Peter Huh Board Chair

Chairman and CEO, Pacific American Fish Company (PAFCO)

Peter Huh is Chairman and Co-Founder of PAFCO, a private family-owned international Seafood Company, located in Southern California and Boston. PAFCO was founded in 1977 and is currently ranked one of the top Seafood company in North America. PAFCO has a presence in South America, Mexico, Central America, Asia, India, Africa and Europe.

Soo Venkatesan Board Vice Chair

Partner, BFR Partners

Soo Venkatesan is an investor and nonprofit advisor with experience in finance, private equity, and philanthropy. She supports a portfolio of investments and entrepreneurial ventures through BFR Partners and other family entities. Previously, she invested in a venture to mid-market companies as Vice President at J.P. Morgan Capital. She has advised nonprofit leaders on board governance, organizational capacity, and fundraising in various roles, including senior grantmaker at the Bechtel and Moore foundations.

Lisa YangBoard Secretary

Partner, LimNexus LLP

Lisa J. Yang is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of LimNexus where her practice focuses on business litigation. Representing a wide range of clients, including major U.S. corporations, the Republic of Korea, Korean corporations with business dealings in the United States, nonprofit religious entities, elderly victims of World War II atrocities and Korean War veterans, Lisa handles complex commercial and contract disputes, defense of employment discrimination claims, wage and hour litigation, contests for corporate control, investment fraud, and commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Her practice spans both state and federal courts.

Kate Seitz Treasurer

Assurance Partner, RSM US LLP

Kate Seitz is an Assurance Partner at RSM US LLP with more than nineteen years of experience related to the public accounting industry, primarily focused on the financial services sector. She is also the National Director of Capital Markets. Kate is active in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion groups and serves as the national leader of RSM’s women’s employee network group with over 4500 members.

Eugene Choi

Board Executive Committee Member

CEO and President, United Exchange Corp

Eugene Choi is the Chief Executive Officer and President of United Exchange Corp. (UEC), specializing in sales, marketing, and distribution of consumer packaged goods to grocery, drug, and mass retail markets.

Suzanne Kim Doud Galli

Board Executive Committee Member

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Suzanne Kim Doud Galli, MD, Ph.D., FACS is a double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in solo practice in Washington, DC. In addition to her practice, she is involved in volunteerism and serving the Asian American community.

Kee B. Park

Board Executive Committee Member

Director of Policy and Advocacy, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School

As the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar at the Department of Global Health and Social Change at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kee Park strives to bring safe, timely, and affordable surgical care to the neglected people in low-income countries.

Sun E. Choi General Counsel

Administrative Law Judge, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings

Sun E. Choi is a trial attorney, litigator, and certified mediator, licensed in MD and DC with over 20 years of trial experience. Ms. Choi’s areas of practice are criminal defense and complex family law.

Angela Killoren Director

Chief Executive Officer, CJ ENM America

Chief Executive Officer for CJ ENM America, oversees U.S. operations for CJ ENM, including the global corporation’s film distribution, Mnet and tvN US cable networks, and the KCON Hallyu convention and digital networks. In her decade-long career at CJ, she served numerous other leadership roles including chief marketing officer and chief operating officer.

Leezie Kim Director

Chief Legal Officer, Fox Restaurant Concepts LLC

Leezie Kim is the Chief Legal Officer of Fox Restaurant Concepts LLC, a national restaurant group based in Phoenix, Arizona. She was for many years a partner in the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP. She also completed four years of public service as a White House appointee to the U. S. Department of Homeland Security during the Obama Administration and as general counsel to Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano. She remains active in state and federal politics. She currently serves as the vice-chair of the Arizona Community Foundation and the chair of its Audit Committee.

Hosea Chang Director

Chief Operating Officer, Hayden Global

Hosea Chang is the Chief Operating Officer at Hayden Global and oversees operations for various apparel brands, including Hayden Los Angeles and Hayden Girls. Hosea is also the President for JC6, a family investment vehicle that invests primarily in early-stage companies. Hosea transitioned from a legal career to an entrepreneurial one, due to his passion for building companies and mentoring others.

Yul Kwon Director

Vice President, Product Management, Google

Yul Kwon is the Vice President, Product Management, Google. He previously served as Director of Product Management and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook and as Deputy Chief of the FCC’s Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau, an adjunct instructor at the FBI Academy, a legislative counsel in the U.S Senate, and a judicial clerk in the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also held positions at Google, McKinsey, and Venture Law Group.

Gloria J. Lee Director

Partner, Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Gloria Lee is the Client Relations Partner for Rutan & Tucker, LLP, one of the largest full-service law firms in California. She is the only Korean American partner and Chair of the Firm’s Business Development Committee. Gloria is also the Co-Founder of Kwell Laboratories and a Venture Partner of Ethos Fund, a tech fund with a focus on investments in Southeast Asia, Korea, and the U.S.

Lucy S. Lee Director

Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Partner of New Providence Pictures

Lucy currently leads Akin’s international tax practice for global family offices and global private clients. She is a retired partner of the firm.

Randy Sim Director

President and Founder, Satsun Corporation

Randy Sim is the President and Founder of Satsun Corporation, a commercial real estate management and development company in Houston, TX. He and his wife Sue are the 2020 recipients of the American Leadership Forum’s Joseph Jaworski Leadership Award. Randy also serves as the Board Chair of the Korean American Society of Houston and chairs the Governance and Nominations Committee of the Asia Society Texas Center.

Esther Song Director

Founder and CEO, Song Group

Esther is the founder and CEO of Song Group which brings together experienced experts in various fields with specialization in cross-border expansion with those looking to grow internationally between Asia and North America.

William UmDirector

Partner, Jassy Vick Carolan LLP

Will Um is a nationally recognized trial attorney who focuses his practice on complex business litigation, insurance recovery advice, and related coverage litigation. He advises and represents corporate policyholders in complex insurance coverage claims relating to a variety of matters including class actions, media liability, data breach and privacy issues, directors and officers liability, and intellectual property disputes.

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