About Ken Timbers
As a co-founder and managing partner of Centennial Peaks Capital, Ken provides transactional advisory services to lower middle market clients across industries. 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-side transactions, 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 his experience across functions, industries, geographies, and company structures and stages of development (including entrepreneurial start-ups, founder-led lower middle market companies, mid-sized private organizations, and publicly traded Fortune 500 companies). With his operating, advisory, and valuation background, Ken brings a thorough understanding of M&A processes, transaction structures, quality of earnings, economic valuations, strategic planning, organizational structures, go-to-market channels, revenue models, and risk management. Ken is also an advisor for the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network of Colorado.