Our Leadership Team

YongSeok Kwon (Daniel)
Partner, CPA/PFS/ABV, CVA, CM&AA, CEPA / Co-founder

San Deigo, CA
Phone: (858) 308-2254
yongseok.kwon@lekpartners.com  /  Blog: http://bizconmna.com

Yong Kwon is an experienced accountant and consultant specialized in exit planning, valuation consulting and M&A transaction advisory services to various clients, ranging from Korean public companies to family-owned businesses in diversified industries. Yong has performed the valuation consulting services including business valuations, Merger and Acquisition (M&A) valuations, and purchase price allocation analyses. Through his experiences including valuation, accounting, taxation, M&A and financing, he consults business value growth and personnel financial planning. Prior to LEK Partners, he was a director in audit & accounting service of Warren Averett LLC, a top 30 CPA firm in U.S. He led Korean Practice, which provided customized and comprehensive consulting, accounting, assurance and tax services to Korean companies and individuals who invested on the U.S. market.

Sung Hak Lee (Eddie)
Partner, CPA / Co-founder

Duluth, GA
Phone: (770) 799-8111

Sung Hak Lee is a highly accomplished financial professional with over a decade of expertise spanning financial statement audits, due diligence, CFO/Controller outsourcing projects, franchise setup, and venture capital support. He embarked on his career by conducting financial statement audits for international companies while at KPMG and Warren Averett, LLC. Beyond traditional auditing, He has actively contributed to franchise setup and venture capital support. His unique skill set enables him to offer invaluable financial guidance to entrepreneurs seeking to establish thriving franchise businesses and startups in need of venture capital funding. He collaborates closely with subsidiaries of international multinational corporations and medium-to-large local businesses, tailoring financial solutions to address their specific needs and challenges in the global market.

Sung Han Park (Benjamin)
Partner, CPA

Nashville, TN
Phone: (615) 567-3110

Sung Han Park is a Certified Public Accountant (A member of AICPA and KICPA) and a partner at LEK Partners. He has over 15 years of experiences at Ernst & Young Korea and LG Electronics with experiences of an assurance engagement, due diligence, K-IFRS conversion and business consulting (Cost analysis) and has comprehensive experiences in construction and private equity (Venture Capital). He had engaged in major companies such as Korean Air, CJ Logistics, Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH), Sungwon construction, etc.

Beomjin Kim (Jin)
Partner, CPA

Duluth, GA
Phone: (770) 855-5436

Beomjin Kim is a Certified Public Accountant of the United States and Korea. He also holds a Masters degree in Accounting. He has over 15 years of experiences at Samil PWC in Korea and public accounting firms in the U.S. His work experience includes advising financial investors in evaluating and executing investments especially for flow-through entities such as Real Estate Investment Trust(REIT). He also conducted feasibility study in acquisition of commercial, retail, logistics and mixed-use real estate properties. He has performed financial statement assurance and due diligence for clients in automobile manufacturing, chemical, recycling and real estate development industry.

Seok Gu Moon (Mark)
Partner, CPA

Los Angeles, CA
Phone: (714) 386-2353

Seok Gu Moon serves as Partner in Charge of the Firm’s Tax Department. He joined LEK Partners after 15+ years of public accounting experiences for Korean and Japanese subsidiaries. He specializes in international taxation compliance and state and local compliance issues; state nexus, consolidated return issues; and Internal Revenue Service representations. He also provides various accounting, tax, and business advisory services to closely-held and family-owned businesses including restaurants, franchises, consultants, medical professionals, legal professionals, and real estate companies. He is also experienced in the non-profit organization, trust, gift, and estate taxation areas.

KT Kim (KT)
Partner, CPA

New York, NY
Phone: (678) 993-7356

KT Kim is a Partner in LEK Partners and the Service Area Leader for the Firm’s Audit and Assurance Divison. He also serves as National Managing Partner of the Firm. KT has more than 15 years of public accounting performing financial statement audits and audit related services for both private and public companies in the Untied States and South Korea. Prior to joining the Firm, KT worked at KPMG’s Seoul, Atlanta and New York offices for more than 14 years, where he provided U.S. GAAP and IFRS audit services as well as various levels of assurance services (e.g. review, and agreed-upon procedures, etc.) primarily to Korean multi-national corporations.

Jongwoo Jung (JJ)
Partner, CPA

Duluth, GA
Phone: (770) 799-8111

Jongwoo Jung is a member of KICPA and AICPA, served various engagements related to audit, review, due diligence, valuation, K-IFR conversion, internal control, tax services mainly for multinational Korean companies such as LS, LG, Hyundai motor & SK groups in Deloitte US & Korea for 12 years. He also served as a global accounting director of Coupang Inc (NYSE: CPNG) and a financial reporting director of Superior Essex Inc for 6 years. His background has built his balanced expertise in assurance and corporate finance under both public accounting and industry.