Ryan Kim comes from Seoul, Korea and studies Economics at the University of Chicago. At school, Ryan pursues his interest in business by conducting weekly workshops on financial accounting and valuation as the President of Investment Banking Classics. He also presents quarterly stock pitches at Elevens: Private Investors at Chicago, where students gather their own money and knowledge to invest in stocks. Furthermore, Ryan serves as the President of the Korean Student Organization, where he organizes University-wide events including the Annual Korean Culture Show, a night of various traditional and modern Korean performances. Outside of classes, Ryan has worked as an academic year intern in the fall of his junior at Iron Range Capital, a boutique private equity firm. There he created sections of the investor presentation for a pharmaceutical company and contributed to deal sourcing of the firm. Prior to Iron Range, Ryan worked as an investment banking summer analyst at Madison Street Capital, where he conducted trading comparables on leading alternative asset managers and contacted investors regarding raising capital for a bank in Ghana. Before coming to college, Ryan graduated from Thomas Jefferson School, a private boarding school in Saint Louis, Missouri. There, he developed his joy for sports, including soccer, basketball, and volleyball. During his free time, Ryan likes to play pick-up basketball games and lift weights.