Michael Tuyen Hoang
Business Financing Specialist, Ideal Biz Plan
A working professional who prides himself in making the impossible deals possible.
Fully versed in alternative business underwriting, residential/commercial real estate, website development, big data analytics and cryptocurrency blockchain enthusiast.
Success isn't defined by money or power, it's our abilities to take on new challenges and ensuring our wisdom, well-being, wonder and power to give are everlasting.
Creative Director, YDZ & Co
Yashar (Tùng) Hoàng, a creative based out of North York, Ontario. A self-taught designer who through, sheer will, creativity, tears and a healthy dose of luck, managed to make what he thought was just a hobby into a career. Yashar has accumulated over 4+ years of experience working as a freelance graphic designer creating a never-ending amount of posters, logos, and other design material. Yashar studied and graduated in 2017 with a degree in graphic design at George Brown College. He has worked on many projects for small start-up businesses as well as well-known Vietnamese organizations such as UVSA Ontario, UNAVSA, VCPA, and GIFTS Foundation.
Currently, Yashar is a self-employed Creative Designer focusing on apparel and merchandise design & production. During Yashar's spare time, he owns and manages a design agency in North York where other types of design work are done.
Viet Ha Pham
CEO, HD Telecom
Viet Ha Pham is an engineer, a Phd., and an entrepreneur. He started his journey in Canada in 2003 at Laval University in Quebec city. He got his BSc in Viet Nam (Dai hoc Bach Khoa Ha Noi) in Computer Engineering, Master degree in Pohang University (Postech) in South Korea and Ph.D. degree in Quebec in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also spent two years as a researcher at Western University in London, ON, and six years in a few start up companies before starting his own start up in the Telecommunications and Drone Industry. He speak 3 languages including English, Vietnamese and French.
His dream is to build HD Telecom Inc. as the main Telecom Provider for the Canadian-Vietnamese community and to help strengthening VCPA membership base.
Insurance Broker and Financial Adviser, Bao Hiem Toronto, Bao Hiem Toronto
Tu Thien Nguyen
Tu Nguyen moved to Canada through the Federal Skilled worker program in 2011 from the United States. He had previously studied mechatronics engineering in Vietnam, and completed his Masters of Mathematics and Physical Science in the US. His passion for financial wealth and protection had lead him to pursue a career in Finance. Tu is currently an Insurance Broker and Financial Advisor at Bao Hiem Toronto. He is a one-stop shop for all clients’ needs in regards to insurance and investments
Tu is adventurous and enjoys outdoor activities. In his free time, Tu loves to snowboard, run, golf, bike, swim, and hike.
Tu Nguyen currently lives in Mississauga.
Management, Canada Post
The-Van is a team leader at Canada Post and an active volunteer for 2 amazing Canadian Vietnamese non-profit organization.
The-Van has work for various industries and is keen on the “customer experience”. He worked as an entrepreneur and employed with reputable companies; Scotiabank, Home Depot, among others.
Thevan has spend 35 years working with different charity organizations includes Woman and Sick Kids Hospital, Big Brothers, Gifts Foundation and most recent VCPA.
The-Van enjoys travelling with wife and son, coaching and playing sports and learning new ideas.
Aspire to inspire.
Java Developer, 24
With a bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, a Master degree in Business Administration, and more than 12 years’ experience in software development (10 years+ in Java/J2EE, 2 years in .NET) as well as team leading experience, Thanh has strong experience in developing enterprise applications for international clients.
Particularly, 10 years + of experience in software development using Java/J2EE technologies ((EJB, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, Web Service, Node.js, Apache Solr, Logstash, Kibana, AngularJS, LDAP, JSF, JTA, JPA, JDBC, JMS, JQuery, JSON, JSP, Servlet, iBatis, Velocity, TIBCO, ALUI, XML, HTML/HTML5) on web application servers such as JBoss, BEA WebLogic, Tomcat, IBM WebSphere, Sun Application Server as well as database server such as Sybase, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Postgresql, Neo4j, Apache Cassandra.
Furthermore, Thanh also have the SCJP and SCBCD certificate. Besides the technical skills, Thanh is also well-equipped with leadership skills. He was the team leader for several projects when working.
Tony Thang Do
Owner, Do Target Financial
In 2003, Thang (Tony) began his career in financial services with Freedom 55 Financial until 2013. In 2013 he is founder and CEO of Do Target Financial, he has built a very successful financial practice, serving the needs of clients. Providing financial security planning services, including estate, insurance & investment planning!
