Ms. Ying Yen is Founder and CEO of A Brighter Future LLC. Founded in 2007, A Brighter Future LLC is a children’s education business dedicated to preparing today’s children to become tomorrow’s leaders. Ms. Yen was also the Executive Director of Hong Kong Association of New York from 2011-2015 responsible for managing the Association’s operations, membership, programs and finances. Hong Kong Association of New York is a nonprofit business association with members looking to develop opportunities between New York and Hong Kong, and via Hong Kong to mainland China. Previously, Ms. Yen was an investment manager for Cedarpoint Capital Management Inc., managing assets for foundations and high-networth individuals for 12 years.
As a member of the National Small Business Development Center Advisory Board for the U.S. Small Business Administration from 2008-2013, Ms. Yen helped small businesses and entrepreneurs learn about various federal government assistance programs. She served on the Board of Directors for Asian Financial Society and led its Investment Group for many years. She is currently a Board Director for Drama Advantages, a children’s performing arts nonprofit organization.
Ms. Yen received her BA from Columbia College, Columbia University graduating summa cum laude and received her MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.