From left to right: Frank McCune, Executive Director of Valley Leadership; Jason Wong, ACEL Chairman of the Board; Dave Bolman, Chair of VL Leadership Institute

Phoenix, ArizonaThe Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL) is proud to announce its leader, Jason Wong, Chairman of the Board, graduated from the Valley Leadership Institute Class 33 on June 2, 2012.

For the past 33 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.

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

• Friday, July 6 from 5:30 to 8p.m.

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

• $10 for members; $25 for non-members

• RSVP by Tues, July 3 to Kathy Huynh at:

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