Kim Ng is currently the general manager for the Miami Marlins and the highest-ranking female baseball executive. She is the first woman to serve as general manager of any team in the four major professional leagues in North America. Along with that, she is the first person of East Asian descent to serve as general manager of an MLB team.
Her love for baseball began from an early age. She first began playing stickball and would then compete at the collegiate level for softball at the University of Chicago.
In 1990, Ng started off her career as an intern with the Chicago White Sox, would later be hired on a full-time position, and stay with the club until 1996. Later leaving for the New York Yankees, Kim worked as assistant general manager, becoming the youngest in the major leagues at age 29, and the 2nd woman ever to hold the position.