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 Assistant Vice President at the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Priscilla manages a portfolio designed to promote New York City’s existing and emerging industries, and fuel economic growth by strengthening neighborhoods and creating good jobs. Most recently she served as Senior Account Manager at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), where she drove multi-faceted, multi-year partnerships with the tech sector. At IRC, Priscilla and her team cultivated and stewarded a $7M+ portfolio centered on Silicon Valley inclusive of the development of products that serve refugees and displaced persons around the world. Prior to IRC, Priscilla spent time at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) where she managed relationships with senior leadership at 110+ global corporate and nonprofit member organizations, and spent six years in P3 development at Samsung C&T America. A celebratory moment during her service at KACF includes participation on the Community Grants Committee, where her team supported the award of a first-time grant to the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a national organization founded to protect and promote the civil rights of Asian Americans.
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.