BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors, or BOD, in the Asian Business Student Association oversees and finalize any important decision or changes that are made to the organization. The BOD consists of the Chairman of Board, Co-founders, founding members, and past Presidents of ABSA.

KELLY NGUYEN

Founding Member

Academic Degree

BBA in Accounting – December 2010
MS in Accounting – December 2011

Past ABSA Leadership

VP Corporate Relations Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Past Positions

Excise Tax Analyst at BP

Project Control Analyst at BP

Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte

Current Position

Indirect Tax Manager at Spotify

JONNY NG

Founding Member

Academic Degree

BBA in Entrepeneurship – May 2008
BBA in Marketing/Program for Excellence in Selling – May 2008
MS in Accounting – May 2012

Past ABSA Leadership

VP Finance Spring 2011

Past Positions

Tax Intern at Grant Thornton LLP
Revenue Recognition Intern at BMC Software

Current Position

Tax Consultant II at Deloitte Tax LLP

JOY YANG

Academic Degree

BBA in Marketing, Minor in Sales – May 2019

Past ABSA Leadership

Historian – Spring 2016
VP Marketing – Fall 2016
President – Spring 2017

Past Positions

Sales & Marketing Intern at LiquidFrameworks

Business Development Coordinator at Gartner

Current Position

Assistant Program Manager at The Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute

RALPH DEGALA

Chairman of Board

Academic Degree
BBA in Accounting – May 2012

Past ABSA Leadership
Co-Founder of ABSA
President Spring 2012
Vice President Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Past Positions
Audit Intern | Staff at BKD
Assurance Services – Senior at Ernst & Young
Rig Controller – Transocean

Senior Accountant at TOMS

Current Position
Solutions Consultant at Oracle

KATHY BUI

Co-Founder

Academic Degree

BBA in Accounting – December 2010
MS in Accounting – December 2011

Past ABSA Leadership

President Fall 2011
VP Corporate Relations Spring 2011
VP Public Relations Fall 2010
Calhoun Family Mentor

Past Positions

Federal Tax Intern at PWC

Current Position

Vaco - Financial Recruiter

ROBERT PHU

Founding Member

Academic Degree

BBA in Accounting – May 2010
MS in Accounting – May 2011

Past ABSA Leadership

Elgin Family Mentor

Past Positions

Internal Audit Intern at Centerpoint Energy

Current Position

Assurance Associate at PwC

LI LUONG

Founding Member

Academic Degree

BBA in MIS – May 2011

Past ABSA Leadership

Communications Officer Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Past Positions

Intern Consultant at Amerishore, Neudesic
IT Intern at M.D. Anderson

Enterprise Risk Services Senior Advisory Consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP

Current Position

Co-Owner of Teapresso 

JUDY MAI

Academic Degree

BBA in SCM – May 2018

Past ABSA Leadership

Community Service Director – Spring 2014
VP Operations – Fall 2015
Cullen HOH – Fall 2016
Mentor – Fall 2015, Spring 2016
President – Spring 2016

Past Positions

SCM Intern at Texas Children’s Hospital

Student Representative at the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship

Current Position

Strategic Sourcing Analyst at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

KEVIN CHO

Academic Degree

BBA in Entrepreneurship – Fall 2016

Past ABSA Leadership

President – Spring 2014, Fall 2014
VP Corporate Relations – Fall 2013

Past Position

Co-Founder of Sensytec LLC

Current Position

Owner of E-commerce Business

MATTHEW SHEU

Academic Degree

BBA in SCM – Fall 2018

Past ABSA Leadership

President – Fall 2017
VP Public Relations – Spring 2017
Elgin Family Mentor – Spring 2017, Fall 2018

Current Position

Expeditor at DistributionNow

ROGER KHUU

Academic Degree

BBA in MIS – May 2019

 

Past ABSA Leadership

Operations Director – Spring 2017

Cullen Family Mentor – Fall 2017

VP Operations – Fall 2017

President – Spring 2018, Fall 2018

 

Past Positions

IT Analyst at Air Liquide

 

Current Position

Assurance Services – DnA Specialist at Ernst & Young

© 2020 UH Asian Business Student Association. All rights reserved.