Berkeley Korean-American Alumni Association


BKAA is a Berkeley alumni group comprising of Korean Americans or those who have an interest in the Korean American community. BKAA’s purpose is to build a community of Berkeley Korean-American alumni, assist one another with professional growth and development, and promote commerce, culture, and education in the community. BKAA is based primarily in Southern California, but is seeking to establish relations with other Berkeley alumni groups, such as those in Northern California and Korea.


Board of Directors

Hoon Noh, Chairman
Dykema Gossett LLP

Brian H. Chung
Interactive Display Solutions, Inc.

Stephan Haah
Richwest Capital Advisors

David S. Kim
DSK Landscape Architect

Henry Kim


Andrew H. Lee
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

Jae Y. Lee
Law Office of Jae Y. Lee

Peter Y. Lee
Partner at Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey

Henry H. Oh
Shumener, Odson & Oh LLP

Miki Kim

Advisory Board

Brian Chun 
New Creation Engineering & Builders, Inc.

Joseph Kim
Parnter at O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Andrew B. Lee
Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey


James Lee
OPM International, Inc.

Jonathan Min


Karen E. Jung 


Henry H. Oh 
President Elect

Class of '86 - M.S. Structural Engineering  
Class of '84 - B.S. Civil Engineering
Henry Oh is currently a founding partner of the law firm of Shumener, Odson & Oh LLP.  Before becoming an attorney, he worked as a plancheck engineer with the City of Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety.

John Eing 

Class of '98 - Economics
John is a co-founder of the IT consulting firm, ConnectUNow, which provides IT consulting, support and strategy services to small to mid-sized businesses.  At the firm, John is responsible for the creation and execution of the firm's marketing and financial strategies.  Prior to founding ConnectUNow, John was the divisional controller of Wells Fargo Capital Finance, the $30BB asset-based lending and factoring division of Wells Fargo.


Sandy J. Chun  

Class of '96 - Political Science
Sandy J. Chun is a trusts and estates attorney and is the shareholder of Law Office of Sandy J. Chun, PC.  Ms. Chun prepares trusts, handles probate matters and tries multi-million dollar cases related to trusts and estates.


Jennifer Choi,  

Class of '84
Executive Manager, Corporate Accounts Gilead Sciences (Biotechnology)

Benjamin J. Kim,  

Class of '04 - Boalt Hall School of Law J.D.

Ben Kim is a labor and employment partner with Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP.  He advises and represents companies on various labor and employment issues and disputes.

CommITTEE Chairs

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David Y. Choi  
Philanthropy Committee Chair

Class of '90 - M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Class of '89 - B.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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Hana Yang  
Northern California Chair

Class of '06 - UC Berkeley
Spanish & Portuguese Literature, BA
Partner at Manos Accelerator

Henry Song - Hanmi Bank
Social Committee

Lynette S. Kim - Law Office of Lynette S. Kim
Membership Committee

Vivian I. Kim - Dykema Gossett LLP
Banquet Committee

Prof. David Choi, PhD - Loyola University
Philanthropy Committee

Benjamin Kim - Allen Matkins
Community Relations Committee

Michelle G. Lee
New Graduates Committee