Board of Directors

David Honda

Chairman of the Board

President, DS Honda Construction and DH Partners; Governor Appointee of 51st District Agricultural Association. He has been volunteering in the community for 40 years. David Honda has been acknowledged by numerous organizations for his work in business and volunteering, including the Small Businessperson of the Year Award, presented by California Assemblyman Richard Katz, the Mendenhall Memorial Leadership Award by the Van Nuys Chamber, 2008 CK Tseng Leadership Award presented by the Northridge Chamber and the 2009 Fernando Awards well as a multitude of other awards.

Sim Tang-Paradis


Sim Tang-Paradis is vice president and branch manager of Westlake Village Office of City National Bank. She volunteers her time with several non-profit and community organizations. She has been acknowledged by numerous organizations for her work in business and volunteering, and won awards including the Small Businessperson of the Year Award.

Alan Darby


Alan Darby is a successful executive with almost 20 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, private investment groups, and numerous non-profit organizations.  He currently serves as a Chief Business Officer at El Camino Charter High School (ECR). Alan is a former Federal District Court Law Clerk Federal Law Clerk for the Honorable Cormac J. Carney, assigned to SEC calendar and other complex corporate litigation disputes.Throughout his career, Alan has learned from the ground up the importance of collaboration and the power of community support. 

Ming Yang Yeh

Board Member

Ming Yang Yeh, founder of Ming Yang Yeh and Associates, Inc., has been involved in the fields of civil and structural engineering for more than thirty years in Southern California. He has participated actively in the structural design of commercial, municipal, residential and industrial projects of different types, and has directed the firm's work for over a thousand projects.

Karla Gonzalez

Vice Chair

Karla Gonzalez is a Business Consultant for the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (IESBDC). She provides counseling and training services to businesses throughout the Inland Empire. Karla worked for more than five years with the Inland Empire Minority Business Enterprise, a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce where she counseled business owners on the managerial and technical aspects of expanding their businesses, as well as the importance of sound financial management. She has a successful track record in government procurement and job creation.