Mr. Simms is Chief Investment Officer at King Capital Corporation, a private held investment firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. King Capital Corporation is a diversified investment management firm with both active and passive investments in a variety of public and private companies. Its investments expertise includes a wide array of fixed income, equity and hybrid securities. Prior to joining King Capital in 2010, Mr. Simms was a member of the Piper Jaffray Fixed Income team. Prior to these positions, Mr. Simms spent 7 years with Merrill Lynch & Co. in various roles including investment banking, capital markets, equipment finance and corporate credit. Mr. Simms graduated Summa Cum Laude and is a Bronze Tablet recipient from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance.
Mr. Simms serves on the Board of Directors and Investment Committee for the Jewish Community Foundation of Minneapolis as well as Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis. Mr. Simms serves on the Investment Committee for the Herzl Foundation and the Board of Directors for Oak Ridge Country Club (Hopkins, MN). Mr. Simms is a mentor in the VANTAGE Business Mentorship Program for Minnetonka High School.