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:

KIMO KIPPEN

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

KEN BARRETT

CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER
GENERAL MOTORS

Eugene Chasin

PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
SAY YES TO EDUCATION

SUSAN JIN DAVIS

CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER & VP, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
COMCAST CABLE

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

Naho Kobayashi

PARTNER
MCGUIREWOODS LLP

Victor Kuo

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

CELINA LI

VICE PRESIDENT
COCA-COLA COMPANY

Betty Lo

PRESIDENT & FOUNDER
GULF SUN INVESTMENTS

Marty Lorenzo

VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AFFAIRS
PETCO

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

ARATI RANDOLPH

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
WELLS FARGO

ALBERT SEECHARAN

PRESIDENT
ORBIS RPM

TIFFANY SMITH-ANOA'I

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERTAINMENT DIVERSITY & COMMUNICATIONS
CBS TELEVISION

THE HONORABLE ROBERT UNDERWOOD

FORMER PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF GUAM