NAAAP Philadelphia Appoints Solomon Kim to the leadership team as the Director of DE&I and Community Outreach

NAAAP Philadelphia welcomes Solomon Kim to the leadership team as our Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and Community Outreach.

Solomon Kim is a Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Management Director, and Insurance Planning Director with Morgan Stanley. He is newly appointed to President of IDEAL, the MidAtlantic Region Diversity Council for Morgan Stanley. Solomon values a holistic approach to financial management with a focus on understanding the relationship between clients, their families, and their finances. Previously, Solomon worked at Allianz Life and a boutique life insurance practice working with complex insurance solutions and structuring large insurance portfolios. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Solomon ran his own successful life insurance practice.

Solomon Kim

Solomon serves on the board of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, on the advisory board of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and is active in the nonprofit community. He is an active member of his church where he serves as an Elder. Click here to learn more about Solomon and the rest of our NAAAP Philadelphia Leadership Team.

In this role as the Director of DE&I and Community Outreach for NAAAP Philadelphia, Solomon will work under Bridgett Battles, the Vice President of DE&I and Community Outreach of NAAAP Philadelphia. “Solomon has been a champion of NAAAP for several years and his commitment continues to grow. We are looking forward to Solomon bringing his expertise and leadership skills to help us make an impact in our community,” said Bridgett.

About NAAAP Philadelphia
The National Association of Asian American Professionals Philadelphia Chapter (NAAAP Philadelphia) is an all-volunteer professional non-profit, 501(c)(3), Pan-Asian American organization that promotes community outreach, career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, promoting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community services.  Since 2004, NAAAP Philadelphia has proudly served the Greater Philadelphia area and continues to build an inclusive community.
As an award-winning professional organization, NAAAP Philadelphia was recognized for the following: 

  • 2021 Outstanding Nonprofit of the Year Award – Asian American Chamber of Commerce Greater Philadelphia
  • 2021 Civic 50 Honoree – Philadelphia Foundation & Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia Partners
  • 2021 Faces of Philanthropy Award – Philadelphia Business Journal
  • 2020 PHL Diversity Nonprofit Business Award
  • 2020 NAAAP National Chapter of the Year