After 20 years of Research and Development in pioneering companies such as Sun Microsystems and Palm, Inc, Amy is now a Certified Personal Financial Planner® in Silicon Valley. Active in her community, she lives in Los Altos, CA. www.amypearl.com.
Amy Pearl received a BA degree in Computer Science from Mills College, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and has completed the University of California, Santa Cruz Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning. Before entering the financial services industry, she held senior management positions with several Silicon Valley high technology companies, most recently as a Director of Engineering of a publicly traded computer company and holds several technology patents. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association and is registered as an Investment Advisor Representative. With a strong commitment to the democratic process, Amy is the Chair of the Santa Clara County Citizens Advisory Commission on Elections, on the board of her local Democratic Club and a member of the Los Altos Community Foundation’s Investment Committee. Amy and her husband Skip enjoy water skiing, travel and nature.