Board of Directors
Executive Director and Past Chair
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.
Membership & Outreach Chair
Tiffany currently serves as the Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Trust, which was founded in 2018 and is based in Salt Lake City, UT. She leads clinics at the University of the Pacific and spends much of her spare time finding new ways to partner with others in the communities she serves.
Taylor has held the role of Vice President and District Manager for the past five years at Wells Fargo. Taylor is very involved in the community, currently participating on the board of the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce. She was born and raised in the avenues and graduated from Judge Memorial before moving north and achieving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Puget Sound in Washington State.
Maria joins us from Zions Wealth Advisors and brings over 15 years of industry experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Weber State University. Maria currently serves as a community advisory board member for the Northern Utah Catholic Community Services. She is the past president and current advisory board member.
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.
Lena became the UACC Chair in 2019. She works for Liberty Mutual Group, Inc. and is a Real Estate Agent in Utah.
Ratsamy Bing Vilaiphanh
Bing works for American Express National Bank as an Intercompany Analyst. We are excited to include her on our Board this year as Treasurer.
Mr. Sorenson is an attorney at Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C. He is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. His practice is concentrated in creditor’s rights and commercial and bankruptcy litigation.
James Takada Gray
James is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. He has experience helping clients manage concentrated stock positions or deal with the challenges of important transition events like retirement, inheritance or the sale of a business, as well as providing access to Bank of America for clients’ trust and estate planning services needs as well as clients’ credit and lending needs.
Membership & Outreach
Pro is a Business Development Manager at BBSI, a leading provider of business management solutions, combining human resource outsourcing and professional management consulting to create an operational platform. He currently serves on the Membership Committee.
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.
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 brand marketing. He is the CEO at SORO Consulting. He’s also a member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, formerly as the board chair.
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.
Kim is an insurance professional and business owner. She has a State Farm agency in Sugarhouse. It is important for Kim to protect her customers from the devastation of loss from accidents or death. For her, it is not about selling insurance, it is about helping her customers meet their life and financial needs, and giving them all of the information necessary to make decisions for themselves and their families.
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.
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.