April Tieu graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in the Fall of 2011 with a BA in Sociology. She currently works as a Marketing Associate for Quorum Business Solutions, Inc. in Houston, TX. April was a student at YLC for two years (2005, 2006) and mentored for three years (2010, 2012, 2013). She has grown a love for YLC and what it does for the students and am glad to be part of the Executive Board. She loves country music and listens to it from morning to night, eating m&m peanuts all day, and running until her legs can’t run anymore.
Christina currently works with her mom and brother at a Financial Advising Firm that focuses in retirement planning. She received her Master in Professional Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin. Christina has been involved with YLC since 2013. She enjoys soccer, traveling to new places, and spending time with her dog, Boobear.
Jason is Director of Strategy at Academy Sports + Outdoors. He holds a MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a MS from the University of Virginia, and a BA from Rice University. Jason has been involved with YLC as a mentor and former President. He enjoys country dancing and traveling to new places.
VP of Development & Treasurer
Marcus is YLC’s VP of Development and Treasurer. He is currently employed by OXY Petroleum as Manager of Financial Analysis and Planning. He graduated from the University of Houston (go Cougars!) and also received his MBA from the University of California, Irvine (go Anteaters!). This is his 7th year being involved in YLC and he relishes the opportunity to proactively mentor the future Asian-American leaders. In his spare time, he enjoys playing collectible card games, traveling the world, eating excessive amounts of Haribo gummi bears and watching Youtube documentaries.
VP of External Operations
Rebecca is a Senior Tax Accountant at Ernst & Young. She graduated from Texas A&M University (whoop!) with a masters in taxation and a bachelors in accounting. Rebecca has been involved with YLC as a mentor and board member since 2014. In her free, she enjoys traveling to different cities to explore the food and culture, attending music festivals, and baking and eating desserts.
VP of Internal Operations
Thy graduated from the University of Houston with a BS in Biology and will be getting her masters in Physician Assistant Studies at UTMB. She currently works at Texas Children’s Hospital as a Respiratory Therapist. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, playing flag football and exploring new adventures. Thy has been involved with YLC since 2012 as a mentor and board director. She hopes to help YLC continuously grow and make an impact on future generations.
VP of Technology
Ryan graduated from the University of Houston at Victoria with a BS in Computer Science and currently works as a software developer at the University of Houston. Ryan has been involved with YLC since 2014 as a mentor, board member, and now VP of Technology. Some of his hobbies include programming, staying fit, drinking good coffee, and working on cars.
Marketing & Event Specialists
Katherine Chung graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a B.A. in Business Administration, majoring in Supply Chain Management. She currently works at Phillips 66 as an Inventory Control Analyst within the Procurement function. Katherine has been involved with YLC as a mentor (2014, 2016) and is excited to start this new chapter as a board member because she strongly believes in YLC’s mission to empower and develop students’ leadership capabilities. In her free time, she loves traveling to experience different cultures, reading a good book, crafting, and spending time with close friends and family.
Kendal Pho graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Management Information Systems. Kendal has been involved with YLC as a board member and as a mentor for the past two years. He enjoys putting on a nice pair of shoes, eating good crawfish, traveling, and golfing in his spare time!
Cindy is a Senior Merchandise Analyst at Charming Charlie. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor in Supply Chain Management. Cindy began her involvement at YLC this past summer as a 2016 mentor. On her free time, she enjoys spending time at coffee shops, exploring new hotspots and hobbies, playing sand volleyball, and being a foodie.
Elaine currently works at Faith Pediatric Rehabilitation clinic as a speech language pathologist. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin in May 2013 and her Master’s degree at the University of North Texas in May 2016. Elaine has been involved in YLC since 2005 as a student for 5 years. She has passionately served as a volunteer for 1 year, a mentor for 4 years, and a board member for 2 years. On her free time, Elaine loves serving God, spending time with her family and dog, cooking, and country dancing.