Elaine King works with clients to establish channels of communication, identify the specific needs of each client family and create custom solutions that will support and strengthen their wealth enterprises. Author of the two award-winning books “Family and Money Matters Next Generation” and “La Familia y El Dinero Hecho Facil”, Elaine has traveled the world through her work with clients to provide them with information needed to successfully navigate the myriad of challenges associated with a life with wealth.
Before joining WE Family Offices, Elaine served as vice president of Bessemer Trust’s $75 billion family office group. Prior to that, she served as 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. Elaine currently 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 provide clients with multi-faceted advice about succession planning, next generation education, family governance structures and decision-making, intergenerational communication, and financial competency programs family members.
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 on the Collaborative Family Law Institute Board. She mentors children and supports CIMA, a shelter for homeless children, in her native Peru. Elaine is frequently invited to comment on international television and radio shows and is frequently quoted by international news organizations for her work in the field of finance and family. Elaine has an International Business Degree from St. Mary’s University, an International MBA from Thunderbird, and has participated in graduate studies in Family Therapy from Georgetown University.