Kimberly Cotner David
Kimberly David is the senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas. BCM, the only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, is recognized as a premier academic health science center and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care. Located in the Texas Medical Center, BCM has affiliations with eight teaching hospitals, each known for medical excellence.
The college has total research support of $400 million, with $344 million from federal sources, and more than 90 research and patient-care centers and units. Currently, BCM trains more than 3,000 medical, graduate, nurse anesthesia , and physician assistant students, as well as residents and post-doctoral fellows. For 2011, BCM ranked as one of the top 25 medical schools for research.
Before joining BCM in 1998, Ms. David was a senior manager at Andersen (formerly Arthur Andersen) where she worked for 10 years. Her tenure at Andersen included six years as an auditor for various companies, two years as a business consultant and two years as a manager of operations for a division of one of the firm’s consulting practices.
Since joining BCM, Ms. David has served as the assistant vice president of finance and vice president of finance. In 2008, she became the vice president and chief financial officer of the college. In her current role, Ms. David has been instrumental in the college’s ongoing financial turnaround. Over the past three years, she led a team, from across the institution, to significantly improve its financial results.
Ms. David earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Oklahoma State University and her MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. She is a certified public accountant and currently serves on the boards of Child Advocates, Inc., The Immunization Partnership and the Jones Partners at Rice University.