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Kim Lew

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Kim Lew

CEO, Columbia Investment Management Company
Kim Lew

Joining in November 2020, Kim Y. Lew is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Columbia Investment Management Company, responsible for managing the University’s endowment. She came to Columbia from Carnegie Corporation of New York, where she worked for more than a decade, most recently as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. Lew began her career at Chemical Bank as a credit analyst, after receiving her BS in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to graduate with an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1992, after which she joined Prudential Capital Group and then the Ford Foundation, where she spent more than a decade, first as an equity analyst investing in the technology sector and then as a senior manager responsible for the organization’s private equity investments. Lew serves on the board of Ariel Investments and Girls Who Invest and on the investment committees of the National Gallery of the Arts, ACLU and Wesleyan University.