Ellen Kim


Location: Washington, DC

Member Since: 2011

Ellen joined Rotunda Capital Partners (RCP) as an Operating Partner in 2022 where she is responsible for working with RCP’s portfolio companies to enhance value creation through sustained growth and executing on the company’s strategy. She has served as Interim CFO for numerous portfolio companies.

Chief Financial Officer of Roti Modern Mediterranean, a 40-unit fast casual restaurant with locations in Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas, Minneapolis and New York City.
Ellen’s previous professional experiences have spanned across both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she was a Director in AlixPartner’s Restaurant and Foodservice practice working with private equity-backed and public restaurant groups on a range of operational initiatives. She has also worked at ‘Wichcraft, Chef Tom Colicchio’s quick service restaurant group, was a political appointee in the Obama Administration at the US Small Business Administration, and she started her career in the Municipal Securities Division at Citigroup.

Ellen was a 2012 Marshall Memorial Fellow, as well as a 2014 American Council on Germany Fellow. She is active with several Korean-American organizations. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from MIT and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.