Kim began his career in financial services 25 years ago as a consultant to public school teachers, representing one of the largest providers of tax-sheltered annuities (TSAs). He has a broad range of experience in investments, insurance and all facets of financial planning. He has held senior positions in several capacities at his previous firms. Kim is a graduate of the University of Washington and is a Certified Financial Planner (tm) Practitioner. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association, a professional association that promotes the financial planning process. In his spare time, he plays the guitar and rides a bike.