2017 Program Mentors - Asian American Professional Association

2017 Program Mentors


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  • David Alexander – Director, Information Security, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Diana Auyeung-Kim, PhD, MBA, DABT, Director, Genentech
  • Steven Chan – Vice President of Finance and Controller, MyoKardia, Inc.
  • Michael Chee – Senior Manager, Media and Community Relations, AECOM
  • Philip Chen – CEO, Apex Computer Systems, Inc.
  • Francis Cheung – President, AAPA / Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Engineering (Retired), Bank of America
  • Clinton Chien – Chief Financial Officer, Peking Handicraft
  • Rita Chuang – Orthodontist / Founder, Aspire Admissions Consulting
  • Kenji Coleman – Sr. Manager, Transmission Project Management, Southern California Edison
  • Colin Cushnie – Vice President, Energy Procurement & Management, Southern California Edison
  • Mei-Chan Duan – Director, Integrated Supply Chain (Retired), IBM
  • Jim Huang, Head of Corporate Development, Mattel, Inc.
  • Linda Kim – Vice President, Sr. Global Financial Crimes Compliance Manager, Bank of America
  • Peter Kim – QA/QC Program Manager, Southern California Edison
  • Mary Lam – Founder & President, ACT Camp / Supervising Appraiser, Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office (Retired)
  • Cindy Lau – Vice President, RGP
  • David Lee – Project Manager, Configuration and Data Management, Northrop Grumman
  • Liza Legaspi – Project Manager, Southern California Gas Company
  • Jennifer Li – President & Co-Founder, Novotech Nutraceuticals, Inc.
  • William (Bill) Mao – Chief Information Officer, Orange County Transportation Authority
  • Mark Montgomery – President and CEO, Bridgewater Consulting Group (BCG) Inc.
  • Daphne Ng – Sr. Manager, Customer Contact Center Specialty Operations, Southern California Edison
  • Vinh Ngo – Sr. Vice President, Risk Manager for Commercial Real Estate Group, Bank of America
  • Thomas Phelps IV – Vice President of Corporate Strategy & CIO, Laserfiche
  • Elaine Quach – Director, GL Accounting, Pacific Summit Energy LLC (PSE)
  • Edwin Ro – Sr. Manager, Business Controls, Southern California Edison
  • Jennifer Roeder – Recruiting Director, RGP
  • Yiu Man So – Sr. Principle/Project Chief Engineer, Hughes Aircraft/Raytheon Company
  • Ben Su – Director of Program Development, Home of Angels
  • Bryant Tam – Program Manager, Google
  • Gil Tam – Director, Grid Contracts (Retired), Southern California Edison
  • Joanne Tran – Director, Power Supply Settlements and Operations Services, Southern California Edison
  • Ganesh Venkat – Supervisor, Energy Efficiency Program Development, Southern California Gas Company
  • Pokil Wong – President, GDI Group / IBM (retired)


“I would want APIs to be given the opportunity to have our voice heard in corporate America. I believe AAPA gives us the tools we need to be able to truly bring our value, power and voice forward….Inspire others. Paying it forward is how this works. As you have found success in listening to others, make sure you are heard, as well.” — Daphne Ng, Manager, Local Government Partnerships, Southern California Edison