Seattle Market Executive for Enterprise Business & Community Engagement
Bank of America
As the Market Executive for the greater Puget Sound region in Washington, Kim is responsible for the Bank’s local business strategy and community engagement. Kim has been with Bank of America for three years. She is an alum of the Bank’s multicultural women’s leadership program, aimed at investing in the advancement of high potential women leaders of color and currently serves on Bank of America’s Diversity + Inclusion Council. Prior to her arrival to Bank of America, Kim served a dual role as Vice President of Community Investment and Social Impact at the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) and Executive Director of the Northwest Credit Union Foundation. Preceding the NWCUA, Kim ran Tech CU’s private banking team in the Silicon Valley. Her success in building the private banking division and overseeing the growth of a $600M portfolio, landed her in the role of Vice President of Social Impact, Innovation and Community Relationships, where she developed Tech CU’s comprehensive corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, targeted on enterprise-wide community and cross line of business integration. Kim has worked with nonprofits and social venture startups for over 20 years. She proudly leads The Respect Institute as national founding board chair and is a member of the cofounding team which has been acknowledged for their work by the Clinton Global Initiative, Ashoka Changemakers, and the Packard Foundation for reaching over 80,000 youth and youth influencers in K-12 schools and juvenile justice systems with their Respect 360 program focused on ending the school to prison pipeline. Kim also currently serves on the national Juma Ventures board as well as the local Seattle advisory board, and the Economic Development Council of Seattle King County board. In the fall of 2017, she was selected to participate in the Global Young Leaders program, hosted by the international Council for US + Italy Relations, bringing together young cross-sector leaders from across the globe to study and exchange ideas about the impacts of AI and the future of work. Kim earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from San Jose State University and master’s degree in leadership from Saint Mary’s College of California. Kim has been recognized as a 100 Women of Influence, 40 Under 40, and Woman of Distinction in Banking & Finance by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for her contributions to community and championing diversity in business.