Executive Board

Renato Boac, President, is the current President of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce and their organization represents more than 25,000 Filipinos in the Tampa Bay area. The Chamber’s purpose is to serve the business development needs within the Filipino community and to provide members with access to the vast array of resources and affiliations within their network.

Renato is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Clearwater and is actively involved with numerous organizations, both at a professional and charitable level.

 

Chairman

Dr. HJ Yang

Dr. HJ Yang

Dr. Huijun Yang, Chairman.  is currently Board Member of Tampa Bay Regional World Affair Council, and served as Board Member of International Business Summit, the founding Chairman and past President of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay, past President of the Suncoast Association of Chinese Americans, and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of 2006 Tampa Bay China Expo.  He is the Founder of Yang Management, Inc. with interest in commercial real estate investment and management as well other businesses; Managing Director of LongRunn Alpha Capital, LLC., an international venture capital company with current interest in healthcare and green technology; a Founding Board Member and Shareholder of VR Medical Technology, a healthcare device maker.Dr. Yang came to US in 1985 from the Peking University, China. After obtaining Ph.D. from the Florida State University in 1991, he worked as a research associate at the University of Chicago for three years, also a visiting professor and scientist at the University of Florida, Princeton University, and MIT/WHOI. He then worked as a visiting associate professor and senior scientist at the University of South Florida for seven years. He served on the editorial boards of two international journals, published a book, and authored more than 35 papers. He also served as Global Organizing Committee Member and Session Chairman for First, Second and Third World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts. He was an invited speaker at national and international conferences as well as many world leading institutions in North America and China.

 Advisory Board

Mr. George Martinez who is well known for his work with the US Commercial Services and his knowledge of international commerce.

Mr. Wade Elliott, Senior Director of Marketing at Tampa Port Authority.

Past Presidents of TBIBC are automatically members of the Advisory Board.