Max Max Salk is an investment analyst and a landscape photographer in New York City. He went to Illinois University at Urban-Champaign, where he graduated with a minor in History and a degree in Finance. After his graduation, Max Salk worked at the Morningstar Company in Chicago for ten months before joining the PPM America where he spent another three years as an investment analyst.
Max Salk left the PPM Company in 2015 and moved to New York, where he joined the Blackstone Group. Salk’s passion for and interest in financial markets started late in University, watching the CNBC and trading/researching stocks. His commitment and interest in the markets expanded during his tenure at the PPM Company, where he had the opportunity to follow various firms, research and recommend investment ideas to earn a living.
Max Salk volunteers with and supports various foundations including the Navy SEAL Foundation that is a non-profit-making firm that raises funds to support both active-duty and the Gold Star SEAL families.
How Max Salk Brings Ideas to Life
According to Max Salk, everything starts with excellent preparation and planning. Whenever he has an idea for something whether at his work or in personal life, he begins with planning how he wants it to turn out. Once you start working on the ideas or drafting something, the process can evolve into something useful.
Where the Idea of His Company Came from
First Max Salk became interested in the photography industry during his semester abroad in the Netherlands in 2010. While in Rotterdam, Netherlands, he went for a walk on a foggy morning, and he took a few shorts around Rotterdam’s harbors with the fog while adding some cool effects.
Salk started carrying his digital camera wherever he traveled across the world. After that, he had a large and diverse portfolio that he decided to start a photography site. Max Salk understands that the current world is full of opportunities and there are many ways to satisfaction and success in almost everything. Discover something you love doing in your life and pursue it relentlessly.