Elena Hahn Kiam has focused both professionally and philanthropically on creating opportunities for others, particularly those who are entering the workforce or are at career crossroads. As co-owner and creative director of lia sophia, she helped spearhead a direct sales business which provided tens of thousands of women with entrepreneurial earnings opportunities. She currently is reinventing lia sophia for the next generation along with consulting and investing in other consumer products companies. Prior to her work at lia sophia, Elena’s professional endeavors includes 15 years at J.P. Morgan primarily in the Asset Management/Private Banking division.
She is an active board member at several non-profit organizations, including Dress for Success which assists disadvantaged women transitioning into the workplace, the 92Y and the Nightingale-Bamford school, a K-12 girls school. Elena also serves as an elected Director of the Harvard Alumni Association and has worked with the Harvard College Fund as a member of the HFC’s Executive Committee .
Elena is a graduate of Harvard University. She and her husband Tory Kiam reside in New York City and have three children.