Home: San Francisco Bay area. Birthplace: China. Profession: Financial industry. Organization: Mosaic. Title: Head of Independent Risk Controls. Secondary profession: Career and life coach. Alma mater: UCLA.
Current project: Stop Asian hate. Recent recognition: “You are a great leader. You inspire me.” Latest accomplishment: Hosted a webinar on “Raising Financially Savvy Kids”. Latest contribution to others: Albany Asian Pacific Islanders Parent Engagement Group. Hobbies: Taekwondo; Toastmasters. Recent travel or adventure: The Camino de Santiago. Last book read: The Long Game, by Dorie Clark.
Personality profile: Energetic, passionate, encouraging. Moral compass: The Bible. What is your greatest joy? Story telling. What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Diplomat; physicist. What is at the top of your bucket list? Camino de Compostela. How do you relieve stress? Talking to others.
What movie have you repeatedly watched? It’s a Wonderful Life. What’s featured prominently on your home or office wall? My children’s drawings. Who has had the greatest influence on your life? My father. What is the best advice you received growing up? Plan ahead. What is the best advice you received in your career? Be bold, lean in.
Be an attentive listener.
What change would you like to see in the world? Peace. What mega-trend most excites you? Artificial intelligence. What mega-trend most concerns you? Artificial intelligence.
Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My father. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? A street vendor selling sweet potatoes. How would you choose to spend tomorrow, if you knew it was your last day on earth? With my family on a beach. What day in your life would you like to re-live? My wedding day. What period in your life would you do differently, if you could? My thirties.
Personal motto: Be a blessing to others. Favorite quote: "Love is patient, love is kind" (1 Corinthians 13:4-8). Desired epitaph: An abundant life.