Beginning her Presidency in September 2012, this is Ellen Chen's third year serving on board. As Director of Orange County Programs in 2012, she continued to grow the variety of events and programs offered in OC and branching out the APEX reach. In 2011, she served as APEX Cares Community Service Chair for Orange County where she successfully coordinated several events to benefit local organizations and promote community collaboration.
Ellen currently works in sales and operations [...] Read More
Executive Vice President of Operations & Secretary
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mimi came out to Los Angeles to pursue her passion for art and design. She fine-tuned her skills with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts at Los Angeles’ Otis College of Art and Design.
Mimi soon realized her passion for business, hence her career direction to start Supermimi Design. The list of clientele has grown over the years since 2003 and now consists of businesses of [...] Read More
Executive Vice President of Programs
Joyce Nakashima currently works as a Clinical Dietitian Consultant for Professional Directions for Healthcare and Country Villa Health Services. She provides clinical nutrition services to multiple long term care facilities in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel Valley.
Joyce has been actively involved in the Asian American non-profit community since 2005, and this is her sixth year serving on the APEX Board. Her past positions include Director of Mentorship, Director of [...] Read More
Vice President of Finance
Wayne Liu is a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Consulting specializing in SAP packaged solutions, and has worked with Fortune 500 clients in the financial services and the utilities industry sectors. Prior to consulting, Wayne was Assistant Branch Manager with Commerce Bank in New York City where he opened its Lincoln Center branch, oversaw daily branch operations and managed consumer loan operations.
While in New York, Wayne became involved with Asian American not-for-profit organizations where he served [...] Read More
Vice President of Orange County
Stephanie Huynh is Project Manager at Glitterrings Inc., a leading manufacturer of fine fashion jewelry. In the role of Project Manager, Stephanie is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets.
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.
Vice President of Strategy & Human Resources
Jennifer is a Human Resource Generalist for Evolve Media, LLC. Evolve Media is an integrated digital media company focused on vertical publishing, advertising sales and marketing services for its clients. Jennifer is responsible for all areas of human resources such as recruiting, strategic analysis, employee relations, performance reviews, benefit administration and other related fundamentals of the department. She has graduated from University of Phoenix with a B.S. in Business Management. Prior [...] Read More