Robin Schlimgen is Managing Director and head of the BLX Phoenix office, which opened in Spring of 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Real Estate as well as completing the Karl Eller Entrepreneurship Program from the University of Arizona. Ms. Schlimgen is a 26 year veteran of arbitrage rebate compliance services.
Ms. Schlimgen gained the majority of her experience while working in the arbitrage rebate services group at Ernst and Young where she served as Senior Manager in charge of the Arizona practice for 16 years. During her tenure at Ernst and Young, she was responsible for the overall office and project management of the Arizona rebate practice. Ms. Schlimgen’s experience includes, but is not limited to the preparation of hundreds of complex rebate reports, coordination of workflow to insure timely preparation of calculations, technical reviewer of a wide variety of financings, and trainer of new rebate personnel. She has also spoken to several regional associations regarding arbitrage rebate and yield restriction regulations.
Ms. Schlimgen gained considerable experience with the various complexities of student loan issuers, variable rate issues, yield optimization, the unique structure and complexities of Arizona school districts, as well as a variety of other financings.