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2016 NJCACC 13 Annual Gala

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NJCACC13th ANNIVERSARY GALA & AWARDS BANQUET


CongratulationsNEW JERSEY CHINESE-AMERICAN CHAMBER of COMMERCE 2016 Award RecipientsJim Huang Shau-wai Lam Amy Mak ChanBroad USA Betty LoTerrence Clark Keynote Speaker Dennis ZhangDolly Peng Kin-chung Hui FromDelivering Customer Happiness®One of the Top 10 Auto Groups in the U.S.Highest Number of J.D. Power and Associates Dealer ofExcellence Awards in the U.S. New JerseyDCH Montclair Acura DCH Brunswick ToyotaDCH Academy Honda (Old Bridge) DCH Freehold ToyotaDCH Kay Honda (Eatontown) DCH Freehold NissanDCH Paramus Honda BMW of FreeholdDCH Millburn Audi BMW of BloomfieldNew York MassachusettsDCH Wappingers Falls Toyota DCH Milford ToyotaDCH Toyota City (Mamaroneck)DCH Honda of Nanuet Southern Californiawww.dchauto.com Sixteen LocationsAcura Audi BMW Honda Nissan Scion Toyota


New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of CommerceNew Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce (NJCACC) is a non-profit and non-politicalorganization, dedicated to promote business between members, help Chinese-American busi-nesses enter mainstream American economy and facilitate US-China trade.Membership is opento businesses and individuals of all ethnic backgrounds, and English is our official language.Throughout the year, NJCACC organizes special events to promote networking between mem-bers, as well as informative seminars and workshops.NJCACC also hosts an annual awards banquet honoring Chinese-American business and com-munity leaders for their outstanding achievements and contributions.We are a proud affiliate of National ACE(Asian/Pacific Islanders American Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurship)Yin Long Margaret Lam Shau-wai Lam Vice Chair Chair Treasurer Secretary (Prosperity Resources International)(MassMutual) (DCH Auto Group) John T. Lau Christopher Law K. Peter Yu Director Director Director(Appliedinfo Partners) (UnitedHealthcare) (YU & Associates) Wellman Wu Josephine Ho Director Executive Director (NJCACC) (Kam Man Foods) Contact Information:28 World’s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873 : Tel: 732-507-7348 : Fax: 732-805-0637E-Mail: jho@appliedinfo.com : Website: www.njcacc.org


New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce13th Anniversary & Awards BanquetGold Sponsors: DCH Auto Group, Cathay PacificSilver Sponsors: 24/7 International LLC., AARP, Broad USA, Cathay Bank CMP, Kam Man Food Group, Harry & Lina Fang McCarter & English, LLP., Monmouth Medical Center Prosperity Resources International, UnitedHealthcare Waitex, Wonton Food Inc., Yu & Associates Inc.Keynote Speaker: Shau-wai Lam, Chairman Emeritus at DCH Auto GroupMaster of Ceremony: Moly K. Hung, Esq.Gala Co-Chairs: Margaret Lam & Shau-wai LamCommittee Members: Rene Chavez, Cindy Eng, John Lau, Chris Law, K.C. Hui, Josephine Ho, Glena Lee, Yin Long, Wellman Wu, Peter YuDJ: Paul YaoSpecial Donation of Gifts & Services: Cathay Pacific, Harry & Lina Fang, John Lau Chris Law (UnitedHealthcare), NJCACC, Bo Wang Margaret Lam (Prosperity Resources International)Journal Design & Printing Kirby TanNJCACC Web Master: Anthony Hui


Gala Program ScheduleStart Time End Time Activity6:30pm 7:45pm7:45pm 7:55pm Registration, Cocktail & Networking7:55pm 8:00pm Introduction of NJCACC Board,8:00pm 8:05pm Legal Advisor, Staff, Gala Co-chairs,8:05pm 8:15pm Sponsors & Keynote Speaker8:15pm 8:50pm8:50pm 9:10pm Chair’s Welcoming Speech9:10pm 9:20pm Corporate Award9:20pm 9:25pm9:25pm 9:30pm Corporate Executive Award9:30pm 9:35pm9:35pm 9:40pm Dinner & Networking9:40pm 9:45pm9:45pm 9:50pm Keynote Speech9:50pm 10:15pm Grand Drawing 2 Premium Economy Class Tickets from Newark to Asia sponsored Cathay Pacific Airways Diversity Champion Award Community Service Award Entrepreneur Award Cultural Ambassador Award Professional Achievement Award Outstanding Service to NJCACC Drawing & Networking Group Photos 9


NJCACC 2016 Keynote Speaker and Award RecipientsKEYNOTE SPEAKER SHAU-WAI LAM, Chairman Emeritus DCH Auto Group NJCACC 2004 Chair’s Business of the Year Award RecipientCHINESE CULTURAL AMBASSADOR AWARD JIM HUANG Kai Yue FoundationCOMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD AMY MAK CHAN, Founder Celestial Love Foundation, Inc.CORPORATE AWARD BROAD USA Inc.CORPORATE EXECUTIVE AWARD BETTY LO Head of Marketing, Diversity & Inclusion ACCENTUREDIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARD TERRENCE CLARK, President & CEO NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Inc.ENTREPRENEUR AWARD DENNIS ZHANG, CEO 24-7 International LLCPROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD DOLLY PENG, Owner & Director JEI Warren Learning CenterOUTSTANDING SERVICE TO NJCACC KIN-CHUNG HUI, Market Strategy Manager DCH Auto Group


KEYNOTE SPEAKER SHAU-WAI LAM ‫ڒ‬սၿ, Chairman Emeritus DCH Auto Group (USA) NJCACC 2004 Chair’s Business of the Year Award RecipientShau-wai Lam joined DCH (USA), in 1967 with initial assignments in international trade, which included thedomestic sales of imported textile and food products. In 1977 DCH (USA) began to venture into automobileretailing with its first dealership, DCH Paramus Honda in New Jersey. Shau-wai was sent to Los Angeles to launchDCH (USA)’s Western Region in 1979. He was responsible for the start-up of DCH Gardena Honda and DCHTustin Acura, both of which became the top national ranked dealerships of their respective franchises under hissupervision.In 1988, Shau-wai returned to the East Coast after he was appointed President of DCH (USA). In 1992, he becameChairman when the Lam family, along with the Wing On Group of Hong Kong, acquired the U.S. operation fromDCH Hong Kong. Shau-wai and his colleagues together helped to grow DCH Auto Group to consistently rankedamong the top ten automobile retailers in the nation. It won more J.D. Power and Associates Dealer of ExcellenceAwards than any other dealer groups. Four of its dealerships were selected as Automobile News Top 100Dealerships to Work For in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In October 2014, DCH (USA) was acquired by Lithia Motors Inc.and became a division of this highly regarded, publicly traded auto group. Shau-wai is now a member of theBoard of Directors of Lithia Motors Inc.EducationPurdue University - BS and MS in mathematicsNew York University - MBAAwards• GMAC Champion of Life Award from GMAC -2004• National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers’ Lifetime Achievement Award - 2004• Purdue University School of Science Distinguished Alumnus Award - 2004• TIME Magazine Dealer of the Year Award for New Jersey - 2004• Chamber of Commerce of Old Bridge Business Leader of the Year Award - 2005• Newsweek Magazine Dealer of the Year National Finalist Award - 2005• Ward’s Dealer Business Magazine Dealer of the Year Award - 2005• Ellis Island Medal of Honor - 2006• Ernst & Young New Jersey Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Retail/Distribution Services - 2007• Chinatown Health Clinic Foundation Honoree - 2011• New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneurs Awards’ Caspar Wistar Award for Growth -2013• Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey Innovation Award - 2014• International Leadership Foundation (ILF) Leadership Award - 2014• TIME Magazine Dealer of the Year Award for New York – 2014• President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award - 2016Current Board Membership• Lithia Motors Inc. – LAD (NYSE)• American Friends of the Shanghai Museum• Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ACE)• National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (Chairman)• New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of CommercePast Board Membership• National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD)• Toyota-Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association (TLMODA)


