About Ken Timbers
Ken is a co-founder and managing partner of Centennial Peaks Capital, LLC. Prior to forming Centennial, Ken gained broad operational and strategic experience in a number of senior-level positions (including CFO, SVP, and President) and acquired a diverse background in M&A and corporate development. Ken’s deal experience at Western Union, First Data Corporation, and IHS has been from multiple perspectives and with varied leadership responsibility and involvement (executive sponsor, strategic advisor, deal manager) on deals ranging from $1 million to $1 billion, including buy and sell sides and tuck-ins and strategic adjacencies. Ken received BA and MA degrees in Economics from Stanford University, holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, and has his Series 79 and Series 63 securities licenses.
In delivering value to client engagements, Ken is able to draw on experience across functions, industries (including financial services, data, and technology), geographies (lived outside the U.S. and managed global teams), and work environments (ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to mid-sized private organizations to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies). With past roles that include divisional CFO with a business partnering focus and segment President with P&L responsibility, Ken brings a thorough understanding of strategic planning, capital budgeting, organizational structures, go-to-market channels, revenue models, economic valuations, and risk management. Ken is also an advisor for the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network of Colorado.