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Kim Y. Lew, CFA®

President and CEO, Columbia Investment Management Company

Kim's Expertise

Kim is President and CEO of Columbia Investment Management Company, which manages the endowment of Columbia University in the City of New York. She joined Columbia from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, one of the oldest private grant making foundations, where she served as its CIO, Prior to Carnegie, Kim worked at the Ford Foundation for 13 years in key research and investment roles in both public and private equity markets. She also worked for the Eastern Regional office of Prudential Capital and in the Middle Market Banking Group of the former Chemical Bank. Kim serves on the board of Girls Who Invest and TIFF Advisory Services. She also serves on the investment committees of Wesleyan University, the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Gallery of Arts. In 1996 she was awarded her Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Kim earned her BS from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from the Harvard Graduate School.