Brian is Chinese American, born in Portland, OR. His family emigrated from Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan and started a restaurant and later a grocery store, which was the largest Asian grocery store in Portland for many years, located at SE 82nd and Foster Road. He grew up in SE Portland with two siblings and six cousins learning about the importance of family and about family business at the same time.

Brian received his BA in International Studies from the University of Washington in 2010 and also received an MBA from the University of Portland with a focus in Operations & Technology Management.

Brian is proud to call Portland his home. He enjoys making a difference and building a better community. He looks forward to meeting small business owners and helping them thrive!

Pronouns: He/him/his