It’s AAPI Heritage Month and we are starting something new at ACEL-Phoenix—shining a spotlight on AAPI community leaders across our chapter states. We will also begin highlighting ACEL-Phoenix chapter board members, mentees and volunteers every other week. ACEL is what it has become today because of supportive, dedicated and active community members like you.

For the month of May – we shine a spotlight on our newest board member from the business and entrepreneur community – Philip Kim. Let’s get to know him.

Philip is the Managing Director and a founding member of Signature Wealth Concepts. As a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, Kim spent several years managing restaurants in Boston before turning to his current company in 2002, Signature Wealth Concepts. Kim holds FINRA licenses 7, 66, and 24, along with Life and Health Insurance in multiple States. In 2014, Kim was recognized by the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management as an inductee into Beta Gamma Sigma, a national honorary society for high-achieving business members and was nationally recognized in 2016 as an NTSA Elite Advisor, which is awarded to only a handful of advisors in the industry based on professionalism, integrity, and leadership.

Having served on multiple leadership committees during his career, Kim has been a frequent speaker over the years, presenting on subjects such as business strategies, career advice, financial planning, and motivational topics. Kim focuses on providing professional guidance, as a trusted advisor, to investors who are seeking advice about their financial situations.  Additionally, Kim’s firm, develops specific strategies for clients with the goal of minimizing taxes, accumulating and protecting assets, and maximizing growth and transferring wealth.