ATLANTA (Oct 21, 2013) — The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) has announced its new national leadership for 2013-2014. NAAAP is the premier leadership organization for Asian professionals.
“NAAAP has a 30+ year history of developing leadership capabilities among Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. and Canada,” said Fabian De Rozario, NAAAP national president and CEO. “I’m thrilled to work with all our Chapter leaders and National officers to deliver programs and experiences that have a positive impact in our communities. At NAAAP, we build leaders.”
NAAAP is an all-volunteer organization with chapters in 27 cities across North America supported by a National Team. The National Team consists of an Executive Team and Board of Directors.
2013-2014 NAAAP National Executive Team:
- National President & CEO — Fabian DeRozario (Atlanta, GA)
- Chief Operating Officer – Tommy Yip (Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX)
- Chief Chapter Relations Officer – Jean Lo (Hartford, CT)
- Chief Legal Officer – Hans Huang (Raleigh, NC)
- Chief Marketing Officer – Wendy Ho (Atlanta, GA)
- Chief Programs Officer — Cyndy Yu-Robinson (Research Triangle Park, NC)
- Chief Technology Officer — Shan-Ming Chiu (Atlanta, GA)
A comprehensive leadership roster can be found on the NAAAP national website under “Leadership.”
A new 2014 Board of Directors comprising diversity officers, executive officers from sponsors,and pioneers in leadership development will be named before the holidays. The interim Board is currently headed by Ms. Rose Olea, the first woman to chair the Board in NAAAP’s 31 years.
Ms. Olea remarked, “Fabian’s long-standing presence in NAAAP locally in Atlanta and nationally as our Business Development Officer will not only grow the national organization, but help the chapter organizations grow as well.”
“I would like to congratulate Fabian for this milestone achievement to lead NAAAP as its national president,” said Ronald Chang, Vice President of UPS Capital Corporation. “NAAAP and UPS have forged a strong relationship over the past six years. NAAAP is an exceptional group of talented and committed individuals and a great resource for our UPS Asian Business Resource Group. UPS appreciates and supports NAAAP’s activities in helping develop our up-and-coming Asian-American leaders. ”
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is the premier leadership organization for Asian professionals. Founded in 1982, NAAAP is the largest pan-Asian organization with thousands of members in 27 chapters across North America. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to developing and advancing the careers of Asian leaders, NAAAP cultivates professional excellence among its members, connects accomplished professionals for mutual success, engages its members in community service, and works with employers in business, nonprofit, and government to recruit, retain, and promote high-achieving individuals. www.naaap.org.