Kim Y. Lew, CFA is CEO of Columbia Investment Management Company which manages the endowment of Columbia University in the city of New York. Previously, she was the CIO of Carnegie Corporation of New York, the private grant making foundation founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 which she joined from the Ford Foundation.
Lew started her career in the middle market banking group of Chemical Bank and following business school joined Prudential Capital Group. Lew graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S in Economics and from the Harvard Graduate School of Business with an MBA. She is a CFA charterholder and has served as both a standard setter and grader.
Lew serves on the Boards of Ariel Investment Management Mutual Funds and Girls Who Invest. She serves on the investment committees of the ACLU and National Gallery of Arts.