Jun Zhao, Director
Jun Zhao is a senior manager at a publicly traded company, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. Before this position, Jun was an advisor managing a real estate investment portfolio for a family office from 2018 to 2022. During this period, he gained valuable insights into the real estate and hospitality industries.
From 2012 to 2017, Jun worked for six years in Southeast Asia, advising and investing in mining projects involving gold, oil & gas, iron ore, nickel ore, and potash.
Jun served as the CFO of TLC Beatrice (China), Limited in New York, NY, from 2001 to 2012. Concurrently, he also served as Controller & Liquidation Manager at TLC – LC, Inc. (formerly known as TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc.) from 2000 to 2008. In this role, he managed the closure of Beatrice companies worldwide, maximized returns for shareholders, and gained significant experience.
In terms of education, Jun holds an M.S. in Management Information Systems and an MBA with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Akron, earned in 1999. He previously obtained a B.S. in Accounting from Northland College in 1997, graduating summa cum laude and making the National Dean's List for the 1995-1996 academic year. He was also a member of Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society.
Beyond his professional and academic achievements, Jun holds several licenses and certificates.
Fluent in both English and Chinese, Jun is able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals outside of work. His passions include art collecting, volunteering, and sports, which demonstrate his compassionate nature and commitment to positive impact.
Jun resides with his family in NYC, enjoying travel in his free time.