Aren LeeKong

Aren LeeKong

Mr. LeeKong was most recently the Executive Chairman of Organix Recycling, LLC, the largest company in the pre-consumer food waste recycling industry in the United States.  He is also a member of the external investment advisory committee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, a public pension fund with an estimated $247.7 billion in assets as of December 31, 2020.  Prior to that, Mr. LeeKong was a Managing Director and co-Portfolio Manager at Highbridge Principal Strategies (HPS) and was a founding member of the Capital Markets team at Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR).   He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Mr. LeeKong and his family are committed to expanding opportunities for underrepresented women and people of color through increasing the availability of educational opportunities and high-quality healthcare solutions.  He serves on the Advisory Board of The Family Center, an organization that offers social and legal services to New Yorkers struggling with a family crisis or loss.