From left to right: Michael Crusa, Board Chairman of Valley Leadership, Christy Moore, Executive Director of Valley Leadership; Dr. Tony Lee, ACEL Board Director; Dave Bolman, Chair of VL Leadership Institute


(PHOENIX, AZ) –The Asian Corporate – Phoenix Chapter is proud to announce its leader, Dr. Tony Lee, member of the Board of Directors, graduated from the Valley Leadership Institute Class 34 on June 8, 2013.

For the past 34 years, Leadership Institute has been Valley Leadership’s legacy program. Each year, 50 individuals are selected through a competitive process to participate in the nine-month institute, starting in September and ending in June. Many Valley corporations and organizations view Leadership Institute as an affordable and highly effective leadership development program for their best and brightest employees—those who they see as future leaders within their organizations. The institute offers increased awareness and understanding of our community, leadership skills development, cultivation and opportunities for engagement and a broader network of personal and professional relationships.

Dr. Lee’s accomplishments will be celebrated at the annual Asian American Pacesetters Award Ceremony and Reception.

· Friday, July 12 from 5:30 to 8p.m.

· Henkel Headquarters, 19001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

· FREE for members; $20 for non-members

· RSVP by Wednesday, July 10 to


ACEL’s vision is to be the proving ground for North American Asian Professionals, forging leaders of tomorrow through professional development, cultural awareness, community service and mentorship. To learn more about our member benefits or if you would like to join the ACEL family visit