Staff

Hong Shing Lee, Executive Director

Hong Shing Lee was named Executive Director of CMP in March 2011 and is currently leading its efforts to transform its brand image, expand its service scope, and initiate new partnerships. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of the Asian American Federation, where he greatly enhanced its membership services and created a leadership development program for executives and senior staff of Federation members. Prior to that, as branch executive director of the Chinatown YMCA, he successfully established the branch’s first full service facility. He has also served as Director of Senior Services at the Hamilton-Madison House and Assistant Executive Director of Youth and Community Services with the Chinese-American Planning Council. Lee received his MSW degree in community organizing and administration from Hunter College School of Social Work.

Stephanie Lau, Assistant Executive Director

Stephanie Lau joined CMP in 2008 as the Assistant Executive Director where she oversees operations and programs. She works closely with the Executive Director to ensure quality programs and enhance organizational capacity. As part of the executive team, she interfaces with program staff, board of directors, and advisory councils to develop program strategy, broker community relations, and enlarge resource development. Prior to CMP, she served as the Director of an award winning school-to-career program for 7 years. She earned her MPA at Baruch College and BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Jaey Ahn, Program Coordinator of Mobile JOBS (Job Opportunity & Business Services)

Jaey Anh joined CMP as the Program Coordinator of Mobile JOBS team serving the Korean American community in Flushing. Jaey works in the neighborhood to provide CMP's work readiness, job counseling & placement and small business assistance programs. She utilizes her private sector, education and advocacy experience to serve the needs of the people. Jaey earned Masters of Public Administration at Evans School of Public Policy and Governmance from the University of Washington, Seattle.  

Eddie Chan, Director of Business Development

Eddie Chan serves as Director of the Business Development and Business Outreach Center, where he manages CMP’s entrepreneurial programs. He and his team provide assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs with individualized services, trainings, workshops, and seminars. He brings extensive business development experience in both the private and public sectors. Eddie also plans and implements business development strategies and builds relationships with local businesses, community organizations, and government officials. 

Athena Hom, Interim Director of Career Development 

Athena serves as Interim Director of Career Development where she oversees vocational training programs and job placement at CMP. She has several years of marketing experience in education, technology and community outreach, working in Fortune 500 companies and non-profits. Athena and her team works to create career pathways for lower-skilled workers - providing skills training for individuals to become employable and work-ready, and palced into jobs. 

Nadia Kang, Management Associate

Nadia Kang joined CMP in October 2015, as management assocaite. Graduated with Master's degree in Public Affairs, Nadia focused her study on Nonprofit Management and International Development. Combined with this educational background and previous experience, she will help with fund development, communication, outreach, and social media publicity. 

May Lo, Office Manager

May Lo joined CMP in 2001 as its Intake Specialist, and a few years later was promoted to Office Manager. She has a vast amount of experience and knowledge coordinating CMP programs and office logistics. Most importantly, she interacts with our clientele on a daily basis providing counseling and supportive assistance. May is a graduate of the Borough of Manhattan Community College, as well as a graduate of CMP’s Computer Operations/PC Support Program.

Shelly Narain, Director of Fiscal Management

Shelly Narain, CMP’s Fiscal Director is responsible for managing our funds for various government grants and other supporting organizations. Within this role, she is in charge of budgets, financial reports, etc. Prior to this position, she worked as an Office Manager/Legal Secretary at DeBrosse & Studley LLP and Accounts Payable Accountant at Gracious Home-The Weck Corporation. Shelly has a strong background in accounting and auditing, with varied managerial and supervisory experience.

Weijing Shi, Principal of Chinese School

As Principal of the CMP Chinese School, Ms. Weijing Shi provides leadership and guidance to the teaching staff and students. She has both depth and breadth of social work experience serving the Asian American community, having most recently served as the Brooklyn Branch Director of Chinese-American Planning Council. In this role, she managed program planning, implementation and evaluation of all the organization’s Brooklyn based programs. She has also worked individually with those in need as a family specialist with the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Asian LifeNet, among others. She has a Master of Social Work from NYU and is currently serving as Community Liaison at Lutheran Medical Center.

Dong Yang, Senior Program Director

Dong Yang serves as Senior Program Director, where he oversees adult training and placement and youth programs at CMP. He first began his tenure at CMP as an ESL instructor, and now also directs the Targeted Grant Assistance Program. He brings a broad understanding of education and nonprofit sector experience to CMP.