Team

Meet The MHCC Team

Yao Yaj

Yao Yang

Executive Director

Yao Yaj comes to the Minnesota Hmong Chamber with extensive experience in the public sector as well as the nonprofit sector. She is currently an Account Manager with the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce and has served in the same organization in the capacities of Public Affairs Associate as well as Public Affairs Specialist. In addition to this, her civic leadership includes past appointments to the State of Minnesota’s Minnesota Grown Advisory and The Governor’s Committee on Pollinator Protection. Prior to working at the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Yaj has been an organizer, manager, and food hub director for Hmong American Farmers Association. Yaj has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Saint Benedict.

tong khang

Tong Khang

Board Chair

Store Director at Lowes, Owner of American Home Defense

Mike Hang

Vice Chair

Executive Director of Action to Equity

Micah Larson

Micah Larson

Treasurer

Store Director at Lowes, Owner of American Home Defense

Adam Yang

Adam Yang

Secretary

Architectural Project Lead at Doran Group

B Kyle

Board Member

President & CEO of St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Cha

Board Member

CEO and Founder of NC Creative Strategies

Sonboon Yang

Board Member

Manager at Comcast

john b yang

John B Yang

Advisor

Owner and CEO of Vizion SEO, US Air Force