Kevin Perkins is a proven global finance executive and former member of the U.S. international affairs community with over 15 years of experience working in dynamic environments. Prior to C-Path he was Associate Vice President of Finance and Global Operations at the University of Arizona (UA) where he led finance and administration for all UA’s international education programs and campuses. During his tenure, UA was able to grow its presence into nearly 60 countries greatly expanding international student access to high quality, low-cost higher education. It was also at the UA where Kevin was instrumental to establishing and managing UA Global Operations, Inc., a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit global operations support organization of the university aimed to accelerate growth of global activities.
Prior to UA, Kevin worked for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development as a U.S. diplomat specializing in international finance and foreign aid operations. For nearly a decade he lived and worked abroad and led finance teams in Senegal, El Salvador, Bahrain and Guatemala where he supported multiple federal agencies and annual appropriations exceeding $100 million. Recognized as a leader, Kevin was recipient of multiple Meritorious Honor Awards during his time in the federal government.
Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Mr. Perkins attended the University of Cincinnati earning degrees in Accounting and International Business.