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Ms. Nancy Pierce

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President and Managing Director

Company Description: KELD LLC was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.  Our goal is to identify, consult, invest in and help build companies that provide new...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • honorary doctorate , commercial science
    St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • B.S. degree , communications
    Colorado State University
  • M.B.A.
    California State University , Chico
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Zhone | About | Corporate Governance
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Nancy Pierce President and Managing Director of KELD LLC
Our Team
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Nancy Pierce
Nancy Pierce has over 28 years experience in public and private companies in strategy, business development, corporate governance, finance, operations, legal, information systems, financing, investor and media relations and mergers and acquisitions.
Pierce currently serves as President and Managing Director of KELD, an investment management and strategic advisement company focusing on advising and investing in young technology companies. KELD is invested directly, and through partnerships, in a range of new technology frontiers looking for breakthrough technologies in energy, medical technology, software and communications. KELD partners with leading venture capital firms and other strategic investors to provide the resources to maximize the potential of young companies. In addition to her duties as President of KELD, Pierce is a director and audit committee member for publicly traded Zhone Technologies (Nasdaq:ZHNE) in Oakland, CA and is the Managing Director of MCAP Ventures.Â
Prior to KELD, Pierce was co-founder, director, chief financial officer, treasurer, corporate development officer and secretary of Carrier Access Corporation. She served as chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer for Carrier Access from 1992 through 2001. While chief financial officer, Pierce obtained and closed two venture-backed financings totaling over $16M. Pierce raised over $200 million in by directing the company’s initial public offering in 1998 and secondary offering in of 2002 and sale of the company in 2008. Prior to co-founding Carrier Access, Pierce held senior positions at IBM and ROLM Corporation in Silicon Valley.
In her role as corporate development officer, Pierce lead all legal transactions for the company and was principle in determining the strategic direction of Carrier Access by spearheading initiatives for strategic partnerships, identifying and implementing complementary company acquisitions and mergers, and for growing sales, OEM and distribution partnerships. She completed multiple asset purchases and mergers for the company and managed business development, investor relations, legal and facilities for the company. Prior to co-founding Carrier Access, Pierce held senior positions at IBM and ROLM Corporation in Silicon Valley.
Nancy has a BS from Colorado State University, a MBA from California State University, Chico and an honorary PhD in Commercial Science from St. Thomas Aquinus.
Board of Trustees Boulder Community Hospital
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Nancy Pierce
Rocky Mountain News: Business
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Nancy Pierce, co-founder of Boulder-based Carrier Access Corp., has been named interim chief financial officer of the company, effective immediately.
Knowledge Adventure - Management
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Nancy Pierce CFO and Treasurer
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Nancy Pierce has over 29 years of experience in public and private companies in strategy, business development, corporate governance, finance, operations, legal, information systems, financing, investor and media relations, and mergers and acquisitions.
Pierce joined Knowledge Adventure in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, and is responsible for managing financial operations and investor relations within the Company.
In addition to her duties at Knowledge Adventure, Pierce is on the Board of Directors at Zhone Technologies, Nasdaq: (ZHNE) and is the Managing Director of KELD and MCAP Ventures. Pierce also serves on many public and private boards, including the University of Colorado Silicon Flatirons Entrepreneurship Board, Escape Media Group, First Funder and the Boulder Community Hospital Foundation Board. Also, Pierce has also served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee on the Board of Koala Corporation, a publicly traded corporation. Prior to Knowledge Adventure, Pierce served as chief financial officer, corporate development officer, secretary and treasurer of publicly traded Carrier Access Corporation from 1992 to 2008.
Pierce has a B.S from Colorado State University an MBA from California State University - Chico, and an honorary PhD in Commercial Science from St. Thomas Aquinas.
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