Since 2003, Wells Fargo and USPAACC have worked together to develop programs that help Asian American business owners grow and succeed," said Patrick Yalung, Wells Fargo Regional President in the state of Washington.
For 25 years, USPAACC has served and will continue to serve as the gateway to large corporate and government contracts, top-caliber Asian American and small and minority suppliers, key information about Asian Americans and business opportunities in the dynamic Asia-Pacific market.
is the oldest and largest national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing all Asian-American and Asian-American related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services.
PSI also sponsored a $15,000 college scholarship through USPAACC
which was awarded to high school senior Lauren Marie Buangan of Twentynine Palms, California.
This year's winners truly exemplify the dedication, innovation and perseverance that propel entrepreneurs to achieve business success and realize their American dream," said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO.
USPAACC Education Foundation has a nationwide presence through its seven regional chapters in Northern and Southern California, New York, Texas, Georgia, Illinois and Washington DC-Virginia-Maryland in the National Capital Area.
USPAACC also partners with major corporations and government agencies to provide seminars for executives and managers on a variety of topics, including the challenges and rewards of living, working and doing business in a multicultural and multi-ethnic America.
For many years, Wells Fargo has enjoyed a supportive relationship with the USPAACC Education Foundation," said Patrick Yalung, regional president for the company's Washington region and national spokesperson for Wells Fargo's Asian Business Services.
For the past two decades, USPAACC Education Foundation has been promoting, nurturing and propelling economic growth by opening doors to contract, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their business partners in corporate America, the federal, state and local government, and the minority business community.
The accounting and consulting firm of BDO Seidman, LLP was used by USPAACC
to evaluate finalists based on percentage revenue growth over the past three years.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, USPAACC
has a nationwide reach through its regional chapters in Northern and Southern California in the West Coast, Texas in the Southwest, Illinois in the Midwest, Georgia in the Southeast, New York in the Northeast, and Washington, DC-Maryland-Virginia in the National Capital Region.