Steph Korey Biography/Wiki
Steph Korey is an American entrepreneur, angel investor, and early-stage investor. She has invested in numerous businesses, including LoveVery, Intimately, Veracity Selfcare, and Starday Foods.
|Place of Birth||Ohio, USA|
|Net worth||$200 million (estimated)|
Steph Korey Background
Korey was raised in Ohio and was born in the United States. Her mother was born in Romania, and her father in Lebanon. She traveled frequently as a child to see her relatives in Europe and the Middle East.
Steph Korey Education
Steph Korey studied at Brown University where she majored in international relations. She continued to Columbia University where she was awarded her MBA.
Steph Korey Career
Steph Korey was the CEO of Away, the company she helped build from 2015-2020.She worked at Bloomingdale’s and Kate Spade after graduating.
By 2011, Korey had joined Warby Parker and served as its Head of Supply Chain, overseeing the organization’s production, fulfillment, and supply chain initiatives. During her employment there, she got to know Jennifer Rubio, co-founder of Away.
She left the business in 2014, earned her MBA, and began working as a supply chain and merchandising strategy consultant for the Casper mattress brand.
Together with Jennifer Rubio, Korey co-founded the direct-to-consumer travel agency Away. The firm formed by Korey and Rubio was one of the most well-funded by the time it raised $31 million in 2017.
Jen Rubio and Steph Korey first crossed paths in 2011 while serving as members of the Warby Parker early management team. When they started Away in 2015,
The business features brick and mortar facilities in addition to its primary internet sales. Because Away is a direct-to-consumer retailer, it is able to sell to customers without the help of middlemen or distributors. Its goods are sold in the UK and the entire United States.
As an angel investor and early-stage investor, Steph Korey has made numerous investments in businesses. These businesses include Modern Fertility, Intimately, Veracity Selfcare, Starday Foods, and Lovevery.
In 2018 and 2019, Steph was named one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Builders + Innovators, and Away was chosen twice by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies.
Steph Korey Net worth
Steph Korey has an estimated net worth of $200 million. The company she helped co-found is worth more than $1 billion.
Steph Korey Husband
Steph Korey is married to Pedro Goodwin. Pedro Goodwin is Steph Korey’s Husband.