Chia-Li Chien, Best-Selling Author, Attends Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 18th Annual Gala Awards


by Chia-Li Chien | May 10, 2012

For Immediate Release:

Chia-Li Chien, Best-Selling Author, Attends Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 18th Annual Gala Awards
Charlotte, North Carolina -  [May, 17, 2012]. Chia-Li Chien, award-winning author of the Show Me The Money, was one of five North Carolina attendees representing the Strategic Alliance of Asian-American Non-profit Organizations (SAAANPO) at the exclusive APAICS18th Annual Gala Awards.

In addition to Chia-Li Chien, Chief Strategist of Value Growth Institute, the four other SAAANPO attendees for this prestigious event included Philip Maung, CEO & Founder of Hissho Sushi, Joanna Lee, Operation Manager of Hissho Sushi, Ivy Chin, SVP of eCommerce of Belk, and Bernie Chin, husband to Ivy Chin.

President Barack Obama was the title speaker for the event and his speech touched on his administration’s continued support of the Asian American community, not only from an elected official perspective, but also in job creation for small businesses. He also highlighted Asian Americans like Congresswoman Dr. Judy Chu and Past Secretary Honorable Norman Mineta. While in DC, Chien also had the opportunity to meet with Congresswoman Dr. Judy Chu on an upcoming Democratic National Committee meeting in Charlotte. Chu is the only person of Chinese descent currently in congress or the senate.

Born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, Chia-Li Chien came to the United States in 1988. As an entrepreneur, Chia-Li has experienced many of the issues that women business owners face, and is passionate about lending her support to bolster women in business.

As an influential rainmaker in the Chinese and Asian communities, Chia-Li Chien is often sought for her opinion and counsel. She is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC), Charter Trust and Estate Planner (CTEP) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

An active contributor to the community and non-profit organizations, she is currently serving as President-Elect of Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Charlotte, Chair of the Pro Bono Advisory Committee for the FPA on the national level and Treasurer of Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency.
For event photo go to: http://bit.ly/JieLoU (see below)

About Chia-Li Chien

Chia-Li Chien, CFP®, CRPC, PMP; Chia-Li is chief strategist of Value Growth Institute, dedicated to helping private business owners increase the value of their firms. She is the award-winning author of Show Me The Money and faculty member of American Management Association. Her blog and newsletter was named a top small business resource by the New York Times “You’re the Boss” blog. To book Chia-Li for a workshop, keynote, or strategy session, contact her at: info@valuegrowthinstitute.com or 704-268-9378.

About APAICS

http://www.apaics.org/index.php/pages/about/about_us/
The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office.

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Congresswoman Dr. Judy Chu & Chia-Li Chien

APAICS 18th Annual Gala Awards

(From Left, Bernie Chin, Ivy Ching, then left 5 Congresswoman-CA Dr. Judy Chu, then Chia-Li Chien, Philip Maung, Jim Winston Chu, Joane Lee  )

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News:

Sing Tao Daily News: 奧巴馬出席APAICS舉辦年度頒獎晚會

(President Barack Obama delivered the speech at APAICS 18th Annual Gala Awards)

Chia-Li Chien at President Barack Obama Live APAICS 18th Annual Gala Awards

(You can see President Barack Obama behind me on stage)

(Joanne Lee, Chia-Li Chien, Bernie & Ivy Chin)

(Joanne Lee, Ivy Chin, Chia-Li Chien, Amelia Wang [Chief of Staff for CongressWoman Dr. Judy Chu] and Philip Maung)

(Dr. Joey Chiang 江俊霖董事長, Dept of Commerce, Chia-Li Chien and Philip Maung)


[NEWS] Sing Tao Daily May 10, 2012


[NEWS] World Journal May 10, 2012

[NEWS] Asian Herald Charlotte NC June, 2012

 

(Proclamation from President Barack Obama)

(CongressWoman Dr. Judy Chu)

(Past Secretary Norman Mineta)

 

About Chia-Li Chien

Chia-Li ChienChia-Li Chien, CFP®, CRPC, PMP; Chia-Li “like JOLLY!” She is chief strategist of Value Growth Institute dedicated to creating business value that transforms your world. Chia-Li is also a Midas Advisor to MidasNation, a community dedicated to helping private business owners increase the value of their firms.  She is the award-winning author of Show Me The Money and faculty member of American Management Association. Her blog and newsletter was named a top small business resource by the New York Times “You’re the Boss” blog. To book Chia-Li for a workshop, keynote, or strategy session, contact her at: info@valuegrowthinstitute.com or 704-268-9378.


 

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