Board of Directors

Rebecca Zung

Founder  2000 Naples, FL

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Rebecca Zung is one of the Top 1% of divorce attorneys in the nation, having been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Lawyer in America”, as “Legal Elite” by Trend Magazine, and recognized by her peers and the judiciary as AV©, preeminent rated in family law, the highest possible rating for an attorney by Martindale Hubbell. She is the author of the bestselling books, Negotiate Like You M.A.T.T.E.R.: The Sure-Fire Method to Step Up and Win; and Breaking Free: A Step-by-Step Divorce Guide for Achieving Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Freedom, and is a sought after major media contributor. Her perspectives are in high demand by television and print outlets, as she has been featured in or on Extra TV, Forbes, Huffington Post, Newsweek, Time, Dr. Drew, NPR Talk Radio, Good Day New York and CBS Los Angeles among others. Now, based in both Naples FL and Los Angeles, she is available for speeches, to facilitate trainings, and for media interviews. More information at www.rebeccazung.com. 

Pearl Cruz

President

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A Bachelor of Arts Major in Communications with over 35 years of solid accomplishments in sales, advertising and new business development.  A creative, highly organized and self-motivated professional who maintains an innovative approach towards account management through effective planning and presentations.

 

An Independent Real Estate Consultant in SW Florida.  Also, a third generation licensed & credited realtor involved in multi-state referral, cross-border & international sales in Canada and Asia.
 

She enjoys early retirement by volunteering time and donating skills to deserving organizations representing her passion for education, culture and the performing arts as Director of Cultural Affairs.

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Josephine Mak

Vice President

    Josephine is a Project Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation.  Her area of expertise is construction engineering and management.  She was born and raised in Hong Kong. Her family has been a Florida resident since 2001.

     

    She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida and is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida. In 2019, Josephine completed her Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Florida Gulf Coast University. 

     

    In addition to English and Cantonese, she speaks Mandarin and Hakka.

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    Kim Chen

    Treasurer, Pioneer Member since 2000

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    Kim Chen has been a member of the Rogers Wood Hill Starman & Gustason CPA Tax Services Team for over 30 years and became a shareholder in 2012.  Kim is a Florida CPA.  Since joining RWHSG in 1999, Kim has worked extensively with individuals, small businesses, fiduciaries, tax exempt organizations and employee benefit plans.  She has served as Tax Manager for five years before she became a partner with RWHSG.  
     
    Kim graduated from Old Dominion University in Virginia with a Master of Science degree in Taxation.  She earned her Bachelor of Economics degree in Insurance from Shanghai Economics and Finance University.
     
    Kim enjoys working with clients to plan tax transactions in order to obtain optimal benefit from the ever-changing tax codes, and is a member of AICPA & FICPA.  She is fluent in various Chinese dialects.

    Dr. Colin Feng

    ASIAFEST Chairman

      Dr. Colin Feng was born and raised in China. A graduate from the Xian Jiao Tong University majoring in Business Management.  He continued his education in Ohio University and received his Master degree in Economics. Colin pursued to earn his Doctor degree in Economics from The Ohio State University in 1995. 

      Dr. Colin Feng is a certified financial planner with Equitable Advisors, LLC.  He has been selected as Southwest Florida Five Star Wealth Manager every year since 2012 by Gulf Shore Magazine. He also specializes in life insurance, disability insurance, and long-term care insurance.  Dr. Colin Feng taught Economics at Florida Southwestern State Community College. 

      Dr. Colin Feng is very active in the local community and participates in many non-profit organizations in Southwest Florida.  He is a member of the South Fort Myers Rotary Club.  He was the past president of the Kiwanis Club of San Carlos Park-Estero, the past president of the Southwest Florida Chinese Association, as well as past president of the Naples Asian Professionals Association. 

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      Chris Mollitor

      Planning Manager

        Chris has been volunteering with APASWFL since 2014. He and Robert continue to provide valuable support in the production of our events, especially on our annual AsiaFest Celebration.  Chris is known for his creative solutions to some of the most challenging issues at our events, projects and productions.

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        Robert Morrison Jr.

        Co-Planning Manager

          Robert has been volunteering with APASWFL since 2016. He and Chris continue to provide valuable support in the production of our events, especially on our annual AsiaFest Celebration. Robert continue to ensure continued support for all APASWFL projects.

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          Candy Fantaci

          Secretary 

            Known to most as Candy and she has been volunteering with APASWFL since 2014. Candy has provided excellent production management during AsiaFest, Kickoffs, Scholarship Awards and Fundraising events.

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            Sarah Paspe

            ASIAFEST Co-Chairperson

              Sarah was the key person that ensured the success of the 2020 AsiaFest Program.  Highly organized, energetic and passionate with every project she completes.  She brings the youthful energy and encouragement to the team.

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              Lois Feng

              Scholarship Committee

                Lois has been involved with APASWFL since 2010 and continues to provide the support for the production of our annual events and projects.  She leads the Scholarship Committee and oversees that we fulfill our mission.

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                Rei Collins

                Scholarship Committee

                  Rei has been involved with the promotion of AsiaFest since 2015.  She has continued to support APASWFL projects and events.  A dedicated member providing continued guidance and encouragement to all members.

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                  Judy Corporal Belli

                  Administration TEAM: Business Relations

                    Judy Ann Belli, known to most as "JieJie" is a Registered Psychiatric Traveling  Nurse, Certified Life Coach, Aesthetician and Entrepreneur.  A long standing pioneer Board Member of APA formerly NAPA.  Her favorite mantra in life, "Don't do unto others, what you don't want others do unto you." 

                    Siva Yang McAteer

                    Administration TEAM: Graphic Designer

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                    Siva is the owner of Siva McAteer Design Group, LLC, Hmong Book Publishing, and Claddagh House Publishing. She is a creative and talented individual who has a passion for all aspects of design. She has a Bachelor of Science in Design Communications from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Her specialty is in graphic design, packaging, and publishing. Siva has been in the industry since 1999. 

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                    Jim Wolff

                    Administration TEAM: Photographer 

                      Jim has been volunteering with APASWFL since 2018.  He has continued to provide us with outstanding special event photographs.

                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
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                      Advisory Committee

                      (Past Board Presidents)

                      Frank Zhou

                      Judy Wright

                      Cynthia Roemisch

                       Sushila Cherian (India)

                      Jennifer Eagleton (Taiwan)

                      Kim Hale (Korean)

                      Monique Hogan (Indonesian)

                      Merlin Mayo (Pacific Islands)

                      Siva Yang McAteer (Hmong)

                      Sryeoshi Shikha Moni (Bangladesh)

                      Lovelyn Robbins (Pacific Islands)

                      Viensouk Phommachanh (Laos)

                      Marissa Arevalo (Philippines)

                      Phuoc Vo (Vietnam)

                      Chris Shing (Social Media Support)

                      Jaha Cummings (Cultural Heritage Center of SWFL)
                      Dr. Mari DeWees (International Students FGCU)

                      Volunteer Committee

                      If you would like to volunteer at any of our events, please send an email to: APASWFL@gmail.com with your contact details.  We welcome comments,

                      inquiries and suggestions.

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