tim leads nea and its funds’ global operations, financial management and reporting and is a member of the portfolio management leadership team. he joined nea in 2008 as the chief financial officer. tim began his career at pricewaterhousecoopers (c&l), where he was a manager specializing in mutual funds, venture capital and broker dealers. following that he joined the securities and exchange commission corporate finance division. prior to joining nea, he had been a cfo of both tech and med firms, as well as working in corporate finance for marriott international and black and decker. tim earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from loyola university and his master’s degree concentrating in financial management from johns hopkins university.