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Wayne Lau appointed to MarketShare Board of Directors

Wayne Lau appointed to MarketShare Board of Directors

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Wayne Lau

Lau has been recently appointed to the Board of Directors of MarketShare, a non-profit program which empowers immigrants and refugees to become small business owners of their own mobile food operation. Wayne has been a resident in Seattle since 1956 and is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School. He has a 35 year plus career in commercial real estate lending and small business lending. He was founding executive of a local community commercial bank which had a strong niche and market focus on immigrant entrepreneurs and real estate investors.

Wayne has served as Treasurer and board member of the International District Chinatown Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDPDA). Currently, he is Executive Director of Rainier Valley Community Development Fund and a director on the board of Seattle Goodwill Industries. (end)

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 34 No 13 | 3/21-3/27Comments (0)

Rainier Valley Community Development Fund turns 10 under the watch of new Executive Director Wayne Lau

Rainier Valley Community Development Fund turns 10 under the watch of new Executive Director Wayne Lau

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Wayne Lau

After the previous executive director of the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF) left in 2010, the organization hired Richard McIver to serve as interim director until the end of 2010. The RVCDF then managed to operate without an official executive director until it hired Wayne Lau. Lau has years of banking experience, having worked at Washington First International Bank, which he’ll use to carry forth RVCDF’s loan program. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 31 No 16 | 4/14-4/20Comments (0)

Glitter gala raises $220,000 for Seattle Goodwill

Glitter gala raises $220,000 for Seattle Goodwill

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Seattle Goodwill President and CEO Ken Colling with Seattle Goodwill Board Chair Wayne Lau

On Nov. 9, Seattle Goodwill held its annual Glitter Gala at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. The event raised $220,000, which will benefit Goodwill’s job training and education programs. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 49 | 12/3-12/9Comments (0)

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