Henry S Kim
President and Founder
Mr. Kim is the Chairman for the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission under Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Mr. Kim served as Vice Chairperson for the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission under the past Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Kim was the Chairman of The Korean Society of Maryland. He was also the Chairman of the Korean Business Enterprise Association, Inc. Henry Kim also served as a controller at the Times Crescent Publishing Company, Inc., located in LaPlata, MD and as a controller and business manager for The National Center for Community Actions, Inc. in Washington, DC. In 1981 he established his own CPA firm which now has two offices in Silver Spring and Baltimore, serving business owners and individuals in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, New Jersey, New York and nationwide.
In order to implement Governor Hogan’s economic growth policy, Mr. Kim assisted in relocating Washington, DC businesses to Maryland in the amount of 32 million dollars in 2018. This relocation generates tax revenues of 1 million dollars every year to the State of Maryland. Furthermore, Mr. Kim participated as a delegate in Prince Georges County’s China-Korea Trade Mission Trip in 2017. To attract Chinese and Korean companies to the State of Maryland, Mr. Kim negotiated with 6 different companies in China and Korea, including Shandong Taixin Curtain Wall Engineering Co., LTD and real estate companies.
As President of S.T. Kim Company, LLC, he serves multi-ethnic groups of clients in diverse industries from retail, manufacturing, professionals and non-profit organizations where he provides accounting, tax preparation, audit representation and business acquisition and management services. In addition, S.T. Kim Company LLC specializes in commercial property acquisitions and property management services in various suburbs of the Baltimore/Washington DC vicinities for the past fifteen years. These services have been continuously growing and expanding.
Mr. Kim has also donated an immense amount of time to the local community by acquiring non-profit exemption status from the IRS for various community organizations such as Korean American Grocery Organization of Maryland (KAGRO), Korean Businessmen’s League (KBL), Korean School of Baltimore, various Korean churches and Sejong Scholarship Foundation of America, of which he was executive director. He has been a guest speaker of various organizations and conducted a workshop entitled “How to Grow your Business and Personal Wealth and Still Plan for Taxes”.
He wrote and published “Bilingual Guide for Small Businessmen”, is co-founder of the Korean Language Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and has received distinguished honor for his work as a broadcasting company in Rockville, Maryland for two years. Henry has also been the senior advisor for the Advisory Council on Democratic Peaceful Unification in Washington (ACDPU) and has received a Presidential award from the Korean Government for his efforts in reunification of South and North Korea.
Henry S. Kim, CPA, graduated from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics, and Syracuse University, USA with a Master’s of Science in Accounting. Henry Kim has received various awards and citations from former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening, Robert Ehrlich, Martin O’Malley and Larry Hogan for Distinguished Public Service.
Chief Tax & Accounting Director
Andrew Chee, graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He has over 30 years of experience in the tax, accounting and management consulting fields and is the chief tax and accounting director of S.T. Kim Company, LLC.
Mr. Chee’s experience ranges from work with individuals, corporations, partnerships, non-profits, estate and trust management, and gift tax returns. He also implements the tax planning and analysis for these clients, as well as compiles and reviews financial statements for profit and non-profit organizations.
All government compliance work, such as reviewing payroll and filing sales tax returns are among his responsibilities. Specializing in management consultation processes, such as business evaluations when buying and/or selling an entity, Mr. Chee handles tax litigation services, preparing offers for individual and corporate cases. He also specializes in hardware/software installation for the accounting system.
Additionally, he is accountable for setting up corporations, limited liability corporations, and trusts; assisting in obtaining non-profit exemptions from the IRS and state governments; preparing all necessary audit documents for the US Government, sales tax divisions and insurance agencies; and accomplishing many special projects for clients, such as billing and bookkeeping systems, all while maintaining S.T. Kim Company’s computer accounting hardware and software systems and training other staff members to use them efficiently.
Tax & Acct Director
Chad Zimmerman, is a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Management. He made the dean’s list and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. He joined S.T. Kim Company in December 2005 and is officially an assistant to the chief tax and accounting director, while also providing support to the entire company.
Mr. Zimmerman is currently responsible for preparing and mailing correspondence to our clients. He handles sales tax preparation, maintenance of general ledgers, and federal tax deposit preparation. In addition, he provides on-site billing and bookkeeping. Lastly, he processes all payroll systems services for our payroll clients and handles all monthly, quarterly and year end payroll reports and forms for multiple States and the Federal Government.
Youngja L. Kim
Youngja Kim, graduated magna cum laude from Ewha Woman’s University with a Bachelor’s in English. She went on to obtain a Master’s of Science in Education from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics and Education from the University of Michigan. She also completed undergraduate courses in accounting at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She served as a Student Ambassador to the United States, has taught English and Korean classes. She also served as a co-director of the Bilingual/Bicultural ISD (Instructional Systems Development) Master’s Program and served as an ESL (English as a Second Language)/Foreign Languages Specialist at the Department of Student Support Services at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. In addition, she served as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communications.
Youngja Kim’s primary responsibility with the company is being a license consultant. She acquires the necessary licenses from designated courthouses and government buildings, traveling throughout Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and other states.
Marissa Villalobos has been with S.T. Kim & Company, LLC since October 2017, working in the Baltimore office. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy High School, located in the Philippines, in 2006. After completing high school, Ms. Villalobos began working as a customer service representative in SM Mall of Asia, Philippines for over four years, then moved to Baltimore, Maryland in 2015.
Marissa’s job consists of a wide range of duties as an office administrator. She answers the multi-line telephone system, assists callers with their requests, and assists Mr. Kim with any clients’ correspondences from various State Departments and Federal Agencies. Marissa works alongside her co-workers on company tasks including mailings, scanning, filing, document organization and controls. She also helps with special projects as they arise. In addition, she is responsible for scheduling and distributing assignments for company employees under the direction of Mr. Kim.
Myra Ortiz graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management. She also has an Associate of Arts from Anne Arundel Community College in Computer Science. Ms. Ortiz began working at S.T. Kim Company, LLC in April of 2015.
She manages the Baltimore office, handling client billings, collections, emails and correspondence. She also helps clients fill out applications for Food Stamps (SNAP), the Lottery and the eWIC Program. In addition, Ms. Ortiz assists with the start-up operations of clients’ businesses, such as filing for Federal Identification Numbers and other accounts, applying for Business Licenses and Use and Occupancy, as well as Food or Zoning Permits. Her other tasks include data collection, research, mass mailings, and preparation of correspondence to clients. Ms. Ortiz is gifted in handling client relations and satisfying their needs.
She also works with clients on setting up payroll, as well as sales tax preparation and payments, and, lastly, Homeowner Tax Credits and Personal Property Returns for the State Department of Assessments & Taxation. She assists with monthly, quarterly and year end tasks and is an essential assistant to Mr. Kim, Chair of the Governor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.