Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce Names Duc Nguyen Abrahamson as its next Executive Director
FARMINGTON HILLS - Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) has announced the appointment of Duc Nguyen Abrahamson as its new Executive Director, beginning September 23, 2019. As the Executive Director, she acts as spokesperson for APACC, manages and evaluates programs and activities, provides leadership to the board and staff, allocates necessary resources, and develop organizational policy and programs.
"APACC Board of Directors, staff, members and supporters are excited and look forward to having Duc Nguyen Abrahamson lead APACC into a changing and growing global economy," says Bing Goei, APACC Board Chair. "Ms. Abrahamson's diverse career experiences, ability to listen and successfully implement strategic plans, will enable APACC to contribute to the success of its members as well as to the success of Michigan's vibrant economy."
Abrahamson's background uniquely positions her to assume this post. She immigrated to the U.S. as a refugee of the Vietnam War as an infant. Growing up, her father worked for General Motors and her mother was an entrepreneur, operating a bridal salon in Warren. Abrahamson was the first of her family to graduate from college and has worked in nonprofit for over 13 years.
Before joining APACC, Abrahamson worked with Wayne State University, Walsh College, HAVEN, Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan.
Abrahamson obtained her BA in Psychology from Wayne State University.
APACC's mission is to facilitate business relationships among Asian and U.S. based companies and to promote the economic advancement of Asian Pacific Americans. Known as the "gateway" to Asian and U.S. businesses, APACC was established in the year 2000, and is a not-for-profit membership association governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI.