Caroline Choe is principal of NewBridge Investments, an investment arm of a privately held company responsible for real estate investments and lending throughout California. She serves as Vice President of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission. She was appointed to the Commission by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2013. Caroline has extensive experience in real estate, banking, and investing in local private companies. Upon approval by the Federal Reserve, she served as director and Vice Chairwoman of a local bank, overseeing the successful recapitalization, repositioning, and sale of the financial institution. Caroline is active in the community and an advocate for women and children’s issues. She currently serves on the board of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and specifically on the Community Impact Cabinet. She served on the board of the Asian Pacific Women’s Center, a nonprofit with one of three transitional shelters focused on API victims of domestic violence. She is a founding board member of the Harvard-Westlake Korean-American Alumni Network and investment principal of her family foundation. She is a proud mother of three young children and a native Angeleno. Caroline holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance, Economics, and Spanish from Carnegie Mellon University, a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from USC, and a master’s degree in business administration from UCLA.