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Board of Directors


Joyce Nakashima

Director of Alumni Relations

Joyce Nakashima is currently a Registered Dietitian with Pursue Health, LLC. Pursue offers support services and consulting to Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Independent Living Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospice Agencies and various other post-acute healthcare businesses. Joyce also continues to work as a Dietitian Consultant with Professional Directions for Health Care and on various other projects. Joyce has been actively involved in the Asian American Community since 2005, and has held various positions in [...] Read More

Jimmy Zhong

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

Christian Tiu

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 Read More

Vincent Loh

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
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Jennifer Du

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
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Xiayi Shirley Zhang

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

Phil Chang

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

Raymond Wong

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

Lonnie Ko

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

What is APEX?

The Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan community based organization with multifaceted goals and purposes that are charitable, cultural and educational in nature. Established in 1993, APEX currently boasts an e-community membership of 10,000 members. Contact us