James Lau serves as executive director of Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation. He comes to APALF with over 20 years of experience in politics, advocacy, and nonprofit management.
He developed an interest in politics and policy through his love of the environment. Learning about the connection between environmental improvement and politics and advocacy, he worked as a canvasser for the Sierra Club. Seeing politics in action, he applied for and secured an internship through the Chinese American Student Internship Coalition; it placed his as an intern with then-State Senator Art Torres.
Jenny Bach is the Program Manager for the Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation.
Jenny also serves as Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Leadership Action Fund, a 501 c(4) committed to fighting for the civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islanders and achieving equity and representation of our community on all levels of government, public affairs, and corporate boards.
Ronald W. Wong is a respected and renowned business, political and community leader. He is a successful business owner who is committed to diversity, and has lent his considerable leadership skills to building successful organizations.
As President and CEO of Imprenta Communications Group, Inc. an award-wining public affairs, campaign and ethnic marketing firm, Mr. Wong oversees a multi-million dollar business. He develops and implements marketing, media, and communications strategies for the firm’s most prominent clients. Mr. Wong is a successful entrepreneur whose company made Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 Fastest-Growing Companies in America two years in a row (2015 and 2016). He has more than 30 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies, government entities, and prominent elected officials on public relations, political, and communications strategies.