Board of Directors

Yvonne Tran-Estrada

Yvonne Tran-Estrada

Yvonne was last year’s UACC President. She has 30 years of professional experience as a marketing representative, regional director, and as a director of sales. Currently, she’s an owner of the National Realty Network, where she has received multiple awards and accolades. Yvonne is fluent in Vietnamese.

Cheyenne Liu

Cheyenne Liu

Treasurer

Cheyenne is a business analyst. Previously, she worked as an audit staff accountant. She has an accounting degree from Arizona State University. Cheyenne is a well-known finance professional and a long-time member of the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce. Cheyenne speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.

Cindy Yamada-Thomas

Cindy is a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley. She has over 30 years of experience in the investment industry, including 20 years as a financial advisor. She has a finance degree from Westminster College and is President of the Salt Lake Buddhist Women’s Association.

Ze Min Xiao

Ze Min Xiao

Ze is the Director for the Mayor’s Office for New Americans in Salt Lake County. Ze holds a master’s in community leadership from Westminster College, in addition to a political science degree from the University of Utah. She has over 15 years of experience in community and government agencies. Ze speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently.

Leslie Nuon

Leslie Nuon

Leslie is the Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager at Zion’s Bank. Her skills include risk management, portfolio management, banking, loans, and credit analysis. She has a degree in business finance from Westminster College. Leslie speaks Cambodian and Chinese fluently.

Robert Rendon

Robert is a Senior Vice President and the Community Development Director for Zion’s Bank, where he has been for 20 years. Robert is widely-known and respected around the valley for his commitment to philanthropy and professionalism. His main strengths include strategic planning, public speaking and fundraising. The Chamber is very pleased to have Robert on the board as a long-tenured member.
Rick Lam

Rick Lam

Rick is a long-time member of the Chamber and former president. Rick has been with State Farm since 2000, possessing experience as an owner and as field leadership for Summit, Salt Lake, Wasatch and Utah Counties. He has a degree from Westminster College in business administration and management. He is a member of the Chamber because he enjoys cultivating and advancing meaningful relationships.
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Brian has owned AlphaGraphics since 2002. He has over 15 years of marketing, advertising, sales, business development, corporate branding, and account management experience. Brian has grown AlphaGraphics West Valley into a multi-million dollar corporation that is nationally known and recognized.

Eunice Jones-Lane

Eunice Jones-Lane

Eunice is the chairwoman for the Utah Asian Charitable Foundation. She also serves on the board of the Utah Asian Association. She has a degree in commerce, marketing, and advertising from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Eunice is fluent in Tagalog and has received countless accolades for her tireless community work.

Shilpi Culmer

Shilpi Culmer

Shilpi is the Vice President of First Utah Bank. She has been first First Utah for over ten years, her previous experience includes Chase and Discover. Shilpi has four post-secondary degrees, including a law degree from the University of Washington and a master’s in English Literature from Delhi University. She speaks Bengali, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Jeremy Wright

Jeremy Wright

Jeremy is the SMB Acquisitions Manager at Google Fiber. His previous experience includes Adobe and OrangeSoda tech company. Jeremy has a degree in business management from Utah Valley University and a marketing and advertising degree from Brigham Young University.

Ken So

Ken So

Ken has been the President of HK Consulting for nearly 15 years. He also has experience consulting for the Department of Veterans Affairs and Intermountain Healthcare. Ken received his MBA from Westminster College in 2006. He also has a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Computer Science. He speaks fluent Burmese and has been with the chamber for one year.
 Toukata Suyoto

Toukata Suyoto

Toukata is a Branch Manager. She has 20 years of experience in the financial industry, in addition to a bachelor’s in human services. She has worked as a relationship manager, financial sales representative, business development officer, and senior relationship specialist. She has worked for Zion’s Bank, Key Bank, Citi Bank, and now U.S. Bank.

 Chandler Jordana

Chandler Jordana

Chandler has a master’s degree in international affairs and global enterprise from the University of Utah. He’s experienced in the non-profit and communications sectors. He can speak seven languages and currently works as the Development Manager at Comunidades Unidas in West Valley. He can speak some Arabic and Farsi.

Juancarlos Judd

Juancarlos Judd

Juancarlos is passionate about community growth through small
business, organizational collaborations, and mentoring. He has nearly 20
years of experience in sales, project management, sales management,
and marketing. He is the CEO at SORO Consulting. He’s also a member
of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, formerly as the board chair.

Maria Recto

Maria Recto

Jeremy is the SMB Acquisitions Manager at Google Fiber. His previous experience includes Adobe and OrangeSoda tech company. Jeremy has a degree in business management from Utah Valley University and a marketing and advertising degree from Brigham Young University.

Kelly Shiotani

Kelly Shiotani

Kelly has been a member of the Chamber for approximately one year. He has degrees in art history and biology from the University of Utah and Westminster College. He also has a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and biology from the University of Portland. Kelly brings diverse experience to the board, from consultancy to restaurant management, personal training to commercial real estate, a true jack of all trades.