• Pat Fong Kushida

    President & CEO

    Pat is the President/CEO of the Sacramento Asian-Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC) serving in this capacity since 1998, and President/CEO of the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce formed in 2010.

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  • Frank Louie

    Chief Operations Officer

    Louie brings a very diverse business background to the chamber’s management team. He led a very successful 22-year career in management leadership positions in sales and operations for Xerox Corporation. Most recently, Louie served as General Manager for the Public Sector Northwest Region focusing on the state, local and education markets. He also has extensive experience working for start-up technology companies in the Internet payment and billing space, and the Alternative Energy industry.

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  • Bianka Melecio

    Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

    Bianka is the Executive Assistant, Board Liaison and Corporate Benefits Manager for the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Lauren Oto

    Director of Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement

    Lauren is the Director of Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement at the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Tanya Motta

    Project Director - SBTRC - SW Region

    Prior to joining the California Asian Pacific Islander Chamber of Commerce as Project Director for the United States Department of Transportation Small Business Transportation Resource Center Southwest Region.

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  • Berman Obaldia

    Vice President of Corporate & Government Affairs

    Berman is serving as Vice President of Corporate & Government Affairs. He brings more than two decades of government affairs experience, including stints in the California State Legislature and state government. Berman also has a long history as a political strategist working state and local issues on behalf of major industry interests in Sacramento.

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  • Ryan Fong

    Operations Manager

    Throughout his time at CalAsian Chamber, Ryan has advanced from being the Administration Manager to being the Operations Manager, handling all of the financials and accounting.

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  • Belguun Bella Bat-Erdene

    Korea Direct Program Manager

    Bella Bat-Erdene joined CalAsian Chamber of Commerce as Korea Direct Program Manager on August 2017. Her duties include developing the Korea Direct Program and coordinating ongoing Export 101 workshops. Bella earned her M.A degree in International Studies from University of San Francisco. Her research focused on Economic Development and Foreign Direct Investment for developing countries…. Read more »

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  • Tori Fukushima

    Outreach Coordinator

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  • Amandip Kaur

    MBDA Project Coordinator

    Amandip currently works as the MBDA Project Coordinator. Her job duties include working on different projects involving MBDA within the Global Initiatives domain. She has a Master in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Organizational Leadership completed in 2016.

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  • Henan Li

    Global Initiative Project Manager

    Henan Li’s duties include enhanced development and implementation of the China Direct Program.

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  • Lia Nitake

    Manager of Public Policy

    Lia Nitake is the Manager of Public Policy at the CalAsian Chamber of Commerce. She is responsible for managing and executing the Chamber’s strategy around policies that affect the Asian Pacific Islander (API) and business community throughout the state of California. Prior to joining the Chamber, Lia served as an international development policy specialist at… Read more »

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  • Hee Jin Park

    Director, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Korea Direct Program

    HeeJin currently serves as the CEO and senior consulting partner of TaoNetworks Int’l, Inc. In this capacity, he spearheads ICM (Information, Communication & Media lines of business) practice in business planning and execution. His project experiences in formulating U.S. go-to-market & sales channel strategies are for various clients in the areas of consumer, rich-media, wireless… Read more »

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  • Lydia Thung

    Corporate Benefits Manager

    Lydia began working at the CalAsian Chamber in July 2015 as the Events & Programs Intern and officially joined the CalAsian Chamber staff two weeks later. She now serves as the Corporate Benefits Manager.

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