American Financial Services Association

Jennifer Kim

Jennifer Kim

PeopleWomen's Leadership Council

Jennifer Kim

CRO
Hyundai Capital America

Graduated UC Irvine, Paul Mirage MBA in 2020, Masters in statistics from Sookmyung Women's graduate school, Seoul Korea
Various Risk manager role in GE Capital for 13 years, Consultant for 4 years before joined Hyundai
Joined Hyundai Capital America Jan 2017, CRO since May 2019
Born in Korea, living in Irvine, CA

My Areas of Expertise: i.e. strategy, marketing, team building, executive management?
Risk strategy, Executive management, Global organization

Areas of expertise upon which I would like to continue learning
Enterprise leadership

What three keywords best describe you?
Risk expert, Positive, Caring

Personal Motto:
People is born with good mind.
Chance favors only the prepared mind.

What are you passionate about?
learning new things. for now, it is golf.

What is something interesting about you that members might not know?
Korean, worked in Korea, Japan, Singapore and US.

Who has been a role model for you?
My previous boss

What are you most proud of?
I joined Risk leadership program in GE, was selected by leadership with my performance and I was the only non-native speaker.

a. What would you say are the key success factors for a mentoring relationship?
For Junior, be an expert first.
For experience leaders, people is the fist.

b. What advice would you give yourself as a young executive?
Put the effort to expand network - will bring you more resource

c. What do you know now that you wish you knew when you started your career?
Importance of relationship building