• 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 Operating Officer

    Frank 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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  • 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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  • Ryan Fong

    Director of Finance

    Ryan currently serves as the Director of Finance of the CalAsian Chamber. He joined the organization in October 2012 as an administrative intern before being brought on as the Administration Manager. During his time at the CalAsian Chamber, Ryan has previously served as Administration Manager and Operations & Finance Manager before advancing to his current… Read more »

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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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  • 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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  • Michael Chen

    Public Policy Coordinator

    Michael currently serves as the Public Policy Coordinator for the CalAsian Chamber of Commerce. He is responsible for assisting on all things policy related for the chamber that affects the Asian Pacific Islander (API) and business community throughout the State of California. Prior to joining the chamber, Michael was a part of the Assembly fellows… 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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  • Tori Fukushima

    Outreach Coordinator

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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