VP & Head of Legal, Westlake Financial
Frank Kim is Vice President and Head of Legal for Westlake Financial Services. In this role, he provides legal advice on the company’s strategic business initiatives involving floor plan financing, retail financing, direct lending, bulk purchases, and title lending. Kim also manages key litigation and contested matters, and advises on compliance, human resources, and state and federal regulatory matters.
Kim joined Westlake in late 2013 as Legal Counsel. He was appointed Senior Corporate Counsel in 2015, then appointed as AVP and Senior Corporate Counsel in 2016 and, in 2017, Kim became VP and Head of Legal.
Prior to joining Westlake, Kim held positions at regional and international law firms specializing in consumer finance litigation.
Kim received a B.A. in Philosophy from UC Berkeley in 1999 and a J.D. from UC Hastings College of Law in 2009.