Tim Carter is the Chief Financial Officer at Piper Jaffray Companies, an investment bank and asset management firm. In his previous role as Treasurer and Head of Financial Risk Management, he was responsible for managing the firm’s financing activities, capital structure and market, credit and liquidity risk. He also managed the firm’s insurance programs as well as the financial planning and analysis function. Tim also provides staff support and financial expertise to the Piper Jaffray Foundation. He joined Piper Jaffray in 1995 and has held various finance positions including Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. During his time at Piper Jaffray, Tim has been a key participant in multiple strategic corporate development actions that have helped shape the firm. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, he worked in public accounting at Deloitte. Tim graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a BA in Accounting and is a licensed CPA. Tim lives with his wife and two daughters in St. Paul.