The Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL) is honored to announce Mr.Rodney Hu as the co-emcee for the 2019 ACELebration Gala on Saturday, January 12th at the Double Tree Resort in Scottsdale.

Rodney s a 2nd generation Arizona native that graduated from Marcos de Niza High School, in Tempe, before going on to earn his Bachelor’s in Finance from Arizona State University. Rodney spent 8 years on Wall Street as an investment analyst for various firms such Bear Wagner Specialists, Bear, Stearns & Co., Goldman Sachs, and Cantor Fitzgerald. Currently, he is the Owner / Operator of the infamous Yucca Tap Room in Tempe and also manages several commercial retail and residential rental properties. He is a founding member of the Arizona Distilling Company, a Tempe-based micro-distillery that produced the first locally distilled spirits in the Phoenix metro area since prohibition.

Over the past 10 years, Rodney has been involved in several cannabis startups and licensed partnerships in Arizona. He also helped launch popular brands such as Vital Infusions and Grand Daddy Genetics and worked with state and local regulators to allow extractions in the state. Rodney was named one of the top 100 tastemakers by the Phoenix New Times and serves on several boards including the Tempe Sports Authority Foundation.

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019
5:00 p.m. Registration/Silent Auction/Reception;
6:45 p.m. Dinner

Where: Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
5401 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Ticket Price:
$ 85.00 Member Early Bird rate – available til 12/31/2018

$125.00 Non Member Early Bird Rate – available til 12/31/2018 (Click HERE

$150.00 General Admission Rate – after 12/31/2018 (Click HERE)

Attire: Business professional/Semi-formal.

All tickets are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2019 to guarantee your seat. Corporate Tables are available, please inquire for more info.

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Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders will use the proceeds from this event to support our mentorship and leadership development programs.