Katie Huiying Li is Manager of Finance and Operations at Kinzie Capital Partners, where she is responsible for managing the accounting, finance and treasury operations of the firm. She also provides support for fund administration and the development and implementation of internal procedures.

Prior to joining Kinzie, Katie worked at Baird & Warner where she managed financial reporting compliance and residential mortgage portfolios, focusing on operation enhancement. Additionally, she administered loan warehouse funding and helped manage real estate closing and escrow processes.

Katie is a Certified Public Accountant, holding a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

Katie is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Korean. She enjoys bowling, barbecue, hiking, yoga and playing tennis. Katie is passionate about the culture and history of tea, and enjoys traveling around the world to experience tea traditions from different regions.