Tim Brennan is CEPR's chief operating officer. As such, he oversees financial and operating activities, while serving as a strategic partner to CEPR’s leadership team. Prior to joining CEPR, Tim served as chief operating and financial officer of social investment research pioneer KLD Research & Analytics, Inc, directing the growth and ultimate sale of the company to RiskMetrics Group in 2009. Previously, Tim co-founded and led Brennan & Fournier, Inc., providing contract financial and operations leadership to New England mission-based organizations. During his five-year tenure as president, the firm assumed an ongoing leadership role in over twenty individual organizations. From 1992 through 1998, Tim served as CFO at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), directing the company’s growth from $12 million to $62 million in revenue, with operational activities in eleven countries. Tim earlier held senior management positions with C.R. Bard, Inc., a Fortune 500 developer and marketer of medical products and services. Tim earned his B.A. at the University of Notre Dame and his MBA in accounting at Boston College.