Susan is the Director of Investor Relations and Operations at RF Investment Partners, LLC and will be responsible for managing all investor communication as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the firm. She joins RF with more than 14 years of experience in investor relations and marketing having worked for numerous successful alternative investment funds.
Prior to RF, she worked at Brightwood Capital Advisors since inception and successfully marketed Brightwood’s two SBIC funds. She was responsible for investor relations of all funds, which represented approximately $2.5 billion of assets under management (“AUM”). Prior to Brightwood, she was a founding member of Ironbound Capital Management, a global long short equity fund with approximately $1.0 billion of AUM, where she spent 7 years. Susan was a member of the Operating Committee and led all marketing and investor communications. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kang worked in institutional equity sales management at Citigroup, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. At each of these institutions, she formed and managed Asian and Japanese equity sales desks responsible for all North American distribution. Ms. Kang began her professional career as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers and later at Bristol-Myers Squibb as a senior international auditor.
Susan earned a BBA in Accounting and International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School.