Kim is a repeat successful operating executive, Board member and advisor to the fintech, online lending and specialty finance sectors. As CEO and operating partner for PE-backed Strategic Link, a full stack consumer loan portfolio management firm with operations in the US, UK and Latin America, his leadership doubled originations, portfolio revenues and total return on capital. He also helped found, and lead iVitaFi, a bank-partnered fintech delivering non-recourse patient finance. His executive leadership has repeatedly driven substantial growth in EV, contributing to exits at Certegy (FIS), eFunds (IPO), CL Verify (MicroBilt), and others. His strategy and retained executive search firm, Longitude Partners, has been engaged by some of the sector’s largest institutional investors and placed scores of executives across fintech, lending and specialty finance. Kim’s Board service has included Money 20/20, the Online Lenders Alliance, Essential Lending, Tuo, Tyche, Case Works and the Third-Party Payments Processor Association. He holds a BS in Graphic Communications/Management from CalPoly State University.