Board of Directors
Director of Board Development
Bruce is an Executive Council member at New York Life Insurance Company, which puts him at the top 20% of a Fortune 100 company. He works with people from all walks of life to help identify and determine which insurance or financial services best meet their current and future goals whether it be retirement planning or getting married. Some of these key planning services come in the form of life insurance, college funding, estate conservation, mortgage protection, [...] Read More
Director of Community Relations
Thomas Wong is a public affairs consultant at Imprenta Communications Group, where he leads public outreach and community engagement activities for clients including Metro, The Olson Company, and political candidate and issues campaigns. He also serves as Project Director for the Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation. Prior to joining Imprenta, Thomas worked as a staffer for State Assemblyman Mike Eng and as a Resource Analyst at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
In addition to APEX, Thomas [...] Read More
Director of Development and Communications
Jina Chung is a Development Associate and Account Executive for the International Documentary Association, where she supports fundraising and advertising efforts in advancing documentary filmmaking. Prior to joining IDA, Jina worked as a Grants Coordinator and Curatorial Liaison for Mount St. Mary's College. In addition to APEX, Jina serves as the Development Co-Chair for Emerging Arts Leaders, Los Angeles.
Jina earned her B.A. in Art and Art History with a minor in Film [...] Read More
Director of Marketing
Christina Hong works as a volunteer coordinator for the Los Angeles Public Library’s Adult Literacy Program, which provides adults that typically read below a 9th grade level, with the opportunity to improve their literacy skills through free one-on-one tutoring. Prior to joining the Los Angeles Public Library, Christina worked as a project supervisor for GME Solutions, a boutique consulting firm that assists teaching hospitals in all stages of Medicare reimbursement. Stanford [...] Read More
Director of Membership
Adam Boujida, ARM, is currently Senior Analyst of Risk Management & Treasury at Mattel, Inc. Mattel, #395 of Fortune 500 (NASDAQ: MAT), is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of toys and family products. The Mattel family is comprised of best-selling brands such as Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends®, Fisher-Price®, Little People® and Power Wheels®. Ranked among Corporate Responsibility Magazine&rsquo [...] Read More
Director of Mentorship
Phillip works for Southern California Edison (SCE) as a technical specialist in the operations division. SCE is the electric utility that leads the nation in renewable energy while serving more than 14 million people in a 50,000 square-mile area of Southern California. Phillip is currently working on a technology project to outfit a fleet of vehicles with mobile data devices in an effort to improve the company’s operations and sustainability initiatives. His main duties include [...] Read More
Director of OC Programs
Stephanie Huynh is a Project Manager at Glitterrings Inc., a leading manufacturer of fine fashion jewelry. In this capacity, Stephanie manages cost and timely product delivery by coordinating product design, manufacturing, and quality inspection.
Stephanie graduated from UCLA with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics / International Area Studies with an emphasis on East Asia and a minor in Chinese Language and Culture.
Director of Professional Development
Amy Cheong is a part of the Digital Media team for Hub Network, the Discovery Communications/Hasbro joint venture kids network. Amy supports the network’s brand by managing the content, engagement, and apps across all social media platforms, while also managing all creative web content and game development for such iconic show brands as Transformers, My Little Pony, Littlest Pet Shop, Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears.
After gaining experience in the entertainment industry assisting [...] Read More
Director of Special Events
Grace is the marketing director at Job Korea USA. She is responsible for marketplace analysis, brand development, marketing, public relations and sales management. The first, largest and fastest growing Korean-American online job website providing quality employment solutions for job seekers and employers. www.JobkoreaUSA.com currently holds the largest database of Korean-American and Asian American job seeking candidates. They partner with many corporations and government organizations who offer employment opportunities in diverse industries. Job [...] Read More
Director of Youth Olympics
Dave currently works in the electronics industry as a customer service specialist. His true passion is working as a freelance photographer and documenting memories for people at significant moments in their lives. Born and raised in the Philippines, Dave speaks fluent Tagalog and conversational Chinese and immigrated to the United States to pursue a career in the communications industry. His involvement in APEX paved the way for his first gallery showing as well as one [...] Read More