Lena Epstein is a millennial who has spent the last decade of her life striving to create change in both politics and social welfare across the country.
As an independent thinker raised in a liberal leaning family, Epstein identified early with the Republican Party. Her most recent accomplishments include her appointment as Co-Chair of the Donald Trump Michigan Presidential Campaign. Epstein distinguished herself as a clear thinking conservative, grounded in realistic solutions to many of the issues troubling the country. Her post election cry for unity has made her a popular speaker among Democrats and Republicans alike.
Harvard educated, Epstein, 35, also has established herself as a savvy and respected business woman. She is a third-generation Co-Owner and a General Manager of Southfield, Mich.-based Vesco Oil Corporation, one of the largest distributors of automotive and industrial lubricants and supporting services in the country. A certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), the company has more than 200 employees and revenue exceeding $175 million.
In addition to her leadership work in the he Republican Party, Epstein was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board in 2012. She serves on numerous community boards including the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Detroit Historical Society, Temple Beth El of Bloomfield Hills, the Jewish Community Center, the Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kadima, and the Detroit Jewish News Foundation.
Epstein earned a bachelor’s degree in economics (cum laude) from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
She is a sought after political commentator for local and national radio, television, digital and print media.