Our People

The work of APIA Scholars would not be possible without the efforts and generosity of countless Scholars, advisors, institutions, and supportive companies and their dedicated employees. Learn more about the ones making a difference below:

Support us in honoring the life of Dr. Victor Kuo, a former Board of Director of APIA Scholars who was known for his leading research in education and philanthropic evaluation. Your support will provide educational opportunities to students who exemplify Dr. Victor Kuo’s leadership abilities, and help those who have chosen an educational major within the social sciences. Click here to give to the Victor Kuo Memorial Scholarship Fund.

KIMO KIPPEN

CHAIR, APIA SCHOLARS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FOUNDER, ALOHA LEARNING ADVISORS
HILTON WORLDWIDE

Julie Caperton

Head of Wealth Client Solutions
Wealth & Investment Management (WIM)
Wells Fargo & Company

Eugene Chasin

PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
SAY YES TO EDUCATION

Wai-Ling Eng

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR
ASIAN MCDONALD'S OPERATORS ASSOCIATION(AMOA)

Jimmy Ferguson

OWNER/OPERATOR
MCDONALD'S OF GREATER HOUSTON

S.K. Gupta

PRESIDENT
ESSEN ASSOCIATES

Mahrukh S. Hussain

VICE PRESIDENT – U.S. GENERAL COUNSEL
MCDONALD’S CORPORATION

CELINA LI

VICE PRESIDENT
COCA-COLA COMPANY

Betty Lo

PRESIDENT & FOUNDER
GULF SUN INVESTMENTS

Marty Lorenzo

VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AFFAIRS
PETCO

JEFF LUONG

Vice President
Radio Access Network Construction and Operations

AIMÉE MEHER-HOMJI

VICE PRESIDENT, TALENT ACQUISITION
SODEXO

DOUG MURTHA

GROUP VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE STRATEGY & PLANNING
TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.

HARSHA MURTHY

MANAGING PARTNER
CONSUMMATE CAPITAL LLC

KIYOSHI NAKASAKA

PRESIDENT & CEO
WASHINGTON CORE

CHITRA NAWBATT

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKET SOLUTIONS
GENPACT

JUN S. OH

HEAD OF THEATRICAL AND INTERACTIVE BUSINESS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
SKYDANCE MEDIA

TIFFANY SMITH-ANOA'I

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERTAINMENT DIVERSITY & COMMUNICATIONS
CBS TELEVISION

THE HONORABLE ROBERT UNDERWOOD

FORMER PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF GUAM

Chee Ia Yang

CHAIR OF THE SCHOLAR ADVISORY COMMITTEE