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Executive Profiles

UYAF Board of Directors and Executives Officers

UYAF Chairman of Board 

Sonia Yi is the Chairman of Board of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Sonia Yi  is the Founder and Executive Director of United Young Artist Foundation Inc., Ms. Yi serves as the Chairman of Board of United Young Artist Foundation Inc. ,

Ms. Yi holds a BM in Piano- from the Juilliard school in1997

And undergrad program studied at Columbia University in 2000-2002.

As a classically trained concert pianist, she won numerous competitions such as Kyoung San Korean National Competition winner in 1980, NY State Mathmatics Regent winner in 1986 and 1987, New York Daily News Artist Competition winner in 1988, LaGuardia International Artist Competition winner in 1990 and performed with LaGuardia Orchestra, Midland, Texas Orchestra, and at the Lincoln Center throughout her student years at the Juilliard School and studied with Dr. Harrison at the Pre-College Juilliard and studied with Dr. Stessin (Chairman of Piano department at the Juilliard School) for her bachelor of music at the Juilliard School .

In her business careers, she served as a chairman in 4As of New York chapter at AT&T, Ms. Yi also previously served as a CEO at Focus Gulf corp., and New International Marketing Inc. formerly served as a CEO of the GG spa & Hotel, President of the New International Marketing corp.(NIM), Global Account Manager at AT&T corp., Director of Marketing at the New York Institute of Technology corp.(NYIT) and currently own NIM, FE & FECH and Sonia Music Inc. and founder and chairman of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

 

UYAF Board of Advisory

 

Yonel M. Letellier – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Kyu Jong Han – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Tony Lee – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Ennie Chiang – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Brandon McIlroy – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Jeremy Duckles – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Marc Callendar – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Cathy Cao – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Edger Lopez – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Lisa Marie Bronson – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Frank Toy – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

Sarah Schissler – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Namgile Korkpko – serves on the Board of Advisory of United  Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Lee wells – serves on the Board of Advisory  of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Yoosun Kim – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Mayuna Shimizu – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Han Suk Ko – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Keun Soo Kim – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Cindy Hwang – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Sarah Schisler – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Chil Seung Kwon – serves the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.,

Jeoung Hon Kim – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.,

Patrisha Elebck – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Dara Lupowitz – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Gary Jackson – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Peter Goldberg – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Nadia Khalilpour – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Eric Schultz – serves on the Board of Advisory of  United Young Artist Foundation  Inc.

                    

 

UYAF General Counsel and  In House Legal Advisers

 

Brian  Wamsley             UYAF General Counsel Lawyer

Paul  Siegert                    UYAF Associate counsel Lawyer

Jorden  Weiss                  UYAF Litigation Lawyer

Brock  Hancock                UYAF General Business Lawyer

Phillip Kaufsman             UYAF Litigation Lawyer

 

Goodwin Proctor LLC.  Dedicated legal  sponsor of UYAF since year 2005.

 

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In addition to the performances, dozens of media representatives, community groups, and non-profit organizations took the opportunity to learn more about UYAF and interview various key members of the organization, including CEO and Chairman of the Board Sonia Yi. This networking opportunity provided everyone with a better understanding of how UYAF fits into the larger picture and fastened some powerful connections that emerging artists will be able utilize in the future.

UYAF Executives Officers 2016

Sonia Yi (Son Hwa Yi) is the CEO, and Chairman of Board of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.  

Patricia Elbeck is the Vice President of Business Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Tony Lee  is the Director of Event Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Eric Schultz is the Director of  Internship Program of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

EVENT PROGRAM DEPARTMENT

Jeremy Duckles  is the Senior Director of Event Program Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Cathy Cao  is the Assist Director of Event Coordinator Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

FINANCE  DEPARTMENT

Frank Toy is the Director of Finance Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Kyu Jong Han  is the Assistant Director of Finance Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

John Ho  is the Assistant Director of Finance Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM DEPARTMENT

Lisa Tai  is the Senior Director of Senior Volunteer Program Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.

Nadia Khalilpour  is the Director of Volunteer Program Department of United Young Artist Foundation Inc.