John Kim has demonstrated the entrepreneurial spirit throughout his life. After working in the auto parts industry for a number of years he decided to form his own business in the sector.
Beginnings In Financial Services
John Kim got his start in the financial services industry following the closure of his auto parts business, which happened following the Northridge earthquake in 1994. He spent the next two years of his life earning the various certifications he would need to enter the industry and quickly found success. He built a successful organization between 1997 and 2007, accumulating thousands of clients in the process. He then made the decision to form Syncis in 2009 alongside Les Schlais.
John Kim Syncis has demonstrated the entrepreneurial spirit throughout his life. After working in the auto parts industry for a number of years he decided to form his own business in the sector. Though it achieved success, the company was eventually forced to close due to unforeseen circumstances, which led him to decide on a career in financial services. After developing his reputation, he left his role to start a separate business, named Syncis, which would fix the issues he saw in the industry.
In addition to being a financial services professional and entrepreneur, John Kim is also a talented author who has penned a book on his philosophies relating to success and business. Johnkimblog.com is also where he publishes his thoughts on business and offers invaluable information to budding entrepreneurs and fellow financial services professionals about the challenges they will face during their careers.
Promoting Financial Literacy
One of John Kim’s aims, both through his work as the Co-Chairman of Syncis and in his personal life, is to promote the idea of financial literacy, particularly to younger generations. He has supported a number of Korean America organizations during his career to promote financial literacy and is currently in the process of setting up a college scholarship fund to promote the concept. Good education is a key factor in financial success and helping people achieve their goals.