Kimberly Pena

Kimberly is a native New Mexican who graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Accounting, from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management. Kimberly was inducted into the Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame in 2013 and was a nominee in the San Diego Business Journal’s 9th Annual Women Who Mean Business Award.

Kimberly is a the Managing Member of FPR Advisors LLC which she formed in 2014 primarily to serve publicly and privately owned emerging growth companies. Its advisory services include assisting with U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting, structuring and accounting for business transactions, both buy and sell side due diligence procedures, merger acquisition and joint venture accounting and integration, analysis of both unstructured and structured data to enhance operational and financial performance, and processes and procedures for compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) and other regulatory compliance.

Kimberly has more than 20 years of experience in providing financial consulting, accounting, regulatory compliance services, and financial statement audits, to a variety of public and private emerging growth companies as well as large multinational corporations in various industries including high tech, software, biotechnology, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, financial institutions, construction, and not-for-profit. The majority of Kimberly’s career and experience come from her twelve years combined as a senior manager at Arthur Andersen in Albuquerque and San Diego and KPMG in San Diego. Kimberly was a principal at REDW where she used her prior experience to enhance and grow the services to clients and the technical experience of the staff prior to forming FPR Advisors LLC. Kimberly was also a corporate controller for an international internet company where she was involved in the day to day accounting transactions and in the preparation of the company’s public offering documents, due diligence and integration of acquisitions, and raising private equity. Kimberly also owned a small retail company.

In addition to serving as a trustee and Audit Committee Chair of the University of New Mexico Foundation, Kimberly serves as a lector for the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary catholic church. She and her mother, Corine, also an alumna of the Anderson School of Management, fund an annual scholarship for students of the Anderson School of Management and are currently working towards a permanent endowment.

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