Financial Planner, TD Wealth
Tai Nguyen is a Financial Planner with TD Wealth. He is responsible for managing numerous clients all across Canada working from TD's centralized office on Bay and Bloor. In his role, he specializes in creating comprehensive plans that is uniquely tailored to each of his clients. Tai specializes in Cash Flow & Risk Management, Tax Planning, Retirement Planning, Portfolio Construction and Estate Planning. He is currently a part of the Health & Safety Committee and Employee Experience Committee within his department and acted as the Ambassador for the Second Harvest Charity representing his division.
Prior to his career in Toronto, Tai originated from London, Ontario where he attended Western University specializing in Finance. Upon entering the banking industry, he started off as an Insurance Advice Specialist within TD Canada Trust where he earned Champions in the League of Excellence in his department. He then became a licensed Registered Representative dealing with American equities with TD Ameritrade, completing his Series 7 and Series 63 licensing. In 2017 he got involved in the Canadian equities, completing his New Entrants Course exam to become a licensed Investment Representative with TD Direct Investing. His goal is to unite and strengthen the Vietnamese community starting with VCPA.
Pierre Quoc Duong
Executive Producer, MOWA Productions Inc.
MOWA Productions is an independent film production company based out of Mississauga, Ontario.
Managing Director, Campbell Consulting Group
Campbell Consulting Group is an immigration solutions firm. We are providing quality Immigration services to people from different jurisdictions, with the desire to live and work or study in Canada on a temporary or permanent basis.
Paul Phong Duong is a Managing Director, Writer, a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), member of the Vietnamese-Canadian Professional Association (VCPA), member of Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultant (CAPIC), member of Immigration Consultant of Canada Regulatory Council, and founder of Campbell Consulting Group.
Paul believes that what we do is based around one idea, which is the basis for all of our actions; we measure, focus and dedicated our resources on this one simple guideline - we are in the business of building long-term relationships.
Director-Representative of Canada, Institute of Training Educational Development and International Cooperation (ITEDIC)View Profile
Director-Representative of Canada, Institute of Training Educational Development and International Cooperation (ITEDIC)
“Be yourself, live normal but not trivial!”
Oanh Hoang immigrated to Canada under Federal Skilled Worker Program in 2010. She was previously a Volunteer Coordinator for a non-profit association. Her role was to support volunteers to gain valuable experience, gain self-confidence, and coordinate the work in order to help the students towards their aspired careers. Oanh had also have the opportunity to gain great experiences in the Immigration field as a Manager of Business Development.
Currently, She is a Director – a Representative in Canada of Institute of Training Educational Development and International Cooperation (Itedic) She is looking to cooperate with Canadian Colleges to improve the current training systems in Vietnam.
She loves to support community events, as well as different associations in GTA such as the HongFook Fundraising Gala, VWAT’s Fashions for Passions fundraising Gala, the Vietnamese Lantern Festival, and has been on board of Vietnamese Canadian Professionals Association (VCPA) for the past 3 years.
Oanh wants to “bridge” the gap between Newcomers and Canadians. Her vision of VCPA is for it to become the “Yellow Page” for Vietnamese people in Canada and North American.
Lawyer, Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
Molly Luu is an advocate whose practice focuses on general commercial litigation, construction litigation, and tax disputes. She routinely represents clients dealing with disputes involving tax, contract, and construction-related issues. She also regularly represents clients in tax rectification applications. Molly routinely appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (including Bankruptcy Court and the Commercial List).
Prior to joining Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, Molly completed her articles at a national law firm located in downtown Toronto. During that time, Molly worked on mid-market mergers and acquisitions and IP transactions, in addition to high-profile litigation files.
Molly subsequently spent a year as a judicial law clerk where she worked closely with the judges of the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. In this role, Molly gained invaluable insight into the inner workings of the court system. After her clerkship, Molly joined Speigel Nichols Fox LLP as an associate.
Molly is the product of two very proud parents who came to Canada as Vietnamese boat people in 1978. She demonstrates that hard work, family commitments, perseverance, and intelligence produce stellar results. Molly is actively involved with Vietnamese organizations and charities in the Greater Toronto Area.
Owner, M’s Home and Kitchen Choice
Michael Nguyen opened M’s Home and Kitchen Choice in 2016 currently located at 39 Orfus Road, Unit A3, Toronto, ON M6A 1L7. Michael is a thinker, dreamer, achiever and he hopes expand to other Toronto GTA location and Canadian cities.
Owner, M&N Safe Income Tax Inc.
