Farmington Hills’ Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce, an organization that facilitates business relations among Asian and U.S. companies and promotes the economic advancement of Asian Pacific Americans, has appointed Duc Nguyen Abrahamson its new executive director.
“APACC board of directors, staff, members, and supporters are excited and look forward to having Duc Nguyen Abrahamson lead APACC into a changing and growing global economy,” says Bing Goei, board chair for APACC. “Ms. Abrahamson’s diverse career experiences, ability to listen and successfully implement strategic plans, will enable APACC to contribute to the success of its members as well as to the success of Michigan’s vibrant economy.”
As the new director, Abrahamson will act as a spokesperson for APACC, manage and evaluate programs, provide leadership to the board and staff, allocate resources, and develop policies and programs.
Previously, she worked in the nonprofit sector for 13 years at organizations including Wayne State University, Walsh College, HAVEN, the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, and the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. She immigrated to the U.S. as an infant and refugee of the Vietnam War.
Abrahamson received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wayne State University.