Carl Fischer Music/
Theodore Presser Company
Sonya Kim arrived in the United States at the age of 16 to further her studies in piano at the Juilliard School with Jacob Lateiner. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Music through the Columbia-Juilliard Joint Program. She spent three years in New York working with the Human Capital Strategy Practice at Mercer Consulting before moving to California for a brief foray into the world of software development as the Senior Manager of Strategic Planning at Struxicon. She returned to the East Coast one year later to pursue an MBA at Harvard Business School.
In 2004 Kim joined Carl Fischer Music as the Director of Corporate Development and soon expanded her role to work also with the Theodore Presser Company. Kim has played an integral role in restructuring and combining the operations of Theodore Presser Company and Carl Fischer Music. This undertaking included a significant reconfiguration of the King of Prussia warehouse facilities and the concurrent development and installation of a comprehensive software package for both companies. Since 2006, she has been serving as CEO and President of Theodore Presser Company.
As a pianist, Kim has performed at the Salzburg Music Festival, the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, and the Bowdoin Music Festival. She currently serves on the Board of Governors of Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut.