The KACF Associate Board is a group of professionals who share the mission of KACF. As ambassadors of KACF, the Associate Board fulfills the Foundation’s mission by raising awareness of community issues and develop a new generation of philanthropists by mentoring young professionals in the Korean American community.
As Account Manager at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Priscilla cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio focused on the tech sector. Her primary roles and responsibilities are grounded in storytelling; through this, she supports efforts to match institutional funder interests with the IRC’s extensive programs globally. Most recently she served as an Account Manager at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) where she managed and cultivated relationships with senior leadership at 110+ global corporate and nonprofit member organizations with a stated interest in energy, food systems or environmental stewardship. Prior to joining CGI, Priscilla spent six years with Samsung C&T America, where she led business development for the Project Team. She holds a BA in Spanish from UMass Amherst.
Dan is Senior Counsel responsible for the New York derivatives trading arms of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Dan’s responsibilities include implementing cross-border regulatory reforms and facilitating cleared and OTC trading in the US, EU, and Asia. He regularly advises senior management on regulatory and industry developments and conducts trainings on anti-money laundering and crisis management. Prior to joining Mitsui, he was an associate at an AMLaw100 firm in New York where his practice included white-collar defense, corporate restructuring, and complex commercial litigation. Accordingly, Dan also represents Mitsui before regulators and is actively involved in navigating commercial disputes. Dan also engaged in pro bono representations through Immigration Equality and Tsong Tsen for which he successfully obtained asylum for a number of individuals fleeing persecution based on their sexual identity and religious beliefs. Dan serves on the board of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York where he helped develop and lead the Mentorship Program for five years as co-chair and currently serves as co-chair of the In-House Counsel Committee. He also served on the board of the Fordham Law School Minority Mentorship Program and volunteered as a mentor with the MinKwon Center for Community Action. Dan earned his J.D. from Fordham Law School and his B.A. in English from Binghamton University. Dan lives in Brooklyn with his dog and enjoys reading, nature, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Yoonmee A. Cho
Jonathan C. Kim
Michelle Kim is a Policy Associate for the New York City Public Advocate Letitia James. She joined the administration with a focus on building a progressive agenda centered on the feminization of poverty, advocating for marginalized communities, and supporting greater transparency within the city. Her areas of policy expertise include educational equity, child welfare, and immigrant rights. Before moving to New York, Michelle served as a Legislative Aide in the California State Senate. During this time, she focused on legislation around the issues of juvenile justice, human trafficking, and election reform. Michelle holds a MIA from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and a BS in Political Science from University of California, Berkeley. In her free time, Michelle enjoys hanging out with her high school mentee through iMentor program.
David H. Lee
David is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he manages multi-sector fixed income portfolios on behalf of insurance companies. He is also an active participant in diversity initiatives and serves on the IMD Asian Professionals Network Steering Committee. David received his A.B. in Physics from Princeton University, where he was a Varsity Wrestler. In his free time, David can be found sailing on the Hudson River, listening to music or playing some tunes on his saxophone. David joined the KACF Associate Board in 2016. He has also volunteered with the KACF Community Grants Committee, Junior Achievement of New York and the River Church based in lower Manhattan. David currently resides in the Financial District with his wife and their very cute dog.
Cathy Oh is currently the Head of Marketing for Samsung Ads, the advertising monetization arm of Samsung Electronics. She is a global marketing executive with a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing and 10+ years of experience overseeing programs on behalf of industry-leading companies, including Apple and NBC Universal. With a track record of executing multi-platform solutions yielding over $20 million in revenue, she successfully drove relationship management for corporate partners such as Procter & Gamble, Target, Pepsi, Unilever, American Express and Macy’s. Cathy has a career history of developing global branding, sales initiatives and marketing programs for sales teams worldwide. Cathy is also deeply committed to serving her community and giving back. She is an Advisory Board Member and Marketing Consultant for Conscious Step and has served as a guest speaker for a professional career event hosted by GORI and KOTRA. Since 2013, Cathy has been actively involved in KACF, serving as both a Steering Committee member and a member of the Community Grants Committee.