Prior to co-founding Charlesbank in 1998, Kim was a managing director of Harvard Private Capital Group, the firm’s predecessor. He joined Harvard Private Capital in 1997, having worked with the principals since a joint investment in 1992. Previously, Kim was at Kohlberg & Co. as general partner.
Kim was appointed by President Clinton to the Baltic-America Enterprise Fund in 1994 and is now chair of its legacy institution, the Baltic American Freedom Foundation. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the boards of Optomi and Kinship Trust Company. In addition, he is an Advisory Director at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Kim and his wife live in Manhattan and have two grown children.
Harvard University – BA in history
Harvard Business School – MBA