August 14, 2016

Board of Directors

ralph

Ralph Xavier Degala
Chairman of the Board

Academic Degree
BBA in Accounting – May 2012

Past ABSA Leadership
Co-Founder of ABSA
President Spring 2012
Vice President Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Past Positions
Audit Intern | Staff at BKD
Assurance Services – Senior at Ernst & Young
Rig Controller – Transocean

Current Position
Senior Accountant at TOMS

kathy

Kathy Bui
Co-Founder

Academic Degree
BBA in Accounting – December 2010
MS in Accounting – December 2011

Past ABSA Leadership
President Fall 2011
VP Corporate Relations Spring 2011
VP Public Relations Fall 2010
Calhoun Family Mentor

Past Positions
Federal Tax Intern at PWC

Current Position
Vaco – Financial Recruiter

kelly

Kelly Nguyen
Founding Member

Academic Degree
BBA in Accounting – December 2010
MS in Accounting – December 2011

Past ABSA Leadership
VP Corporate Relations Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Current Position
Indirect Tax Manager at Spotify

Li

Li Luong
Founding Member

Academic Degree
BBA in MIS – May 2011

Past ABSA Leadership
Communications Officer Fall 2010
Scott Family Mentor

Past Positions
Intern Consultant at Amerishore, Neudesic
IT Intern at M.D. Anderson

Current Position
Enterprise Risk Services Senior Advisory Consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP

Johnny

Johnny Ng
Founding Member

Academic Degree
BBA in Entrepeneurship – May 2008
BBA in Marketing/Program for Excellence in Selling – May 2008
MS in Accounting – May 2012

Past ABSA Leadership
VP Finance Spring 2011

Past Positions
Tax Intern at Grant Thornton LLP
Revenue Recognition Intern at BMC Software

Current Position
Tax Consultant II at Deloitte Tax LLP

Robert

Robert Phu
Founding Member

Academic Degree
BBA in Accounting – May 2010
MS in Accounting – May 2011

Past ABSA Leadership
Elgin Family Mentor

Past Positions
Internal Audit Intern at Centerpoint Energy

Current Position
Assurance Associate at PwC

John Valdecanas

Johnathan Valdecanas

Expected Graduation
BBA in Accounting – Fall 2018

Past ABSA Leadership
President – Fall 2016
Vice President of Operations – Spring 2016
Administrative Director – Fall 2015

Past Positions
Accounting/ Finance Intern w/ Air Liquide

Christine

Kevin Cho

Academic Degree
BBA in Entrepreneurship – Fall 2016

Past ABSA Leadership
President – Spring 2014, Fall 2014
VP Corporate Relations – Fall 2013

Current Position
WIP: CEO & Co-Founder of Sensytec, & Amazon E-Commerce Business

Joy

Joy Yang

Expected Graduation
BBA in Marketing, Minor in Sales – May 2019

Past ABSA Leadership
Historian – Spring 2016
VP Marketing – Fall 2016
President – Spring 2017

Past Positions
Sales & Marketing Intern at LiquidFrameworks – Summer 2017

Judy

Judy Mai

Academic Degree
BBA in SCM – May 2018

Past ABSA Leadership
Community Service Director – Spring 2014
VP Operations – Fall 2015
Cullen HOH – Fall 2016
Mentor – Fall 2015, Spring 2016
President – Spring 2016

Past Positions
SCM Intern at Texas Children’s Hospital

Current Position
Texas Children’s Hospital, SCM Intern – Summer 2016

 

 

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