Michael Le started his accounting company M&N Safe Income Tax in 2014. M&N specializes in accounting, taxes and investments for businesses and residential. Michael hopes to have at least 5 offices in the next 5-10 years. He enjoys helping people financially and mentally. He is confident, a workaholic, reliable, loves to travel and likes to try new things. His dream is have a house with a 5 car garage with his 5 of his dream cars.
Vice President-Investments, NYX Capital Corp.
Max Vo has more than 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. His experience includes investment management, analysis of acquisition opportunities, asset and portfolio management, valuation, financing, development, and disposition of properties.
Prior to joining NYX, Max has advised and worked with some of Canada’s largest institutional investors.
As Vice-President Asset Management at Barnhart, he managed JV relationships and acquired retail properties throughout Mexico. He was Director, Acquisitions and Asset Management at Crestpoint, where he oversaw over $1.5 billion of industrial and retail properties in Canada and the US. He also worked as Asset and Portfolio Manager at Morguard, where he managed $1 billion of industrial properties across Canada. Max holds a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, and is a licensed Realtor with the Toronto Real Estate Board.
Director, Canadian Career and Education Centre
Mandy Tram Nguyen began her career as admission advisor at a Private Career College who now is the founder of Canadian Career and Education Centre firm. The firm's mission is to assist immigrants in their journey of career transition from their hometown to Canada, their new homeland.
She is an experienced Education and Career consultant, known for helping, educating, supporting clients as they develop strategic career plan for the future.
Through her commitment to this role, she has helped many students make career changes and succeed in their career. Her passion is to help new immigrants and laid off worker to find the right training and career to help their settlement in Canada.
Prior to her current role, she had extensive experience in different roles such as social media marketer, and sales.
She was a graduate at Sheridan College where she majored in Business Marketing and recently completed her diploma in Paralegal. She will soon to be a licensed Paralegal.
With the knowledge of education and law, her goal is to expand her business into legal service provider in which she will assist clients to navigate their legal matters in different aspect of law such as Immigration, Family Law, Workplace Safety Insurance, and Civil Law.
She is a motivator at heart, her true passion is helping others to be inspired, educated, and willing to work hard in order to achieve unlimited success.
Founder, MJ Events & Travel
Mai Nguyen is a specialized Event Planner & Marketing Consultant. Founder of both 9C Marketing Inc and MJ Events & Travel, Mai & her associates can help you with any of your Marketing & Events Planning needs. As a Tico Certified Travel Pro with Travel Agents In Action, she's also able to take any events abroad. Mai specializes in Destination Weddings, Group Vacations & Corporate Incentive Trips.
Outside of her business, she's passionate about volunteering, mentoring youths, and building community capacity via various projects to support newcomers, youths and seniors. She also practices mindfulness and hope to share the practice with others to lead a healthy and happy life.
Mortgage Agent, Centum Coachwood Mortgage Corp
Lisa was born and raised in Norway. She immigrated to Canada in 2009. She currently speaks three languages English, Vietnamese, and Norwegian. In 2014, Lisa decided that she wanted to use her skills and knowledge to develop her professional career as a Mortgage Agent with Centum Coachwood Mortgage Corp. Lisa specializes in direct sales, marketing, and is proud of her great customer service ability.
She enjoys to meet new people, network, and discuss about various topics. Lisa continues to volunteer and work within the Vietnamese community here in Canada.
Founder, LV Services Group Inc.
In 2007, Lien landed in Toronto as a new immigrant with a medical doctor background from Saigon Vietnam for a better future of the family with a dream to build a Universal Health Care System for people in the native homeland in a very near future.
Since graduating Nursing and social work programs in 2012, Lien has dedicated full time as a Social Worker at the Vietnamese Association Toronto to help newcomers to Canada quickly integrate into a new life. Moreover, with a role of Public Health Nurse, Lien has collaborated with public health agencies such as Community Health Blackcreek Center, Toronto Public Health, Canadian Ethnocultural Council and Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre to bring health knowledge widely available to the Vietnamese community through workshops as Nutrition and Fitness for seniors, Diabetes Prevention, raising awareness of hepatitis C and related infectious disease, health promotion workshops for nail salon workers etc.
Also, since 2013, Lien has been in marketing business with World Financial Group as a licensed financial services representative.
Because of the background in Social Work, Health Care and Financial Industry, Lien has founded LV Services Group Inc. to guide college/university students as well as newly graduate professionals to gain valuable work experience and to advance in their dream careers.
Independent Distributor, Enagic Canada Inc.
