Elana Pianko-Ginsburg is a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley, where she pioneers socially responsible investment strategies for high net worth clients, corporations and foundations. Elana’s mission is to grow her clients’ wealth while simultaneously ensuring a better world for future generations. She believes that corporate responsibility should be integral to the investment decision-making process and enjoys educating her clients on encouraging sustainable corporate practices through investing.
Elana sits on the Advisory Council for Morgan Stanley Investment with Impact and has earned her Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor designation. Her key clients are Women, Socially Responsible Investors, Domestic Partners, Foundations and Corporations. As a leading authority in the field of Socially Responsible Investing, Elana is frequently invited to speak on the subject of Investing with Impact.
Elana’s passion for social change, philanthropy and the environment is also reflected in her volunteer work. She is a member of the Board of the National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C. and the Chair of the LA Council for the National Women's History Museum; she sits on the board for Earth Protect and is a member of the National Organization of Women Business Owners, Women’s Leadership Exchange, Step Up Women’s Network, Global Green USA and the Sustainable Business Council.
Elana was previously the founding partner at Full Glass Films, where she produced seven feature films and earned several career honors, including for her film “Gospel Hill” distributed by 20th Century Fox (starring Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, Julia Stiles, Giancarlo Esposito and Samuel L. Jackson), which she premiered at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. Elana also produced several music videos for Sony Music, one of which garnered her a Telly Award.
Elana is a proud alumnus of Sarah Lawrence College and currently resides in Santa Monica, California.