Inspirational Asian American Leadership Awards Dinner and Holiday Party

  • December 4, 2018
  • 6pm - 9pm
  • Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
    1605 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

On December 4, 2018 the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Northeast Region held its annual Inspirational American Leadership Awards Dinner and Holiday Party at the Crown Plaza Times Square Manhattan in New York City.   The event brought together distinguished guests from the northeast region.

The Keynote Speakers for the event were Andy S. Lew, President International, Wholesale and Uniform, Brooks Brothers Group Inc. and Robb Wong, Associate Administrator, Government Contracting and Business Development, US Small Business Administration.  Continuing their commitment to the mission of USPAACC-NE, our corporate sponsors included:  Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Prudential, Wu & Associates, Data Inc., Warner Media, Wyndham Destination, Raich Ende Malter & Co., Penn Mutual and Vizion Logistics. 

“The Inspirational Asian American Leadership Awards Dinner and Holiday Party is the most exciting event for our chapter, it is where we celebrate the indelible spirit of dedicated professionals.  We are proud to honor such a diverse and innovative group of business leaders committed to making an impact in their respective industries.” said Kirby Wu, USPAACC Northeast Regional President.

Scholarship Steering Committee members Lily Hui and Punita Patel proudly presented the 1st Annual USPACC Northeast Region Scholarship to Zachary Ng.  Zachary was selected for his dedication, hard work and community service.  He clearly demonstrated the outstanding qualities the Steering Committee wanted in a scholarship recipient.  The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the annual Asian American Leadership Awards.  The awards were presented to six individuals honoring the outstanding achievements of business leaders across multiple industries:

2018 Asian American Leadership Award Recipients

Anjali Ann Ramakumaran
Founder & CEO
Ampcus Inc.

Arun Verma
President & CEO

K.Y. Chow
GM Printing

Nesreen Mahmoud
Founder & CEO
Harbor Light Coaching

Jessica Choi
Assistant Vice President, Distribution Talent Development
Penn Mutual


2018 Asian American Businessman of the Year Award Recipient


Andy S. Lew
President International, Wholesale and Uniform
Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.

The Program and Events Committee sincerely thanks our sponsors, members, guests and staff for their continued support in making our annual event a success for the northeast chapter.  We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Inspirational Asian American Leadership Awards Dinner.

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