CEO, Butterfly Strategies, LLC, MMCA Trustee & LGBTQIA+ Ally
A former congressional aide, Hannah Y. Kim is the CEO of Butterfly Strategies, LLC with more than 13+ years of experience in strategic communications, advocacy, and operations in political, nonprofit and philanthropic spheres. She served as the AAPI Communications Director in the Biden campaign and previously as Chief of Staff / Communications Director to Rep. Charles B. Rangel. On the Hill, Hannah drafted and passed five bills, chaired the Democratic Communicators Network, established the Congressional Yogi Association, and organized the first-ever TEDxUSCongress. She is a founding Board Member of the Multicultural Media Correspondents Association and member of the National Press Club.
A proud pastor’s kid, Hannah remains committed to public service and social justice. She is the official ambassadress of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation and founder of Remember727 dedicated to honoring veterans and promoting peace. She spearheaded the historic passage of federal legislation that created a memorial day for Korean War veterans, and traveled to 30 countries that participated in the Korean War (1950-53), including North Korea, plus all 50 states and 4 US territories to thank and interview more than 1200 veterans. Hannah was honored as the CA29th Senate District’s 2019 Woman of the Year by the California Legislature.