Podcast with Elena Einstein

Hey gang -  this weeks guest is a wonderful woman that I met in Thailand at the 8th Annual Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference. Listen in and enjoy as we discuss various topics - from mentoring to women and minorities to leadership. This is a great one.


Elena Einstein is President of the Einstein Group LLC, a women-owned, minority
Consulting Company, and Senior Contracts Manager for International and Commercial
Satellite programs at The Boeing Company within Space and Missile Systems in El
Segundo, CA. Previously, she held a roles as Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the
Boeing Satellite Development Center (SDC) within Network and Space Systems in El Segundo, CA.
Elena’s educational background includes a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership
(EDOL) from Pepperdine University. She received a Master of Science from University
of La Verne, in Leadership; Management and has a Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration with a concentration in Electronic Business, with a Minor in Contract
Management and Law from Cal Poly Pomona University. In 2017, Elena joined
University La Verne as an adjunct faculty member.
In 2014, Elena received the Boeing Defense, Space; Security Finance Value
Integrator Award for her contributions in designing and implementing an employee
engagement team for the satellite finance commercial team. Additionally, in 2013,
Elena received the 2013 National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) Top
Professionals under 40 in Contract Management Award and she also received the
Boeing Engineering Operations Technology Finance Value Integrator Award for her
contributions in designing and implementing a training curriculum for over 10,000
Boeing Finance Employees. She is also a member of the National Contract Management Association San Fernando
Valley Chapter, Past President, and current Advisor; Seal Beach Boeing Hispanic
Employee Network President 2012-2013; Diversity and Inclusion Council Chair 2013-
2017; and the Boeing Aerospace Leadership Chapter (BALC)-Vice President of
Programs 2012-2017. Elena is also the Women of ALPFA Chair (2013-2017) for the
ALPFA Los Angeles Chapter. Recently in 2017, she became the VP of the ALPFA Los
Angeles Chapter.
Elena’s expertise is in various areas of Contract Management and Negotiations, for both
Domestic and International customers, Diversity and Inclusion, Training and Employee
Engagement, Development, Leadership, and Management Effectiveness.

Sandy Weston