Danny Kim currently serves as a Senior Associate for LW Hospitality Advisors®, based in New York City. Prior to joining, he spent 4 years at Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group as an Assistant Controller in the Finance and Accounting group with the Shake Shack brand. From an early developmental stage, Danny helped the brand grow worldwide and eventually took the company to public in 2015 (IPO valued at $2 billion). Other past experience include 4 years at Marriott International as a Regional Assistant Controller for the Eastern Regional Finance team, responsible for analyzing financial statements for Northeast Full-Service hotels.
Mr. Kim obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Tourism Management from the New York University Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management with a concentration in Lodging Development. While attending NYU, he served as Vice President for the student-run program Hospitality Business Society and also received a scholarship from American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF).
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