Posted on April 17, 2014
USPAACC-NorthEast announced today the fifth edition of the top 10 Asian American Business Awards, widely regarded as the “Business Oscars” for the Asian American business community, and the most prestigious Pan Asian American Business Award program in the Northeast region. The event’s sponsor, JPMorgan Chase & Co. will host the event.at the firm’s One Chase Manhattan Plaza location in New York on May 6th at 5:30 pm. The event will also be graced by Miss New Jersey USA 2014, Emily Shah.
The Top 10 Asian American Business Awards recognizes Asian American-owned companies with the average fastest revenue growth over the last three years. This award program honors Asian entrepreneurs with outstanding leadership, vision and accomplishments, who have built a sustainable business and also supported the local business community. The winners of this program will join the national “Fast 50 Asian American Business Awards” program during USPAACC annual national conference, CelebrAsian Procurement Opportunity Conference, on June 2-4 at Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner, Virginia.
The event will also introduce its new chapter President, Anisa Balwani of RCI Technologies. Anisa is recognized as a national champion dedicated to the advancement of the minority business community and women-owned entrepreneurs. Most recently (March 31), Anisa was invited by the U.S Department of Commerce to participate in a roundtable discussion on minority owned businesses. She is focused on USPAACC’s mission and brings fresh passion to the leadership. Anisa will lead the new board of directors: Aziz, Ahmad, President & CEO, UTC Associates; Susan Au Allen, National President & CEO, USPAACC; Melanie Gunn, Manager, Supplier Diversity, Time Warner; Lily Hui, Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP; Anil Kapoor, President & CEO, SVAM International; Itu Otu, Manager, Supplier Diversity, Mars Chocolate; Sundari Pai, Manager, Communications, Marketing and Supplier Diversity, Collabera; Jacqueline Rosa, Managing Director, Global Head of Supplier Diversity, JP Morgan Chase; Albert Wei, President, Vizion Logistics and Joseph Yi, Vice President, Lam Group, to take the chapter to new heights.
“I am extremely happy to lead the NorthEast chapter of the USPAACC and look forward to further strengthen it’s presence in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. With more members being recognized for their successes and contributions to the economy and job creation, this event is our way of thanking the Asian American-owned businesses and corporations for boosting the U.S. economy”, says Anisa Balwani.
The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is a national, non-profit organization representing all Asian Americans and Asian American-related groups in business. It promotes, nurtures, and propels 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 governments, and in Asia.
The Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation NorthEast Chapter is an affiliate of national USPAACC which is headquartered in Washington DC. Founded in 1984, USPAACC has been hard at work to promote business opportunities for Asian American-owned and other minority-owned businesses across the United States.