Danny Kim

Danny Kim

Senior Portfolio Manager


Capital One

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Find a mentor or speak to as many people in the career you're interested in.
Take a lot of risks when younger and try a lot of different jobs.
You can learn certain skill sets no matter the job.
I would say effort and preparation critical in any job.

Education

High School
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General
University of California-Santa Cruz
Graduate
Business Administration and Management, General
San Jose State University

Career

Senior Portfolio Manager

I manage a portfolio of debt and equity investments in affordable housing projects.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Non-Profit Organizations
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

A great day would include cross collaboration with our internal and external partners to resolve issues while building and strengthening relationships.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

I'm a firm believer in finding mentors, and being comfortable with being uncomfortable, which means failure is inevitable but necessary to grow.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Because my career is so niche it is imperative for someone to educate themselves outside of the classroom to develop specific knowledge.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General
graduate
Graduate
Business Administration and Management, General

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

"You've don't have experience in this field."