Atlanta, Oct 9, 2021 – The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-SE chapter hosted its annual awards gala at the Georgia Aquarium. Over 200 community legislators, business, and community leaders participated in the event.
Sheetal Desai, President of USPAACC-SE handed out crystal awards to nine categories of award winners. Honorees were recognized for their impact and contribution to the Asian American business community in Georgia.
Georgia Asian Times is the only ethnic Asian media organization recognized and is honored with the top ten Asian American Businesses in Georgia.
Sunny K. Park is honored with USPAACC SE's Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. He is being recognized for his role model, business ventures, and economic contribution to the community.
Guests and honorees were also treated to a series of cultural performances and dances by local Asian American performing groups.
The list of award honorees based on categories:
Top 10 Asian American Businesses
A. Softpath System, LLC (Ravi Chander, Co-Founder & CEO)
B. Pyramid Consulting, Inc. (Sanjeev Tirath; Co-Founder &
C. VDart Inc. (Sidd Ahmed; Co-Founder & CEO)
D. Ameridial Inc. (Pankaj Dhanuka; Co-Owner)
E. Vital Recover Services, LLC (Kishore Sarogi, CEO)
F. Mission Recruit (Patricia Karam)
G. HEID Success (Preeti Tanwar, Founder & CEO)
H. Global Hotel Group (Subhash “Sam” Patel, CEO)
I. Georgia Asian Times (Li Wong, Founder & Publisher)
J. GoProcure (Raj Verma, Executive & Vice President)
Outstanding Asian Americans
A. Stephanie Cho (Asian Americans Advancing Justice –
B. Jacky Cheng (Ming Foods)
C. Rahul Bali (Political Reporter – WABE Radio 90.1 FM)
D. Kiran Patel
Corporate Advocate of the Year – Paula Washburn (Trane
Corporate Pioneer – Sally Wilson (Aflac)
Chief Procurement Officer of the Year – Wassel Lewis (Aflac)
Corporation of the Year – Truist
Community Leadership Award – Roz Lewis (Greater Women's Business
Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award – Sunny Park
The United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation – Southeast Region is an affiliate of US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC), founded in 1984 national nonprofit, nonpartisan Pan Asian American organization representing Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services.