Max Salk-A Life of Inspiration
While many try to create a life for themselves that creates happiness by participating in things that move them, few are able to do it with as much ease and grace as Max Salk. A successful finance investment advisor, Salk has been able to incorporate his passion for photography into his hectic schedule. In addition, he devotes his time and energy to supporting active and inactive members of the military and their families. Max Salk is exemplifies a lifestyle everyone can look up to.
At an early age, Max Salk developed an interest in investment finance. Watching CNBC in his spare time, he learned about stock trading. His interest led him into researching stocks and figuring out how to identify trends and analyze the stock market and investment industry. Salk graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in finance with a history minor. Upon graduation, he worked for Morningstar and PPM America as an investment analyst. In 2015, Max moved to New York to take a position with Blackstone, where he continues to currently work as the Vice President and U.S. credit research analyst.
Finance was not the only hobby that Max Salk was able to fabricate into his everyday life. He had the opportunity to study abroad during his junior year of college in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It was while exploring on this trip that Salk found his love for photography, shooting images of the local landscapes that moved him. Photography is another passion that Max has been able to continue doing throughout his life. An avid traveler as well, Salk photographs the landscapes; which he then posts on his Instagram account and his website @ maxsalkphotography.com.
Most recently, Max Salk has found a cause that has peaked his philanthropic passion as well. He has become involved with the Navy SEAL Foundation, an organization that raises funds in support of SEALS and their families. This has ignited Salk to investigate additional opportunities where he can make a difference in the lives of military members and their families.
Max Salk continues to live a life that is filled with his passions. He comments about how difficult it is to become successful in areas that do not move you. His advice is to be true to oneself and do what you love without outside influence, and success is sure to follow.