Board of Directors

Sydney Dao

Board Chair

Director of Brand Integration
Houston First Corporation

Rainier Villatuya


Managing Director, Benefits
Madison Industries

May Wang

Past Board Chair

Chief Operating Officer
Mark Kamin & Associates

Fan Chen

Founder & President
MOSAIC Paradigm Law Group

Yusi C. An

Magical Winter Lights

Vic Cleveland

Manager of Supplier Diversity
CenterPoint Energy

Ting Geng

Tinggi Design

Charles Gengler, Ph.D.


Ning Kang

Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Kevin McAdam, Ph.D.

Director of Community Engagement and Associate Professor of Business Management
University of Houston-V at Katy

David Nguyen

The V Agency - Allstate Insurance

Tuan Nguyen

VP - Commercial Lender | Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo & Co

Mike Pankratz

Sr. Marketing Manager

Christy Poisot

Information Digital Technical Advisor for Subsurface & Wells 

Rafi Rizvi

Executive Director, Banker
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Dalia Sherif, Ph.D.

Executive Dean, Baccalaureate Programs & Partnerships
Lone Star College

Yu Sun, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director of Leadership Studies (Houston Campus)
Our Lady of the Lake University

Nicole Zhao

Tax Partner
MaloneBailey, LLP

Meet the Staff

Barbara Gallo

Director of Operations

Paul Gor

Director of Community Development

Nikki Huynh

Program Manager
Community Navigator Pilot Program

Solykan Phal

Program Coordinator
Community Navigator Pilot Program

Chloe Li

Membership Coordinator