David Hong joined BCI's Seattle office in April 2021 as a member of the Market Development team. In his role, David manages a number of client marketing accounts and helps BCI's clients increase export sales globally through researching/writing USDA grant proposals, strategic planning and implementation, financial/compliance oversight, and more.
Prior to joining BCI, David worked as a financial crime compliance officer at UBS, a Swiss multinational investment bank. Previously, he advised private sector clients on mitigating international business and market investment risks, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
A native of South Korea, David has extensive experience living and traveling in Asia. He is a graduate of American University in Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and minor in Chinese Language. David also completed an intensive Mandarin program at Peking University in Beijing, China through a U.S. Department of State scholarship.