Max Salk is a New York-based investment analyst and also a renowned landscape photographer. Salk has a rich academic background. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he pursued a finance and history degree. Salk immediately after his graduation in 2011 joined the investment world and started working for Morningstar in Chicago. Salk worked for the company for ten months. He then left and joined PPM America as an investment analyst. Salk served at PPM for three good years. He then moved in 2015 and joined the New York-based Blackstone Group.
Max Salk developed an interest in the investment world while he was still in college. Salk used to spend most of his free time watching CNBC news on financial markets and also researching and trading stocks. Salk’s passion for investment grew when he began working for PPM as he was tasked to monitor companies closely and conduct financial market research and then recommend investment ideas to clients.
Max Salk besides being an experienced financial investment analyst is also a philanthropist who loves giving back to the community. As a philanthropist, Salk supports the Navy Seal Foundation which is a charitable organization.
Max Salk in an interview said that on a typical day he wakes up early in the morning and starts going through emails while he is still in bed. After that he gets out of bed prepares himself and leaves for office where he begins working right away. To remain focused Salk says he puts on his headphones to listens to music. Salk ensures that he remains productive throughout the day by periodically walking and stretching his legs.
Max Salk says that planning and preparation are critical to bringing ideas to life. According to Salk before executing an idea at work or a personal level, he first develops a plan on how he wants the concept to turnout. From experience, Salk says it is hard to predict how an idea will turn out until you execute it. Once an idea is implemented correctly, it can turn out to be something better than you never imagined.
Max Salk advice to the younger generation is that the world is full of opportunities and that they should relentlessly choose careers that they love and are passionate about.