Mr. Kim joined Trivest in 2019. He is responsible for business development initiatives at the firm which includes the sourcing, origination and evaluation of investment opportunities. Edward operates primarily in California and the West region, managing Trivest’s deal relationships in that geography. Previously, Ed was with Harvey & Company LLC, a buy-side M&A advisory and principal investment firm located in Southern California. He has spent over 15 years originating and evaluating M&A investment opportunities in healthcare, business service and niche manufacturing industries primarily in the middle to lower-middle market size range. Mr. Kim received a dual Economics and International Relations B.A. from the University of Southern California and his M.B.A. also from the University of Southern California.