Henry S Kim
President and Founder
Henry S. Kim, CPA graduated from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He then attended Syracuse University in New York State and graduated with a Master of Science in Accounting. After obtaining his degree, Mr. Kim worked for Adolf & McIntire, CPA’s, located in Washington, DC as a staff accountant. He also prepared corporation and partnership income tax returns for businesses across the United States, while working for General Business Services, Inc., in Washington, DC. In addition, he served as a controller at Times Crescent Publishing Company, Inc., located in La Plata, Maryland, and as a controller and business manager for The National Center for Community Action, Inc., in Washington, DC. After his years of experience in the field, Mr. Kim established his own CPA firm, and he now has two offices, one in Silver Spring and one in Baltimore, serving business owners and individuals nearby in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, New Jersey, New York, and even some clients nationwide.
As President of S.T. Kim Company, Mr. Kim serves multi-ethnic groups of clients from retail and manufacturing industries to professionals and non-profit organizations. Beyond basic accounting services, such as tax preparation, audit representation, record keeping and payroll, he assists clients in business acquisitions and management. He can also help clients obtain business licenses and other necessary requirements, while continuously offering unlimited consultation on tax matters and much more.
To compliment his professional accomplishments, Mr. Kim 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, where he served as executive director. He has been a guest speaker for various organizations and conducted a workshop at George Mason University entitled “How to Grow Your Business and Personal Wealth and Still Plan for Taxes.”
Mr. Kim also wrote and published Bilingual Guide for Small Businessmen, helped develop the Korean Language Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and, for ten years, worked for the Korean Broadcasting Company, where he received an award of distinguished honor as an outstanding current affairs and business and tax commentator. In addition, he hosted a tax program with WINKS broadcasting company in Rockville, Maryland for two years. Mr. Kim is also the current advisor for the Advisory Council on Democratic Peaceful Unification in Washington (ACDPU) and served as Vice Chairperson for Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission under Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich. Lastly, he was Chairman of the Korean Business Enterprise Association, Inc. for over five years.
In 2006 and 2007, he was awarded Governor’s Citations from the Maryland State Governors, Paris Glendenning and Robert Ehrlich for distinguished public services.
Henry Kim received a Presidential Award in 2009 from Korean President Myung-bak Lee for public service in obtaining a nonprofit exemption from the IRS for the Advisory Council for Democratic and Peaceful Unification, Washington, DC Chapter. He also received recognition for humanitarian aid in the unification of Korea. In 2012, Mr. Kim received a Maryland Governor Citation from Governor Martin O’Malley for community service in Maryland, then was chairman of The Korean Society of Maryland from 2012 to 2013. He is currently serving as Chairman for the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, appointed by Governor Lawrence Hogan for a four-year term. Lastly, in 2017, Mr. Kim was a Prince George’s County, Maryland, China and Korea Trade Mission Delegate.
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.