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Kimberly Ellison-TaylorExecutive Director, OracleVice Chair, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Wednesday, October 7, 12:05 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.The George Dean Johnson Jr. College of BusinessBMW Classroom (Room 150)160 E. Saint John St. Spartanburg, SC 29306
Kimberly is an
Executive Director in the Global Industry Solutions Group. In this capacity,
Kimberly develops and executes cloud solution strategies across
industries. She is a sought after speaker and business development
executive who has worked in the cross section of legislation and policies,
business drivers and challenges and the technologies that can reduce overhead
costs and improve process effectiveness.
Previously Kimberly served as
the Global Social Services Team leader and worked with the teams in Europe,
Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. She has also worked
with teams on big data, security, fraud prevention/detection, customer experience and modernization. Prior to Oracle, Kimberly’s work experience
includes NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Motorola, KPMG and Prince George’s
County, MD where she served as the Chief Information Technology Officer. Her
credentials include CPA, CGMA, CISA, a MBA from Loyola University and an
Master of Science in Information Technology as well as a Chief Information
Officer Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University. Kimberly is also a past chair of the Maryland Association of CPAs and has served on many committees
including New Young Professional and Tomorrow’s CPA. Currently, Kimberly is a
member of the AICPA Board of Directors, and has served on the finance and audit committees. Prior to serving on the board of directors, she served as both an elected member and designated member of council. She is a former member of the business and industry executive committee and participated in the member advisory panel (Horizons 2025). Notably, Kimberly is also the AICPA vice chair nominee.
Tim QuinlanEconomistWells Fargo Securities, LLC
Friday, October 9, 12:05 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.The George Dean Johnson Jr. College of BusinessBMW Classroom (Room 150)160 E. Saint John St. Spartanburg, SC 29306
Tim Quinlan is an economist for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, NC he provides analysis and commentary on U.S. consumer and business spending as well as macroeconomic developments in Canada, Australia and other foreign economies.
Prior to joining the economics group in 2007, Tim held positions within Wachovia as a trust account portfolio manager and as an investment strategist. Prior to joining Wachovia in 2002, he spent several years working for Putnam Investments in Boston.
His commentary is often cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and Financial Times. He is also a frequent guest the National Public Radio show, Marketplace.
Tim earned his bachelor’s degree in American studies with a concentration in the classics from Siena College in upstate New York.
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