Kim Elm Biography

Kim Elm is a Senior Vice President of RBS Citizens Bank who previously served as a Senior Credit Officer for both Mellon Leasing Corporation and Mellon Financial Corporation. She has 22 years of high level risk management experience in which she learned to investigate (and create lending structures that anticipate) the financial needs and risks of both small entrepreneurial outfits and the world’s largest corporations.  She has worked to balance the aspirations of bank customers with the prudent planning needed to mitigate her bank’s risks.

Kim graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pittsburgh with degrees in Business Administration and Fine Arts.

Having been an ardent advocate of space colonization from childhood, she was excited when later in life she found the National Space Society and had the opportunity to join the movement.  She is President of the Illinois North Shore NSS chapter and has also served on the NSS Board.