Board of Directors
Director of Alumni Relations
Joyce Nakashima is currently a Registered Dietitian with Genesis HealthCare, a holding company, with subsidiaries that, on a combined basis, comprise of one the nation's largest post-acute care providers with more than 500 skilled nursing centers and assisted/senior living communities in 34 states nationwide.
Joyce has been actively involved in the Asian American Community since 2005, and has held various positions in APEX which most recently include: Executive Vice President of Programs (2013), Director of Mentorship (2012), [...] Read More
Director of APEX Cares
Jimmy Zhong is a design engineer and unit lead for The Boeing Company’s Space and Intelligence Systems division. He specializes in space avionics and satellite digital payloads and has served on the design teams for government and commercial spacecraft including NASA Space Launch System and the DoD’s Wideband Global SATCOM.
Jimmy graduated from Duke University with a double major in mechanical engineering and electrical & computer engineering. He also holds a [...] Read More
Director of Development
Christian works as a Strategic Marketing Manager for Boston Scientific, a Fortune 500 company and worldwide manufacturer of medical devices. His responsibilities include strategic planning, portfolio optimization, and market research. Prior to his current role, Christian spent two years working for a boutique health care consulting firm in Boston, MA. Christian has a BS in Biochemistry from UC Riverside and an MBA from Boston University.
Contact Christian at email@example.com
Director of Legal Affairs
Vincent Loh is an attorney at the law firm of Michelman & Robinson, LLP. His practice focuses on advising clients, minimizing risk, and solving complex business disputes through litigation. He has vast experience handling a variety of matters, including class action defense, unfair competition, false advertising, breach of contract, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
This is Vincent's third year on the APEX Board. Previously, he served as Board Chair of Professional Development, a position [...] Read More
Director of Marketing
Jennifer has been in the internet retail industry for the past 5 years. She is currently the Webstore & Marketing Manager at a business that provides ecommerce services for retailers who want an online presence. She oversees global online sales, customer support, creative services and digital marketing. Additionally, she is the lead project manager for website design and development.
Jennifer graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a double major in Psychology and Sociology. Outside [...] Read More
Director of Membership
Xiayi is the Special Project Coordinator at the Chinatown Business Improvement District. The Chinatown BID's mission is to ""...creatively plan, manage, and faciliate the rebirth of historic Chinatown..."" in engaging new audiences and interest to the landmark neighborhood. Xiayi's career highlight was bringing a pop-up cat cafe, Catfe, to Chinatown with a crowd of thousands, resulting in record-breaking business for local merchants.
A current resident of Chinatown, Xiayi (Shirley) Zhang has lived in [...] 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 Professional Development
Raymond currently works for a Currency Exchange company where he develops the Los Angeles and Orange County market. He also has his own import/export business where he imports various products from China. This is Raymond’s second year on the APEX board. He previously served as chair of professional development and participated as a mentor in APEX’s Mentorship Program (AMP).
Born and raised in New York City, Raymond moved to Los [...] Read More
Director of Youth Olympics
Lonnie is Director of Marketing for a custom apparel company that specializes in business services including on-site embroidery, screen printing, and promotional products. His primary responsibility is developing new business opportunities.
Lonnie graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. He is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, and a very active USC alum. He serves on the board of Asian Pacific Alumni Association’s Young [...] Read More