CHINESE CULTURAL AMBASSADOR AWARD JIM HUANGเ૨ Kai Yue FoundationJim Huang is the founder and president of Kai Yue Foundation established by Huang family in 2010. It is a privatecharity organization dedicated to supporting local Chinese American communities and promoting culture and artdevelopment. The foundation has organized and sponsored many culture exchange events. Jim Huang is thefounder and CEO of a hedge fund based in Princeton NJ. Previously he was a Managing Director at JPMorganChase and a Portfolio Manager at the Clinton Group.Jim Huang got his Ph. D. from Simon Fraser University (Canada), M.S. from Institute of High Energy Physics(China) and B.S. from Peking University. COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD AMY MAK CHANౘ౪ሒ‫ځ‬, Founder Celestial Love Foundation, Inc.Mrs. Amy Mak Chan immigrated into the U.S. from Hong Kong in the mid-1980’s. In 1985, she became involved inthe funeral services industry serving the Chinese community. With her strong gumption and extraordinary grace,she wholeheartedly leads her staff in providing full-scale funeral services for the deceased and their families. Sheis currently the President of Fook Funeral Group, with four locations in metropolitan New York area.On November 1997, Mrs. Chan founded the Celestial Love Foundation, Inc. whose fundamental principle is toenable certain members of the community to walk the final journey of their life with dignity. She organized theprofessional and community leaders in the Chinese community who wanted to fulfill their deeds through charity.Since its inception, the Celestial Love Foundation, Inc. has been supported by these financial contributions.The foundation follows good business practices and abides by its By-Law to determine if a grant would be made,the manner in which would be distributed, and the level of support. The foundation makes certain that every dimeraised is used to assist those most in need.Mrs. Chan in February 2006, she was presented with the ‘Community Service Award’ by Director Ronald Langstonand Associate Director Chiling Tong of the Minority Business Development Agency. She also received the‘Community Service Award’ from Gouveneur Hospital, Transfiguration Church, Hamilton Madison House andChinese American Planning Council. Further, Metropolitan Jewish Hospice presented Mrs. Chan the 2010Community Leadership Award for her dedication, effort and commitment to preserving the quality of life inthe community.In 2015, as part of her endeavors in caring for the senior citizens in the community, Mrs. Chan started to serve onthe Chinese Advisory Council of Selfhelp Community Service. As a prestigious singer and producer, Mrs. Chanalso regularly offers benefit concerts to entertain the seniors from both Chinatown and Flushing communities.On June 15th, 2016, Mrs. Chan was honored by Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts at the historic FlushingTown Hall for her dedication to the betterment of the community.


CORPORATE AWARD Sunny Wang ͳᑨЍ  Broad USA Inc ᅈ઼࡚̳̂ΦBROAD U.S.A.is a privately held company headquarter in New Jersey, supporting the sales and service to ourcustomers in North America. Relying on our innovative and environmental-friendly technology, BROAD U.S.Acommits itself to optimize energy efficiency for clients in Commercial, Civil and Industrial markets.Broad is dedicated and focused on insuring our owners can always find a proper training, service and after salesupport with replacement parts and or units.Broad is committed to the inherit value and flexible solutions that thermally driven absorption plays in our modernworld.Absorption design is our core competency and primary focus. Unlike many current players in the absorptionmarket, Broad designed and created its first absorber in 1988 with its own human capital, hard work, and thedesire to be the best.This home grown approach has allowed Broad to continue to innovate and lead as the worldwide customer basehas grown to over 80 plus counties.Broad has worked closely with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to assist in some early US baseddemonstration deployments of high efficiency solutions to co-generation heat recovery.Insures the chiller will yield the operating performance characteristics as designed. It can also be a greatopportunity for the operator to learn about the unit which will be cooling or heating the building and to becomean expert in the operation of the absorber.Broad Absorbers whether they are simple single stage or ultra high efficiency multi-energy two stage chillers allare designed to the same Stringent Vacuum Standard. The passing test for the Broad standard helium detectiontest is 10-8 atmospheres of pressure per cubic centimeter of volume per second an industry best in class.


CORPORATE EXECUTIVE AWARDBETTY LO Head of Marketing, Diversity & InclusionACCENTUREBetty Lo is the Head of Marketing for Accenture’s global Diversity & Inclusion initiatives where she oversees thedevelopment and implementation of integrated marketing and communications programs for Inclusion & Diversity.She leads a team aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of Accenture’s inclusion and diversity,corporate communications, sponsorships and leadership development areas of focus.Prior to Accenture, Betty served as Vice President, Community Alliances & Consumer Engagement for Nielsenand worked with community leaders, media, entertainment and consumer businesses to promote Nielsen’seducation, philanthropic, and public affairs initiatives in the community overseeing community alliances andconsumer engagement for the Eastern U.S., the national Asian American community, Nielsen’s multiculturaladvertising initiatives and Nielsen’Z(ZPHU7HJPÄJ(TLYPJHU(K]PZVY`*V\UJPS)L[[`OHZV]LY`LHYZ^P[ONSVIHSconsumer product goods (CPG) companies including The Coca-Cola Company and Newell Rubbermaid leadinginitiatives in communications/PR, marketing, organizational development, change management, processimprovement and building Asian-American business opportunities to increase organizational productivity andprVÄ[HIPSP[y. She has helped many organizations through transformational change to unlock the trapped capacityfor growth and is experienced in leading global and cross-functional teams.Betty is an active leader within the Asian-American community and is member of the National Board of DirectorsMVY(ZPHU7HJPÄJ0ZSHUKLY(TLYPJHU*OHTILYZVM*VTTLrce & Entrepreneurship (ACE), Board of Directors forNational Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), and serves on OCA – Asian American Advocates’Business Advisory Council. She also served in various leadership roles, including President and Chairwoman for5(((7([SHU[H*V*OHPYVM[OL5(((75H[PVUHS*VU]LU[PVUL_LJ\[P]LIVHrd member of Coca-Cola’sWomen’s Forum, founder of Coca-Cola’s Asian Employee ERG and the Public Relations Society of America(PRSA) – Georgia.Betty is a thought leader for Nielsen on the Asian American consumers and is a sought-after industry and clientspeaker on Asian American consumer shopping, buying and media consumption behaviors and attitudes.As a mom to an eight-year old girl, Betty is also passionate about mentoring the next generation of women tobecome leaders in their organization, while balancing the demands of being a working mom and wife.Betty earned her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan College and graduated from the Executive MBA program atEmory University’s Goizueta Business School. 14


DIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARD TERRENCE CLARK, President & CEO NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Inc.Terrence Clark serves as the President and CEO of the New York New Jersey Minority Supplier DevelopmentCouncil. At the Council, Terrence provides operational oversight and carries out full management and operationalresponsibilities for the Council staff including personnel, administration, work delegation and performanceevaluations. He also provide supervision and direction related to the Council program areas and activities in theCouncil’s market areas which are the State of New York and New Jersey up to the Trenton area.Prior to this position, he served as the Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Business Development for theNational Urban League, where he was responsible for the management of all of the small business andentrepreneurship programs. Terrence also served as the Senior Vice President, Knowledge Sharing forOpportunity Finance Network, where he was responsible for the management consulting, training and annualconference lines of business for community development financial institutions nationwide.Over the course of his career, he has served in a variety of leadership positions for community and economicdevelopment organizations over the past twenty five years. He served as the Executive Director of the 47th StreetBusiness Improvement District for nine years assisting the 2,600 business owners in New York’s Diamond Districtin improving economic conditions in the district and marketing its services to a wider client base. He also servedas the Executive Director of the Manhattan Minority Business Development Center, Bronx Small BusinessDevelopment Center and the Pace University Minority and Women Business Development Center, where hemanaged and provided management consulting and business training services to small, minority and womenbusiness owners.Terrence began his career with the United States Small Business Administration, where he served as the AssistantDistrict Director for Management Assistance managing and providing management consulting and trainingservices to SBA clients in the downstate 14 counties of New York. He is a graduate of Hunter College of the CityUniversity of New York, with a bachelor’s degree in Economics


ENTREPRENEUR AWARD DENNIS ZHANG, CEO ૺරᐷ཭ְ‫ܜ‬ 24-7 International LLC 35.8઼ᅫѣࢨ̳ΦDennis came from Ningbo of China to the United States in 1990. He started as a US-based trading company andbegan an aggressive strategic alliance to vertically integrate manufacturing operations to support branded andprivate label programs with world wide distribution. The company set up a factory base in Hang Zhou andNing Bo, China. These modern manufacturing facilities established the company’s dominance in quality control,costing and speed-to-market in the travel goods industry. As a result, the company began manufacturing privatelabel programs for most national and regional retailers, together with several independent importers thatdistributed to all retail channels of distribution.In 2004 the company acquired 24-7 International LLC; which was a start-up importer and wholesaler whoseprimary objective was to design, sell and merchandise luggage and travel accessories under several licensedbrands. The integration of vertical manufacturing together with designer-brand licenses, proprietary brands,and strong business alliances with retailers in all channels of distribution, have facilitated explosive growth for24-7 International LLC as an integral and visible player in the industry. In 2015, 24-7 International LLC is one oftop ten importers and distributors in US travel goods industrial.Today, no other company in the travel goods industry can match the integrated level of sourcing, design, productdevelopment, brand management, distribution and service. The range of 24-7’s products spans the continuumfrom promotional private label programs, proprietary brands, fashion & celebrity branded product, to the ultimatein performance and luxury products under the Pathfinder and Andiamo luggage brands. The customers rangefrom department stores such as Macy’s and Belk, to discount stores such as TJ.Maxx and Ross, to mass marketstores such as Costco and Walmart.Many of 24-7’s own brands have achieved considerable successful over the years. The Ciao brand Under the SeatBag is the one of the best-selling item in Costco for three years running. The Lucas brand has achieved over20 million USD in retail sales in 2015. The Andiamo brand will be introducing a revolutionary “smart luggage”that includes functions such as a Mobile Battery Pack, a Wi-Fi Hotspot, electronic weight system and a smarttravel APP.কѯҐ̋ˠĂ2::1ѐ઼ֽ࡚Ăଂ઼ְᅫ෶‫ٽ‬Ă3116ѐќᔉ઼࡚35.8઼ᅫѣࢨ̳ΦĂซˢ઼࡚ॠྼய‫ݡ‬ซ˾‫׶‬Բ൴ᅳા/35.8઼ᅫĂะٛ୛ቐనࢍĂϠயĂซ˾‫׶‬Բ൴‫֗˘ٺ‬Ă࡭˧‫ٺ‬ҋԧ‫ݡ‬ൕ۞ฟ൴‫׶‬೩̿Ă̳Φຽચుѐᆧ‫׶ܜ‬൴णĂд઼࡚ٛ୛ቐҖຽ̚ѣ˘‫ؠ‬ᇆᜩĄ


