BKAA

Berkeley Korean American Alumni Association

BKAA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

 

Benjamin J. Kim,  Class of '04 - Boalt Hall School of Law J.D.
President

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.

 

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

Woochul Lee 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.

 
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Michelle Strassburg, Class of ’98 – Political Economy of Industrialized Societies.President-Elect and Vice President

Michelle Strassburg is a civil litigator with 10 years of experience. she has consistently obtained favorable results for her clients at all levels of litigation including trials as lead counsel. At SGW, Michelle works with the SGW team of lawyers, case managers and support staff to coordinate community outreach and relations. She also assists the SGW trial team. 

 

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

Anne Y. Kim is a female tech startup founder at Equal Pay Company.  She helps leading enterprises seal deals and keep top talent by baselining and advancing equal pay and career at the company level.  Prior to Equal Pay Company, Anne advised and represented Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on a $27 billion portfolio of policy matters impacting our 11 million residents.


board of directors

Hoon Noh, Chairman
CEO of Gecko Holdings, LLC

Andrew H. Lee
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

Don H. Lee
Senior Partner, Argosy Investment Advisers

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

Henry H. Oh
Shumener, Odson & Oh LLP

Michael Yang
Entrepreneur, CEO and Investor

Stephan Haah
Richwest Capital Advisors

Karen Jung
Partner at Gerard Fox Law

David S. Kim
DSK Landscape Architect

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


Advisory Board

Brian Chun 
New Creation Engineering & Builders, Inc.

Joseph Kim
Partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Andrew B. Lee
Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey

Dr. Gregory Hong

 

James Lee
OPM International, Inc.

Jonathan Min
Broadcom

Henry Kim, CPA

 


CommITTEE Chairs

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David Y. Choi, Class of '89-'90 - Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Philanthropy Committee Chair

David is a faulty member and director of the entrepreneurship program at Loyola Marymount University. 

 

John Eing,  Class of '98 - Economics
Mentorship Committee

John Eing is a Financial Advisor with Abacus Wealth Partners, where he helps clients expand what’s 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. 

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Hana Yang,  Class of '06 - Spanish & Portuguese Literature 
Northern California Chair

Hana is currently  doing Tech & Venture Banking at First Republic Bank. 

 

Daniel Lee Moon
New Alumni Recruitment Committee

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

John Eing
Mentoring Committee