Kimberly Pinter is a Visiting Fellow at Independent Women’s Forum. She is a tax, budget, and economic policy expert with more than two and a half decades of both government and private sector experience. She most recently served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs (Tax & Budget) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury under President Trump. She had previously worked for Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), whom she staffed on tax reform as his Legislative Counsel for Tax and Economic Policy. She also worked for Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) as tax counsel to the House Small Business Committee and Senator Craig Thomas (R-WY) as tax counsel, staffing him on the Senate Finance Committee.
Her private sector experience includes serving as a senior executive for Pfizer Inc, where she was responsible for government relations for all federal tax and corporate finance issues as well as regional trade issues, and nine years at the National Association of Manufacturers as Director, Corporate Finance and Tax, specializing in international tax and corporate governance issues. As a recognized expert in these areas, she was regularly interviewed for and quoted by print media, television, and radio, including The Washington Post, NBC Nightly News, CNBC, and BBC television and radio. Additionally, she testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs as well as the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
Ms. Pinter received her B.A. in international affairs and Spanish from The George Washington University, her M.A. in linguistics from George Mason University, and her J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.