BKAA

Berkeley Korean-American Alumni Association

BKAA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President. Daniel H. Lee, Class of '12   Molecular Environmental Biology  Daniel is currently working for HansBiomed, a biomedical company based out of South Korea, which currently sells various medical products and devices in the United States as HansBiomed USA.  Contact:  danielhlee90@gmail.com

President. Daniel H. Lee, Class of '12

Molecular Environmental Biology

Daniel is currently working for HansBiomed, a biomedical company based out of South Korea, which currently sells various medical products and devices in the United States as HansBiomed USA.

Contact: danielhlee90@gmail.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. Timothy Kim,  Class of ’18  Sociology  Timothy is the Managing Director of 180 Snacks, a food manufacturer specializing in healthy artisan foods.   Contact: tim.kim@berkeley.edu

Vice President. Timothy Kim, Class of ’18

Sociology

Timothy is the Managing Director of 180 Snacks, a food manufacturer specializing in healthy artisan foods.

Contact: tim.kim@berkeley.edu

Secretary. Taryn Chang, Class of '04   Mass Communications  Taryn is currently working as a marketing manager at OPM International, Inc., an exporting company that ships fresh fruit to Asia. Prior to OPM, Taryn was working as a middle school English teacher for six years.   Contact:    tarynchang@gmail.com

Secretary. Taryn Chang, Class of '04

Mass Communications

Taryn is currently working as a marketing manager at OPM International, Inc., an exporting company that ships fresh fruit to Asia. Prior to OPM, Taryn was working as a middle school English teacher for six years.

Contact: tarynchang@gmail.com

 

CommITTEE Chairs

Enrichment. George Wu,  Class of ’09  Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences  George is a Product Management professional at Originate, helping well-funded start-ups and enterprises create user-centric products. Also, George is a podcast host for Navigating the Rise on giving Asians a voice and disrupting Asian stereotypes. He is also a licensed insurance agent and advisor to VC-funded startups, but more importantly...a scuba diver.

Enrichment. George Wu, Class of ’09

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

George is a Product Management professional at Originate, helping well-funded start-ups and enterprises create user-centric products. Also, George is a podcast host for Navigating the Rise on giving Asians a voice and disrupting Asian stereotypes. He is also a licensed insurance agent and advisor to VC-funded startups, but more importantly...a scuba diver.

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.

Recruitment. Jennifer Lee,  Class of ’05  English  Jennifer Lee is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank. She works closely with high net worth individuals, families, and institutions, providing guidance and resources in multiple disciplines, including: investment management, wealth structuring and planning guidance, philanthropy, and lending. Jennifer holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.   Contact: jenniferlee04@gmail.com

Recruitment. Jennifer Lee, Class of ’05

English

Jennifer Lee is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank. She works closely with high net worth individuals, families, and institutions, providing guidance and resources in multiple disciplines, including: investment management, wealth structuring and planning guidance, philanthropy, and lending. Jennifer holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Contact: jenniferlee04@gmail.com

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.

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.

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.

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

Michelle Strassburg, Esq.
Attorney, Gilmore & Wei, LLP

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