Lala P. Korall

Lala has more than 30+ years of expertise in Business Development for both US and International companies. She has worked with early stage start-ups, small to medium size companies and Fortune 500 companies in the high-tech industry as well as technology related areas, ranging from energy efficiency, agro-technology and water conservation sectors. She helps companies expand on both a domestic and international basis while supervising all facets of project management. She works mainly in the B2B and PPP (Public Private Partnership) spaces helping companies access millions of dollars in public funding at the local and state level. Lala has worked with and led project teams in finance, engineering and business development, with companies such as Applied Materials, HP, Creo/Kodak Company, KLA - Tencor, Danaher Corporation and Dominion Resources, where understanding the cultural diversity of clients has enabled her to bridge the cognitive differences between engineering and suppliers bringing projects to a successful conclusion. She has lived in Europe, Israel, and the United States and is fluent in English, French, Hebrew, Dutch, and is conversational in German and other languages. As such, she is sensitive to the negotiation and business styles of different countries and cultures, a valuable advantage given the international focus of many of her clients.

Lala has substantial experience in strategic planning, business negotiations and project management with a successful track record generating, penetrating, and closing multi-million dollar contracts. In 1994, Lala was voted as one of the top five Business Women in Israel by the leading financial newspaper “Globes”. In addition, she was a member of the Maor Parliamentary Commission in Israel where she contributed to new legislation to improve the situation of women-owned businesses.

Experience: Prior to joining the Westover team she served as President of European Business Development Inc. helping manage, guide and supervise all aspects of establishing companies in the US while working with the business and finance community; Principal of I-Deals LLC, a domestic and international relocation and real-estate services company, founder and CEO of T.C.I. – Trico Israel Ltd., the only woman led high-tech company in Israel, representing world leaders in the area of precision motion and industrial optics; Marketing Manager of Trigem Ltd., where she was responsible for international marketing and sales of precious stones. Earlier in her career Lala worked in accounting and auditing with both US and international CPA firms.

Education: B.A. Degree in Economics and History from Harvard University (Dean’s List and graduated with honors, cum laude); M.B.A. in Management from University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business.