Author Archives: Kathy Lai

About Kathy Lai

Kathy is an entrepreneur, freelancer and recovering investment banker. She recently left a 10-year career in Finance, which spanned positions at JPMorgan, Blackstone and Lincoln International, to pursue a life of greater purpose. Kathy is a fanatic animal lover, a proud mom to Luke Skywalker (who was born cat but identifies as dog) and a former intern at the Farm Sanctuary. She also serves as a member of the Midwest Regional Board for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys party planning, cooking, traveling, going to Paper Source and working out. Kathy does not enjoy injustice, heights and sharks (although she respects their place in a healthy ecosystem). She earned a BA in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.