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDDOLLY PENG Owner & DirectorJEI Warren Learning CenterDolly Peng has been the owner and director of JEI Warren Learning Center, a New Jersey State registered K-12thgrade tutoring center located in Warren, NJ since 2004.Dolly came to the US from Shanghai, China as an overseas student 32 years ago. She has a Bachelor’s Degree inMaterial Science from East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai, a Master's Degree inChemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering fromNew Jersey Institute of Technology, as well as a Master's degree in Business Management (MBA) from ExecutiveMBA program offered jointly by Lucent Technologies-Bell Labs and Stevens Institute of Technology. Dolly has 15years of experience working in several Fortune 500 companies in engineering and business management areas(companies such as Lucent Technologies – Bell Labs (now Nokia), International Technology Corporation(now the Shaw Group Inc.), etc.).Dolly is married with two children. During her children’s primary and secondary school life, Dolly spent countlesshours volunteering in her children’s schools for 14 years. She also worked as a volunteer teacher for six years atRise Academy (a KIPP charter school in Newark). She values education and has a passion for providing highquality educational service to US local and international students. Dolly opened the JEI Warren Learning Centerin January 2004. Since then, she has provided high quality academic tutoring and educational counselingservices to hundreds of local and international students. She has successfully helped dozens of local studentsapplying to private schools. She has helped many students reach their academic excellence in school and winlocal and national awards in Writing Competition and Math Olympiad. Each year, the JEI Warren summer campnot only attracts many local students, but also international students from China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, St. Martin,Macao, Hong Kong, and Singapore. She has also provided detailed counseling services to many Chinesestudents applying to the US boarding schools. She has successfully helped many Chinese students realize theirdreams of studying in the US. Dolly has been guardian to several students from China attending US boardinghigh schools. Over the years she has provided guidance and counseling in academics and assisted them in lifeadjustment in the US.OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO NJCACCKIN-CHUNG HUI , Market Strategy ManagerDCH Auto GroupKin-chung has 16 years of working experience in the automotive retail industry. He coordinated the developmentof business relations with Chinese organizations and Chinese communities. He also managed programssupporting dealership operations, including managing a centralized purchasing program to reduce expenses,bringing in service products and after-sales products to increase revenue opportunities, coordinating departmentmanager roundtables, and conducting wholesale auctions to dispose aged pre-owned inventory.Prior to working in DCH automotive operations, Kin-chung was the General Manager of the DCH Food Division forover 20 years. The Division imported Chinese food products from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand,Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand , and Mexico for distribution in the Eastern United States. He did extensivetravel in Southeast Asia for product sourcing during those years. Besides imports, the Division also exported U.S.and Canadian food products to Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong.Kin-chung was born in China, and raised and educated in Hong Kong. He graduated from the Chinese Universityof Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. 17


2015 12th Annual Gala 18


NJIEA 2016 EventsNew Jersey ImmigrantEntrepreneur Awards MultiChamber Event NJCACC Spring Celebration Electric Bus 19


CMP Gala Career Mobility Partnership AREAA Conference Asian Real Estate Association of America Social Security WorkshopHK Association of New York Gala DinnerVisit to Princetel Visit to Bank of China 20


Congratulations13 ATo The Success ofth Anniversary Gala & waallrdthreecipients MARGARET LAM (NJCACC Vice Chair)PROSPERITY RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL INC. (President)


Thank you Thank-you to our Members for their ongoing commitment to theAsian American and Pacific Islander business community and generous support of the New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce, especially to the following Premier Members.AARP Kam Man Foods GroupAppliedinfo Partners MassMutual Financial GroupBank of China USA Prosperity Resources InternationalC.C.T.S. Inc. Songbird CapitalDCH Auto Group UnitedHealthcareFriendwell Group Yu & Associates 44


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