Frauke Peterson, MBA CPA
Frauke Peterson is a member of Warburton Capital Management’s Board of Directors. Born in Germany, Frauke grew up in Montreal, Canada. Frauke holds the CPA Certification, an Undergraduate Degree from Concordia University in Montreal and an MBA from The University of Tulsa. Frauke moved to the United States in 1996 as Controller & Six Sigma Leader for a Fortune 500 company. She became a US Citizen in 2012. After decades of traveling globally in various executive roles, she decided to take a new career path, focus on the local business community and spend more time with her family. Realizing there was a need for accounting and HR support within the Tulsa small business community, Frauke joined LUXA as a principal in 2007.
Frauke became the sole owner of LUXA in 2019. As CEO, Frauke brings International and big-business perspective to small and mid-sized companies. She leverages experience gained working with Fortune 50 companies to lead her 18 employees in providing accounting and human resource services to their client base. Frauke takes great pride in LUXA maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. LUXA serves both for profit and non-profit organizations throughout the nation.
Frauke volunteers her time working with not-for-profits to help develop sound financial strategies. She is a Board member of Tulsa Area United Way, the Tulsa Ballet, the Philbrook Museum, Girls Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma and Visit Tulsa. In 2019, Frauke was honored by the Tulsa Area United Way with the Clydella Hentschel Award for Women in Leadership.
In 2019, she was also inducted into The University of Tulsa Business Hall of Fame as an Outstanding Entrepreneur. In 2018, she received the Governor’s Commendation as Oklahoma’s State Diversity and Minority Small Business Champion. In 2017, she was the recipient of the Tulsa Chamber Small Business Diversity Advocate award, and, in 2012, Frauke was honored by Tulsa Business & Legal News as a Woman of Distinction.
Finding a little time for a personal life, Frauke has 6 children, 1 dog and is active with yoga, biking, hiking, reading, skiing and gardening!