Ms. Mims is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Blum Capital Partners, L.P., a long-term strategic equity investment management firm where she leads a team of seasoned accounting/finance professionals with responsibility for the Financial, Operations, Compliance and Tax functions of the firm. Prior to joining Blum Capital, Ms. Mims worked at The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) from 2002 through early 2020. During her 18-year tenure at Boeing, Ms. Mims held several positions including Director, International Finance and the Assistant Treasurer, Global Treasury Operations. Ms. Mims had oversight of the Foreign exchange, commodity and inflation hedging portfolio, cash investments and global banking infrastructure and her notable contributions include the development of tech-driven processes and systems that drove efficiency, multimillion-dollar cost savings, and operational excellence. Prior to Boeing, Ms. Mims spent seven years in sales serving as a strategic advisor to match FX solutions with corporate clients’ risk profiles at Citibank (NYSE: C), NationsBank (NYSE: BAC) and Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) where she pioneered an early Salesforce-like client management system and built a profitable book of business.
Ms. Mims currently serves on the board of Illinois Humanities. She has previously served on the boards of Arts & Business Council of Chicago, San Miguel Schools of Chicago, Illinois Student Assistance Commission, Southern University MBA Board of Advisors, the Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, and most recently Steppenwolf Theatre of Chicago.
Ms. Mims holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, an M.S. in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in physics from Southern University and A&M College.