Food Systems Development Manager @ Fresno Economic Opportunties Commission (Fresno EOC)
Founder @ Tickko, Inc.
Business Adminstration, Entrepreneurship @
California State University-Fresno
I work for one of the largest non profit organization in the US which have given me first hand in understanding real world issues and how how public and private initiatives are underwritten. The experiences had inspire me be passionate about solving real issues in food systems, food, ag, tech, micro-finance, poverty, health, education. Founder of Tickko.com
I work for one of the largest non profit organization in the US which have given me first hand in understanding real world issues and how how public and private initiatives are underwritten. The experiences had inspire me be passionate about solving real issues in food systems, food, ag, tech, micro-finance, poverty, health, education. Founder of Tickko.com and Former Chief Food Officer for Grubmarket.com (batch14). A graduate student Georgia Tech - studying in Master in Computer Science.
Specialties: entrepreneurial, customer service oriented, problem solver, grant researcher, budget developer, community liaison, project management, negotiator, financing, insurance, real-estate, loans, marketing, sales, financial statement, lean start up, technology, and business planning.
Chief Food Officer @ My role is to help establish GrubMarket to be a leading online farmers' market ecommerce/marketplace in all means while rewarding both the farmers, food vendors, and consumers.
GrubMarket is an easy-to-use online farmer’s market offering fresh, high quality food from local vendors. Our mission is to change the world by making it easy for certified local food producers, of any scale, to conveniently connect with their customers. From March 2015 to Present (10 months) Fresno, California AreaFood Systems Development Manager @ Represent and implement food related initiatives and opportunities in Fresno and help create and enhance projects while having a social and economic impact. From 2012 to Present (3 years) Fresno, California AreaFounder @ Tickko.com is web start-up. Mission is to provide a digital platform that enables givers and gift receivers to give digitally. Tickko provides an ecosystems that makes giving easier and interactive with friends and families. From September 2010 to Present (5 years 4 months) Community Service Coordinator @ Coordinate and managed federal, state, and county grants and contracts up to $300,000 - mostly food related. Other task included program development and engagement, project management and implementation, budget and contract development, contract procurement, and contract negotiation, etc. From March 2009 to August 2012 (3 years 6 months) Fresno, California AreaAsset Development Assistant @ Responsible for assisting over 40 plus farmers to receive financial matching through the Individual Development Account Program; a matched savings account that enables low-income American families to save, build assets, and enter the financial mainstream. Other tasks included writing business plan; creating financial statements, and case management. From October 2008 to March 2009 (6 months) Fresno, California AreaBusiness Development Assistant @ Develop business plans and financial statements for borrowers in preparation for loan under writing and approval. Other tasks included client case management, loan collections, and program outreaching and promoting. From January 2008 to October 2008 (10 months) Fresno, California Area
Master's Degree, Master of Science in Computer Science @ Georgia Institute of TechnologyBusiness Adminstration, Entrepreneurship @ California State University-FresnoStudy Aboard @ Hong Kong Baptist University From 2008 to 2008
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