Daniel Solomon was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1, 2014. Mr. Solomon is the chief risk officer of Koch Industries, Inc. He is responsible for enterprise risk management, including all global market, credit and hazard risk management activities.
Solomon began his career with Koch in 2005 as a director for Koch Equity Development. While at Koch Equity Development, he supported the acquisition of Georgia-Pacific Corp. and the evaluation of other new investment platforms. He also served as vice president of commercial development and chief financial officer for Koch Minerals. In this role, he supported the expansion of the company’s global bulk commodity trading business and its oil and gas exploration business.
Before joining Koch, Solomon was a principal with Svoboda Collins, a Chicago-based private equity firm, supporting the firm’s business services and growth equity investment initiatives. Prior to that, he was a management consultant with Ernst & Young.
Solomon has a bachelor’s degree in mathematical methods and computer studies from Northwestern University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.