Turn your tap water into unlimited Strong Alkaline, Antioxidant and Micro-clustering Kangen Water via our 100% Japanese Gold Award Winning Home Water Ionizer. It is used by more than 400 top hospitals in Japan by more than 6,600 doctors and around the world.
President, LP Design
Custom home design and high quality construction combined to provide clients the dream home. Every project is a challenge to our team that we would love to make into a dream come true.
Kyle Tri Nguyen
President, Trans-Commercial Logistics Inc.
Kyle is the President of Trans-Commercial Logistics Inc. Trans-Commercial is based in Toronto and have been incorporated since 2009. They are a 3rd Party Logistics company that offer door-to-door service for all of your shipping needs. TransCommercial Logistics has succeeded in managing over 35,000 small to midsize carriers throughout the U.S and Canada, giving us a loyal fleet of over 600,000 trucks at our immediate disposal. Whether the customer ship over-the-road, rail, air, or ocean, Trans-Commercial are the experts.
Although Kyle has been a business owner since 2009, he has been in the logistics industry for over 20 years. In his personal time he enjoys being engaged and giving back to the Vietnamese community. That is the reason why he has served on the board of directors for 6 years and currently the Vice-President of VCPA. His other passions include marathon running. Kyle will be participating in the TCS New York Marathon in November 2018.
Kyle Quân Khuất
Business Support Officer, CIBC
Kyle Khuat as a child listened to his parent’s conversations about the economy and the financial industry this has sparked an interest for Kyle. Due to that interest Kyle decided to attend Western University to study Finance. Through his education Kyle decided that his passion was for Finance and Banking. In 2016 he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Finance. Kyle is currently working at one of the biggest banks in Canada, as the Business Support Officer.
Knowing very well the struggles of an international student from Vietnam, Kyle wants to share his experience and give advices to all the Vietnamese students who are looking to live and work in Canada
Real Estate Agent, Re/Max Infinite
Kim Huang along with her husband Howard is passionate about Real Estate. Kim is prepared to assist you for your dream homes and real estate investment.
For more than 10 years, Kim has been putting lots of hard work and dedication to the real estate industry, and have proudly served clients across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to our clients and friends, the Kim and Howard Team is known as the Solution provider. They have earned the nickname of "The Huang's Solution". They strike to ensure excellence is delivered and satisfaction is received to the clients, customers and people that they serve.
Mortgage Agent, Mortgage Bridge Canada
Criminal Investigator, Promontory Financial Group of IBM
A strategic analyst operating in the field of financial crime prevention and the intelligence management.
Owner, Mississauga Wedding Solutions
When Juliane does make up for the Vietnamese Brides, she rarely sees a traditional Vietnamese wedding, especially when the Groom is not a Vietnamese. While she sees other cultures, they are able to keep their traditions regardless of if the Bride or Groom has different ethnic background. Some feedback Juliane got from the young Vietnamese generation is that they don’t understand the meaning of all these. They need someone to explain and guide them why. This generation needs explanation of why they are doing certain thing; otherwise, they just won’t do it. This is why Juliane sees the need to help the younger Vietnamese generation plan for their traditional Vietnamese wedding. For that, Juliane create her own job, her own business of a Wedding Planner that specializes in Vietnamese wedding, called Mississauga Wedding Solutions (MWS).
Juliane’s services include hair, makeup, Vietnamese & Canadian catering, wedding cake, flowers, rental of trays, groom’s traditional Ao Dai & headdress, bride’s traditional Ao Dai and bridal headdress, wine tray, limousine, decorations, MC in Vietnamese, English, & Chinese, photographer, hall & hotel booking, etc.
Real Estate Agent, Re/Max Premiere
John Nguyen is an award winning realtor that serves the Greater Toronto Area. John’s vision is to that everyone he knows can own a home, and will have real estate passive income once they retire. An cư lạc nghiệp" - "Tấc đất tấc vàng" John’s professional services include home buyers/sellers, and real estate investments
John’s awards include Re/Max Premier Vaughan Top 10 Award, Re/Max 100% Club Award, Platinum Club Award, Chairman Club Award, Hall of Fame Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award.
John is highly involved in the Vietnamese community. He is currently the board member of Gifts Foundation, Cam Lo Vuong Temple, and serves as Director of Membership for VCPA>
Project Coordinator, Nurture Growth Bio Fertilizer Inc.
