BKAA

Berkeley Korean-American Alumni Association

BKAA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

  President Michelle Strassburg, Esq,  Class of ’98 Political Economy of Industrialized Societies  Michelle Strassburg is an attorney. She serves as Of Counsel to Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP, a personal injury trial firm that helps people who have been severely injured and families who have lost their loved ones.   Contact: michelle@sgwlawyers.com

President Michelle Strassburg, Esq, Class of ’98
Political Economy of Industrialized Societies

Michelle Strassburg is an attorney. She serves as Of Counsel to Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP, a personal injury trial firm that helps people who have been severely injured and families who have lost their loved ones.

Contact: michelle@sgwlawyers.com

 
  Treasurer. Woochul Lee,  Class of ’97 Industrial Engineering and Operations Research  Woochul is the Director of Business Analytics at Transamerica with experience in predictive modeling, business intelligence, strategy development, optimization and portfolio management in global banking and the financial industry.   Contact:   woochul@woochul.com

Treasurer. Woochul Lee, Class of ’97
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Woochul is the Director of Business Analytics at Transamerica with experience in predictive modeling, business intelligence, strategy development, optimization and portfolio management in global banking and the financial industry.

Contact: woochul@woochul.com

  Vice President. Anne Y. Kim,  Class of ’09 Interdisciplinary Field Studies - International Environmental Relations  Anne is a tech startup founder. She created Equal Pay Company's on-demand HR software algorithm to help leading enterprises seal deals and keep top talent. Prior to Equal Pay Company, Anne advised and represented Los Angeles County Superior Mark Ridley-Thomas on a $27 billion portfolio of policy matters impacting our 11 million residents.   Contact: soul.la.ti.do@gmail.com

Vice President. Anne Y. Kim, Class of ’09
Interdisciplinary Field Studies - International Environmental Relations

Anne is a tech startup founder. She created Equal Pay Company's on-demand HR software algorithm to help leading enterprises seal deals and keep top talent. Prior to Equal Pay Company, Anne advised and represented Los Angeles County Superior Mark Ridley-Thomas on a $27 billion portfolio of policy matters impacting our 11 million residents.

Contact: soul.la.ti.do@gmail.com

  Secretary. Taryn Chang,  Class of ’04 Mass Communications  Taryn is currently a middle school English teacher in the San Fernando Valley. After six years of teaching, she will be leaving education and transitioning to work for her family's exporting company, OPM (Ocean Pacific Marketing) at the end of the school year.   Contact  : tarynchang@gmail.com

Secretary. Taryn Chang, Class of ’04
Mass Communications

Taryn is currently a middle school English teacher in the San Fernando Valley. After six years of teaching, she will be leaving education and transitioning to work for her family's exporting company, OPM (Ocean Pacific Marketing) at the end of the school year.

Contact: tarynchang@gmail.com

CommITTEE Chairs

  Recruitment. Daniel L. Moon,  Class of ’12 Molecular Environmental Biology  Daniel is currently running his family's martial arts school in Los Angeles. He is also a micro-influencer and aspiring actor. He also has a social media agency that helps small businesses increase revenue through their social media. Additionally, he does college consulting and helps high school kids with their college applications. He is a huge NBA fan and loves to read.   Contact: director@mswleaders.com

Recruitment. Daniel L. Moon, Class of ’12
Molecular Environmental Biology

Daniel is currently running his family's martial arts school in Los Angeles. He is also a micro-influencer and aspiring actor. He also has a social media agency that helps small businesses increase revenue through their social media. Additionally, he does college consulting and helps high school kids with their college applications. He is a huge NBA fan and loves to read.

Contact: director@mswleaders.com

  Philanthropy. David Y. Choi,  Class of ’89 Industrial Engineering and Operations Research  David is a faculty member and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Loyola Marymount University.

Philanthropy. David Y. Choi, Class of ’89
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

David is a faculty member and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Loyola Marymount University.

 
  Mentorship. John Eing,  Class of ’89 Economics  John is a Financial Advisor with Abacus Wealth Partners, where he helps clients expand what is possible with money. Prior to joining Abacus, John was a divisional controller of Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a leading bank owned asset-based lender and factor.

Mentorship. John Eing, Class of ’89
Economics

John is a Financial Advisor with Abacus Wealth Partners, where he helps clients expand what is possible with money. Prior to joining Abacus, John was a divisional controller of Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a leading bank owned asset-based lender and factor.

  Northern California Liaison. Hana Yang,  Class of ’06 Spanish & Portuguese Literature  Hana is in Tech & Venture Banking at First Republic Bank.

Northern California Liaison. Hana Yang, Class of ’06
Spanish & Portuguese Literature

Hana is in Tech & Venture Banking at First Republic Bank.

  Membership. Lynette S. Kim,  Class of ’87 Comparative Literature  Lynette is a family law attorney and mediator with Law and Mediation Office of Lynette S. Kim.

Membership. Lynette S. Kim, Class of ’87
Comparative Literature

Lynette is a family law attorney and mediator with Law and Mediation Office of Lynette S. Kim.

board of directors

Hoon Noh, Chairman
CEO of Gecko Holdings, LLC

Stephan Haah
Richwest Capital Advisors

Karen Jung, Esq.
Partner at Gerard Fox Law

David D. Kim
DSK Landscape Architect

Benjamin J. Kim
Partner, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, LLP

Andrew H. Lee
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

Don H. Lee
Senior Partner, Argosy Investment Advisers

Peter Y. Lee
Partner, Lee Hong Degerman, Kang & Waimey, PC

Henry H. Oh, Esq.
Partner, Shumener, Odson & Oh, LLP

Michael Yang
Founder and CEO, Michael Yang Capital Management, LLC

Advisory Board

Brian Chun 
New Creation Engineering & Builders, Inc.

Dr. Gregory Hong

Henry Kim, CPA

Joseph Kim, Esq.
Partner at O'Melveny & Myers, LLP

Andrew B. Lee
Partner, Lee Hong Degerman, Kang & Waimey, PC

James Lee

Jonathan Min