Tim Propp joined CIEE in September 2013 as chief financial officer and was promoted to chief operating officer in March 2016. Previously, he served as chief business officer of Thunderbird School of Global Management, where he was responsible for overseeing the school’s worldwide business affairs including strategic planning, investments, risk management, finance and accounting, human resources, technology, legal, facilities, outsourced services, and foreign offices in Russia and France. Prior to joining Thunderbird in 2000, Tim was an executive in the banking industry, holding successive positions with The Arizona Bank, Security Pacific, Bank of America, Caliber Bank, and Bank One, where he ultimately served as chief administrative officer for Bank One International Corporation Americas Division. He became a certified public accountant in 1988.
Tim is a member of Financial Executives International, where he was twice named finalist for Arizona CFO of the Year, and is a member of the CFO Alliance, the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of CPAs. He also serves or has served on the boards of the CFO Alliance, Phoenix Business Journal’s CFO Advisory Board, Inroads, Inc., and HomeBase Youth Services.
Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University.