MEET OUR BOARD

Jimmy Hua

Jimmy Hua
Chair

Jimmy Hua is currently the Board Chair of VYDC. He shared a similar upbringing to the Southeast Asian youth that VYDC serves and understands the help that they need. Jimmy believes the skills and experience that these youths are empowered with through VYDC are impactful, and allows them to take life into their own hands. Jimmy is a Lead Software Engineer at Salesforce, and is the founder and global advisor for Asiapacforce (An Ohana Group of Salesforce, ERG). Jimmy is also an entrepreneur who runs his own startup and consulting firm called WolfPak Labs, restaurateur of Jack n' Jill's Too in Los Angeles, angel-investor and advisor to multiple startups, and a philanthropist. Jimmy loves hanging out with friends and traveling around the world.

Keenan Ng

Keenan Ng
Secretary

Keenan is a dedicated attorney with a strong background in business. Keenan graduated from UCLA and continued his education at the University Of San Francisco School Of Law. Keenan serves on the board for VYDC because he believes it provides an invaluable service to San Francisco urban youth and trains Southeast Asians to become community leaders. On the board, Keenan helps VYDC develop strategic plans for future projects, services, and fundraising.

Stephanie Andrews

Stephanie Andrews
Member

Stephanie Andrews is a software engineer with a background in social welfare and public policy, currently working on data systems at Brilliant.org and indie games with Jello Moat Studio. Stephanie supports VYDC because she believes its work is trans-formative for both individual clients and the community, offering culturally-competent services that address immediate and long-term needs and programs that equip young people in the TL with leadership and community organizing skills. She is proud to have served on the board’s Programs and Finance Committees since 2015.

John Spensieri

John Spensieri
Member

Prior to retiring @ the end of 2011, John served as a Financial Advisor in San Francisco with Morgan Stanley. Prior to that he was a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisor in NYC. He made a career change into The Financial Services industry from the Computer industry where he was a VP & Senior Partner with Core Strategies, a market development consulting firm, CMO for an eMarketplace startup Fast Parts , President of a new business unit within International Data Group, Sr VP of Business Development of Avnet's Computer Marketing Group and VP of Marketing for Arrow Electronics System Group. John received his MBA in Marketing from Loyola University in Chicago and a BSME from Marquette University in Milwaukee Wi. John is a board member of Embarcadero YMCA, served as board member of the McBurney YMCA in NYC. Former board member of Enterprise for HS students, was a career coach for Summer Search , volunteer for KIPP charter schools , volunteer for First Graduate. He and his wife Jayne enjoy collecting Contemporary Art and traveling.

Sara Horiuchi

Sara Horiuchi
Member

Sara Horiuchi is an Associate in the Portfolio Management Group at Hall Capital Partners LLC with a background in investment management for families and institutions. Before moving to the Bay Area, she obtained a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Southern California. Sara has a passion for East Asian cultures and has volunteered with numerous Asian Pacific American organizations in California over the last six years. Originally from Hawaii, Sara enjoys sharing the hula and Hawaiian culture and traveling.

Tracy Vu

Tracy Vu
Member

Tracy Vu grew up in Orange County's Little Saigon before moving up to the Bay Area. She attended Stanford University and received a bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a master's degree in Media Studies. In order to earn her master's degree, Tracy worked in Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab where she explored the various ways in which virtual reality could be used for positive social impact. While at Stanford, Tracy was Vice President External for the Asian-interest sorority, alpha Kappa Delta Phi, which works towards promoting Asian American culture and spreading awareness on issue germane to Asian American youths. She also volunteered time through organizations such as Collegespring and Project Motivation to help youths from low socio-economic backgrounds achieve their academic and professional goals. Currently, she is a part of the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in San Francisco, where she works with ultra high net worth individuals and their families with issues pertaining to trust and estate planning, capital advisory, investments, banking, and philanthropy. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking different regional cuisines and exploring the plethora of restaurants in the Bay Area.

Xiaoxiao Tan

Xiaoxiao Tan

Xiaoxiao is a partnership manager at Uber. She grew up in Beijing, China and moved to the States when she was a teenager. Since, she's lived in Miami, LA, Chicago, New York and recently relocated to the Bay Area. Xiaoxiao obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Southern California and earned her MBA degree in innovation and strategy from Northwestern University. Xiaoxiao is a strong believer in youth development. She thinks educating and mentoring youth and their families is the best way to bring about positive changes to our communities and societies. Xiaoxiao enjoys photography and traveling. She sings jazz in her spare time and has an online jewelry startup.

Phuong Vu

Phuong Vu

Phuong was born in Saigon and is among the refugees who escaped Vietnam by boat following the war. She grew up in San Jose, CA and studied Sociology at UCLA, where she was active in the Vietnamese Student Union and student government. Her gratitude for the kindness she and her family received from various organizations and people during their journey to America compels her to advance VYDC's goals to serve a community with similar stories. She started her career in employee rights law before joining the tech industry in sales and recruiting. She currently leads engineering hiring at PlanGrid.