Author of the 2 award winning books Family and Money Matters Next Generation and La Familia y El Dinero Hecho Facil, Elaine King is frequently invited to international television and radio shows and is quoted by international news organizations for her brilliance and philosophy in the field of finance and family. With an International Business Degree from St. Mary’s University and an International MBA from Thunderbird the #1 ranked school in the world by the Financial Times, and Graduate studies in Family Therapy from Georgetown, Elaine’s expertise is unparalleled.
Her career has taken her to Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Japan, Mexico, Peru and across the United States. Currently serves as WE Family Offices Director of Family Education & Governance. She has also served as Vice President of Bessemer Trust's $88 billion family office group, Managing Director of LFG, Director of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust's Wealth and Well-Being Planning Institute, Investment Manager of the Royal Bank of Scotland's Coutts Latin America Division and Investment Manager of Citigroup’s $13 billion advisory service group. All these experiences along with her insight into finance and family dynamics and careful studies led to the creation of “Family and Money Matters Institute™” lessons simple enough for everyone to understand.
Elaine King resides in Miami, FL, and is a successful Certified Financial Planner ™, Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst who provides families with planning strategies by helping them understand, organize and manage their wealth around an actionable strategy. Her unique vision allows her to play multi-faceted roles of advising on retirement planning, saving for educational needs, estate planning, family meetings and financial competency programs for children & women. She is a public speaker, a public educator, and serves as Ambassador for the CFP Board, the Financial Planning Association Board, Estate Planning Council and has served for the Collaborative Family Law Institute Board. She mentors children and supports CIMA, a shelter for homeless children, in her native Peru.
Elaine is an inspiration to families everywhere, with proper planning and her easy-to-follow lessons, everyone should be able to reach their financial goals.