Mr. Samuel Kim is a seasoned businessman with over 40 years of experience in the apparel industry. He has founded several companies and has run operations in various countries such as Guatemala and Vietnam. He has an extensive background in sourcing products from overseas. Mr. Kim is currently manufacturing and distributing men’s and women’s formal attire in the United States. He currently lives in Duluth, Georgia with his wife, Hae-Ran Kim. They have 4 children: Mina, Anna, Hanna, and Eugene. Mr. Kim currently worships and serves at New Church of Atlanta.
YOUNG KEY KWON
Dr. Young Key Kwon has a doctorate in Electrical Engineering. He specializes in laser technology and has been involved in the development of various commercial, medical and defensive applications for the past 30 years. Since 2011, Dr. Kwon is the Managing Director for Powerlase Photonics, Ltd. in the United Kingdom. He previously worked for companies such as Northrop Grumman and Alcon. He currently resides in Lake Mary, Florida with his wife, Kate Kwon, and works in London. He worships and serves at First Baptist Church in Oviedo, Florida and Crawley Baptist Church in Crawley, UK. Dr. Kwon and his wife have two children: Michelle and Andrew.
Ms. Bonita Lee is a professional banker with over 29 years of industry experience. Since August of 2013, she has been serving as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hanmi Bank, one of the largest Korean American community banks headquartered in Los Angeles, California. She has held various offices within the banking industry. Such experiences include Acting President, Regional President, and Chief Credit Officer for financial institutions such as BBCN Bank, Nara Bank, Center Bank, and Shinhan Bank America. Ms. Lee currently resides in Fullerton, California with her husband, Kang Won Lee, and two daughters, Hanna and Lauren. She serves and worships at Sa-Rang Community Church.
CHARLES C. LEE
Dr. Charles C. Lee is an internal medicine doctor and partner at New West Arapahoe Internal Medicine in Littleton, Colorado for over 25 years. He has been involved in world missions and mission mobilization ministries and actively participates in numerous medical mission trips to Mexico and Cambodia. He has a passion for bringing the gospel to North Korea and is participating in a project to build a medical school at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). He serves as the Chair of the Missions Committee at Logos Central Chapel in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Lee and his wife, Dr. Eunice Lee, DDS/MPH, currently reside in Littleton, Colorado and have three children: Christopher, Stephanie and Mathew.
Mr. Jeffrey Lee is a financial entrepreneur and serves as the Chief Executive Officer for SfK Life Corporation. He has 37 years of banking experiences and has worked as the Chief Executive Officer of 3 banks in the United States and in Rwanda over the course of 17 years. Most recently, Mr. Lee served as the CEO for Urwego Opportunity Bank, the first and largest micro finance institution in Rwanda, for over 5 years. Mr. Lee is actively involved in coaching and mentoring BAMs for several years and has established and operated mission mobilization and stewardship ministries for 10 years in the United States. He currently resides in Kigali, Rwanda with his wife, Kristin. They worship and serve at St. Etienne Cathedral in Rwanda. Mr. Lee and his wife have two daughters: Amanda and Joyce.
Dr. Mark L. Russell is a theologian, businessman and an academic who specializes in BAM. He is the founder of Russell Media Corporation, which provides innovative and entrepreneurial publishing services. Mr. Russell earned his PhD in intercultural studies from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His PhD thesis focused upon Business As Mission (BAM). Mr. Russell has spoken about and consulted for a diverse set of organizations in the areas of poverty and empowering micro-entrepreneurs through microfinance. In addition, he is an accomplished published author with over 100 academic and popular level publications and is the author of The Missional Entrepreneur. He is married to Laurie Russell, and they live in Boise, Idaho with their two beautiful children, Noah and Anastasia.
JOHN KIM, President of KS Global Partners, Inc.
John is an ordained pastor with Th.M. degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral experience, he has more than 26 years of experiences in hospitality management and merchandizing in the U.S. He managed multiple Holiday Inn locations as general manager and has also provided consulting services for other hospitality units. He also has practical experiences in education projects. Recently, he has been leading STEM education and IT projects in Central Asia and South East Asia. John and his wife, Sue, reside in Norwalk, California.
STEVE KANG, Managing Partner of KSGA LLP
Steve is a CPA with diversified experiences in audit, tax and business consulting. He is Managing Partner of KSGA LLP, an accounting and business consulting firm, established in 1994. Prior to starting this firm, he worked for several companies, such as Arthur Young (now known as E & Y) and Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PWC). He has been serving several charitable organizations, including Korean American CPAs of Southern California as Chairman and Christian Businessman Network as President. Steve and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Fullerton, California.