"You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them" - Pam Moore
Jen Giang is a Vietnamese Canadian residing in Toronto, Ontario. Jen currently works for a Bio-Organic Fertilizer Company in Mississauga called Nurture Growth Bio Fertilizer Inc. managing projects and office management. Jen is a social media enthusiast with experience in event coordination and marketing. She has coordinated many community projects including the Fire and Ice Fundraiser Gala for Touchstone Youth Centre, Vietnamese Lantern Festival, Ignite Cultural Show, Networking mixers, and Viet Expo.
She actively volunteers for the Vietnamese community and has been on the board for associations such as the United Vietnamese Students Association of Ontario (UVSA), and the Vietnamese Canadian Professionals Association (VCPA).
Jen for the past 6 years has been involved with the Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation volunteering as a leader at their annual Leadership conference for youth ages 12-15 to help build self-esteem and leadership skills.
Heather Huong Pham
Founder, Gifts Foundation
Heather Pham is the Founder and President of GIFTS Foundation. Her vision for providing aid to the underprivileged in Vietnam established the not-for-profit charity that today provides support to thousands in need through education, relief and rebuilding programs. Her passion brings focus and drive to the volunteer efforts within Canada and Vietnam. Heather has 18 years of experience within the financial industry, most recently with the Co-operators Group in Toronto. When she’s not working, she is happily surrounded by her family - especially her two grandchildren Connor Vy and Daelyn Huynh.
GIFTS (Giving Inspiration For Those Suffering) Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that creates opportunities for Vietnamese communities – at home, and within Canada. We provide basic necessities and improved conditions through:
Hanh Henry Nguyen
Franchise Owner, Pizza Nova
Hanh has worked In fast food business almost 10 years.
David Huynh, P.Eng., PMP
Senior Infrastructure Project Engineer, City of Markham (Municipal Government)View Profile
David Huynh, P.Eng., PMP
Senior Infrastructure Project Engineer, City of Markham (Municipal Government)
David Huynh has been a professional Civil Engineer for 24+ years. Being professional engineer as well as a proud project management practitioner, David brings values to life with his engineering knowledge, civil works experience, and ethical behavior in all aspects of his professional career.
David holds a global-acknowledged PMP Credential from Pennsylvania PMI®, since most of his engineering performances are through project planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing the works when deliverables are satisfactorily achieved.
In his personal life, He is a humble family man, with wife and two daughters. He loves hanging with friends, old or new, as much as he enjoys his precious time with family. David also loves travelling, reading, and photography. He progressively explores new challenges in custom-built residential homes. In a very near future, David will be running his own company of one-stop complete-package service provider, in this residential reconstruction business.
Brenda Thu Le
Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), Brennity
President, AVP Solutions
Charlie Thai founded AVP Solutions in 1993; AVP Solutions is a Canadian corporation located in greater Toronto area and provides a full range of services which includes material handling, automated inspection, automated assembly and packaging. AVP Solutions is a reputed provider of automated inspection systems, Automated and Manual part sorting, Vision Sorting and Custom Packaging services to automotive companies, as well as, Tier I and II component manufacturers whom seeking “zero-defect” Solutions.
AVP provides turnkey solutions to manufacturers who require sorting and inspection services. The solutions provided by AVP is designed to address complete process of inspection and quality assurance for volume manufacturers of precision parts and components. The solutions provided by AVP includes automated inspection machines based on latest vision, laser, eddy current technologies, processes related to the automated inspection and quality assurance and full range of in house training to staff.
AVP also provides turnkey sorting and inspection business set up and operation to entrepreneurs who wish to set up businesses which provide sorting and inspection services or selling manufactured components to automotive part manufacturers in North America. AVP provides technical and administrative assistance to ensure successful launching of the business and assist the entrepreneurs to operate it.
Home Financing Adviser, Scotiabank
As a Home Financing Advisor with Scotiabank, Anh has more than 7 years of experience in the financial services sector, particularly working with homebuyers and top realtors in the Toronto GTA, and other cities.
Anh understands that today’s homebuyers – from novice purchasers to seasoned investors – appreciate personalized service and practical advice about mortgages and other borrowing options that support their overall financial goals.
That’s why top realtors in our area work with Anh as a partner to provide individual service for their most valued clients. Agents likes Anh’s flexible and entrepreneurial approach, which means she is always available. Anh pays close attention to detail, and help to build their business, with her own network of pre-approved mortgage customers.
Anh is proud to be part of Scotiabank Home Financing Solutions team, a group of professionals who work closely at every step of our customers’ borrowing process, backed by the competitive, customized solutions of a strong Canadian bank dedicated to helping our customers become financially better off.