Kevin W. Pearson

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Kevin Wayne Pearson is a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was called to serve in the First Quorum of the Seventy on April 5, 2008. He was serving as president of the Washington Tacoma Mission at the time of his call.

Pearson was born on April 10, 1957, in Salt Lake City, where he was raised. He later earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Utah, where he won a write-in campaign for student body president, interned with Hinckley Institute of Politics in Washington, DC, and was a pitcher on the Ute baseball team. He went on to receive his MBA degree from Harvard Business School. During his career, he was vice president of Brighton Consulting Group (1984–1988), principal at Ernst & Young (1988–1991), chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Medicode (1991–1997), and chief executive officer of Ingenix (1998–2005).

Pearson served as a missionary to Helsinki, Finland, from 1976 to 1978. He has also served as elders quorum president, Young Men president, high councilor, and bishop. He and his wife, June, are the parents of six children.