2021 - 2022
Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals help shape the direction and mission of Taiwanese American Professional - San Diego as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.
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Eric has found TAP provides a perfect environment to connect with the culture and community in San Diego and beyond. He is motivated by opportunities creating impact and looks to drive programs which create welcoming and valuable experiences for the TAP community. Outside TAP, you'll often find Eric taking advantage of San Diego's weather, in the ocean, the desert, or anywhere under the sun.
A graduate of UCSD and UCLA Anderson School of Management, Jeffrey Pan leads healthcare technology and business strategy at UC San Diego Health. After beginning his career in healthcare consulting, Jeffrey independently founded an advisory and technology development consulting practice specializing in implementing risk-based population health business, analytics, and digital health strategies at major health systems.
Lindsey is a Sales Operations Analyst in the SaaS space. Identifying as Taiwanese Vietnamese American, she has been working with local and national non-profits over the past 10 years with a focus in the Asian American community. Lindsey is constantly looking for new opportunities to give back and learn about new ways to give back to the community. On the weekends, you can find Lindsey on a morning hike, reading a book at the park or the beach, or working on her food blog at a local coffee shop.
Jennifer is a dietitian by training and enjoys working on new food products with clients to bring new flavors to market. She was Co-Chair for Community Services last year and is excited to be Secretary this year! You will find Jennifer cycling along the 101 during the weekends. She biked from Hualien to Taitung (100 miles) in January 2020 and looks forward to biking around the entire Taiwan in the very near future!
Jody was born in Taiwan, grew up in LA and Taiwan before spending her under/post grad years in Indiana. In San Diego, Jody oversees staffing and recruiting operations for an international consulting firm in the San Diego market. Jody hopes to create an impact and be a resource for all topics related to professional development for TAP members and the community. During her freetime, Jody enjoys playing the piano, exploring restaurants and breweries, as well as taking her dog Rafi out on adventures!
Ryan was born and raised in San Diego, and moved back home after graduating with an Electrical Engineering degree from UCLA. He currently works as a network engineer and is a part-time graduate student specializing in Data Science. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, keeping physically active, and learning how to cook new dishes. As the Community Chair for this term, he plans to create lasting connections with other local organizations and host events and fundraisers assisting those in need.
Louis studied everything that is business related at UCSD, now he is an Accounting Consultant. He is looking forward to creating the first ever Boba Festival and Boba Week in San Diego to teach the wider community about Taiwanese culture through the origins of Boba Milk Tea. Louis enjoys networking with local nonprofits and businesses. He is a board member of the UCSD Asian Pacific-Islander Alumni Council and enjoys exploring new cities and attempting to become an amateur film critic.
Fei is excited to join the TAP-SD board and contribute to providing fun and enriching memories for TAP-SD members. Fei was born and raised in San Diego (early childhood in Taipei) and moved back to San Diego after graduating from UC Santa Barbara. She is a marriage and family therapist. In her free time, Fei enjoys playing beach volleyball, hiking and watching kdramas and animes. Fei also longs for the day she can visit her sisters in Taiwan and eat Oyster pancakes, hu jiao bing, rou geng mian, and ba-wan.
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Jennifer lived in Taiwan until 12 years old. Originally moved to Orange County, she now calls San Diego her home ever since grad school at UCSD. She does board-level circuits designs for her company’s tester systems. As TAP-SD starts to host in-person events this term, Jennifer hopes to safely host outdoor events that people can come out and enjoy again.
I currently work for YFY Jupiter, a Taiwan based global packaging company, as a sustainability consultant and am attending UCLA Anderson for my MBA program. Prior to this, I worked for 12 years in medical device industry and am considered an expert in all things rapid diagnostics. Outside of Work and School, I am happily married to Grace and am trying my hardest on being a good father to Moses. Fun fact: I have the same exact birthday date as my older brother. We are three years and an hour-ish apart.
Kelly grew up in Taiwan and moved to the US in 2007. She currently works in the financial services industry and specializes in managing mutual funds. San Diego has been her second home, and she wishes to give back to the local community by holding an inclusive and supportive space for everyone. She’s looking forward to bringing individuals closer together and carrying out TAP-SD’s mission through fun and engaging events. In her free time, Kelly enjoys photography, discovering new restaurants and playing with her dog - Latte!
Kathleen is a Biostatistician, currently working on clinical trials in Oncology and Rare Disease. She completed her BS Chemical Biology at UC Berkeley, and her MPH Biostatistics at Emory University. Her hobbies include playing tennis, cooking vegan food, and spending time in the great outdoors. She is a member of the House Rabbit Society and has a pet bunny named Stellar. She is very excited to be a part of the TAP-SD Cultural Committee and raise awareness of Taiwanese and Taiwanese American culture.