Kym Hubbard

Kym Hubbard is an experienced financial executive with a track record for success in the financial services industry and executive leadership. Her career includes portfolio management, strategic planning, corporate governance, structuring and negotiating financial transactions, creating and implementing ESG policies, and P&L responsibility. She has over 30 years experience in various industries, and diverse areas of financial services, including; an auditor at a major accounting firm, sale side and buy side investment experience, impact Investing, executive leadership,P & L responsibility, treasury management, global investment management, and public company audit committee experience, which may qualify Kym as a financial expert.

Kym Hubbard was elected to the boards of State Auto Financial Corporation, (NASDAQ:STFC} in 2016, the PIMCO Funds (2017), and the PIMCO Equity Funds (2019). At STFC Kym is Chair of the Investment Committee and serves on the Audit, Compensation, and Independent Committees. At PIMCO, she Co-chairs the Valuation Oversight Committee and is a member of the Audit, Governance, and Investment Committees.

Prior to joining the Boards, Kym was the Global Head of Investments for Ernst & Young, Global (EYG). As a key executive in the EY global network Kym guided EYG affiliates in the UK, Canada, and Latin American Countries on global risk management, investment strategy and policy, corporate governance, and capital and debt restructuring. Kym influenced global partners and teamed with key management leaders in several of EY’s global network affiliates within 150 countries.

As Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, of Ernst & Young, Americas LLP, (EY), Kym managed more than $15B dollars in active defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plan assets for over 67,000 US employees. As Treasurer, she had responsibility for the firms’ corporate governance, risk management, credit and debt management, cash budgeting, capital structure, treasury cyber security initiatives, regulatory oversight, and staff management. She provided Treasury leadership for multi million dollar acquisitions of 15 companies.

Kym’s leadership and P&L experience was enhanced when she was appointed Executive Director/CEO of the Illinois Finance Authority. She was a member of Governor’s Economic Cabinet for energy, infrastructure, and executive leadership and;
➢ Generated $4m—$10m in annual revenue
➢ Managed $23b in outstanding tax exempt bonds
➢ Created thousands of jobs throughout the State of Illinois in various industries
➢ Worked closely with top State legislatures on strategic plans and other key issues in Illinois
➢ Structured funding for businesses in manufacturing, education, health care, agriculture, government, and nonprofit industries
➢ Managed a staff of 30 employees

Kym is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. She has a B.S degree in Accounting from Bradley University where she graduated with honors. She has worked in various industries including, corporate, public accounting, insurance, government, investment banking, capital markets, and banking.

Kym is active in her community. She does public speaking on governance and leadership and she sits on the Boards of two non-profit organizations; the Economic Club of Chicago, and the Field Foundation.