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Who We Are

US American Miss is a natural scholarship based pageant system that is all about expanding the lives of the young women through an amazing pageant journey. From receiving the state crown through your journey to nationals, our delegates are treated like family and are given endless opportunities to promote their title, platforms and gain life-long skills for the future.


We want our girls to not only have the time of their life at the National Pageant, but make memories and sisters that will last a lifetime. US American Miss prides itself on being one of the fastest growing new National Pageant systems.

This system was founded by a Mother and Daughter who have a love for pageantry. Both have been former pageant competitors as well as directors and know how create an exciting pageant environment for everyone. We want our delegates to come in be their genuine self, have fun and most importantly, leave it all on the stage.

"Be you....Be Genuine....Be US American Miss"

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Meet Our Team

Kimberly Dornheim

Founder and Executive Director

Meet our Founder and National Executive Director, Kim Dornheim! 

Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts from the American Military University and earned her Master’s Degree at Walden University. Residing in Pennsylvania, she is currently employed with a major pharmaceutical company as a Manager of Site Contracting.

Kim personally has an extensive background in pageantry that has extended over the past 20 years.  As a contestant in a major pageant system in her earlier years, her love of pageantry evolved as her daughter followed in her footsteps.  Continuing to serving as a State Director with a National Pageant system for four years, Kim then became a National Consultant with a major National system.  Her goal of becoming a National Director was realized in 2019. She began the necessary steps towards creating and becoming the Founder of US American Miss Scholarship Pageants, launching the inaugural year with her daughter and Co-Founder in 2021. 

As National Executive Director and Co-Founder, Kim spends much of her time and energy preparing a program that will make each delegate feel like Royalty as they become part of the family of US American Miss!  Kim cannot wait to personally welcome each and every one of you into the “Sisterhood of a Lifetime”!

Courtney Dornheim

Founder and Executive Producer

Meet our Co-Founder and National Executive Producer, Courtney Dornheim!


Courtney attended Coastal Carolina University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management with a Minor in Pre-Law.

Courtney currently resides in Tampa, Florida, along with her furbaby, Rocky! She spends her workweek as a Site Contract Lead for a prominent pharmaceutical company.

Courtney’s love of pageantry has continued over the years since the day she began her pageant journey as a contestant at both State and National levels of competition.  She joined her mother Kim in the role of co-director at the State level for a National system and working in a National system as a member of the working staff.  

Over the years, she too has always dreamed of creating her own system, and alongside her mother, that dream is finally a reality. Courtney has a passion for production and enjoys all the aspects of creating the stage, music, and visuals. Courtney cannot wait to welcome all the delegates and crown the "Infinite 8".

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