Interim Board Chair
Wesleyan University, B.A.; Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D. in Business Administration.
Kira dedicated her career to academia. With a PhD in business from UC Berkeley, she was on the faculty at Emory University, Duke University, and Boston University business schools before retiring from academia in 2019. Her areas of scholarly interest include firm strategy, innovation, intellectual property rights, and environmental policy, and she developed programs to educate business students on strategic responses to climate change. Kira now spends her time parenting, adventuring, and enjoying the Brookwood community. Kira joined the Board in 2018 and she serves on the Finance and Investment Committee.