Happy New Year 2018 to our ABAIE family!
We are excited and eager to welcome 2018, and to bring a lot of good things to you, our ABAIE family.
We, as President, as Officers, as Board Members, and as Ambassadors of ABAIE, are here to serve you and help you improve yourself as individuals, leaders, and community members; as well as helping you improve your businesses.
Many new small businesses, as well as national companies, are coming to the Inland Empire. Asian populations in the Inland Empire total to about 400K, compared to 700K in Orange County, and 1.6M in Los Angeles County (based on 2016 figures). With aggregate income of US $8B, we certainly have tremendous purchasing power in the Inland Empire.
We have a lot of exciting news and events in the upcoming year, and we highly encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities presented through ABAIE. We are here for you and are excited to help you.
To the 2018 ABAIE Officers: Joe Long, Angelie Abelgas, Matt Frechette, Palbinder Badesha, Rachel Rola, Kerry Osaki; Ambassadors: Raziel Arcega, Shirley Yamano, Chien Wang, Mariano Padilla; and Immediate Past President: Radi Miranda; I am looking forward to working with all of you and achieving great successes with this team this year. The unique strengths each one of you possesses will greatly lift this team up and will help us work together well.
Let’s make 2018 a great year for you, for the Inland Empire Community, and for ABAIE!
I am very grateful for each of you!
2018 ABAIE President