Yelena Furman People Operations Manager
Yelena Furman has vast experience in business, art consulting and public relations having created and implemented comprehensive communications platforms, as well as organized, coordinated and managed conferences, events & exhibitions. She is highly organized, and has successfully managed teams of very disparate constituents.
Yelena's passion for the arts has led to involvement with numerous non-profit art and cultural organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Advisers of The Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City, and volunteers with organizations focused on educational and cultural activities. She completed a Masters Degree in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and holds a BBA in Operations Management from Baruch College.
Her interpersonal skills and meticulous nature serve her well in her current position as People Operations Manager, in which she attracts new talent, focuses on agent success and ensures a dynamic culture at the firm.
Yelena Furman was born in Kiev, Ukraine and spent her childhood in Brooklyn, still calling it home today. She loves art, food and travel, you can find her at a multitude of events throughout New York City.
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