for many chains. She is a certified intervener through Utah State University for deaf blind and has worked for the Dubuque Community Schools for 7 years with special needs. She has also worked for Camp Albrecht Acres for several years. Nellie resigned from the school district last year and volunteers at the Dubuque Dream Center.
Academic Center Coordinator
In her fifth year as a special education teacher at Fulton Elementary, Gabby has been
volunteering at the Dubuque Dream Center after school for the past 3 years. After working with our first-ever summer programming in 2016, she's excited to be serving as the Dream Center's Academic Center Coordinator. "I have enjoyed spending my days working with the kids in the Academic Center, watching them play, and spending time on fun field trips with them."
5th grade boys basketball Coach
Meet our teachers, paras, and school connectors in partnership with the Dubuque Community Schools!