2013 Leadership Awards Gala
May 30, 2013 – Thank you to all of our sponsors and guests who joined us at the UPAC 39th Annual Leadership Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.
Honorary Gala Co-Chairs Frank & Caren Urtasun along with Gala Dinner Co-Chairs Dan & Lisa Hom hosted the evening. Award Recipients included: Corporate Leadership Awardee: Citi Bank & Candice Stephens, EVP, Citibank Market President Individual Leadership Awardee: Tom Hom Business Leadership Awardee: Pie & Sol Roque, El Primero Hotel. The event raised over $230,000 benefiting the UPAC Programs & Services.
2007 Honoree: Mayor Jerry Sanders
2006 Honoree: Bill Geppert, Cox Communications
2005 Honoree: Steve Baum, Sempra Energy
2004 Honoree: UPAC 30th Anniversary
2003 Honoree: Helie Lee, Author of: In the Absence of the Sun
2002 Honoree: David W. Lim, Port Authority Police of New York & New Jersey 2001 Honoree: Ms. Rita Ng, Ms. California
2000, 2nd runner up Ms. America 2000 Honoree: Tess Tom Gerritsen, Author
1999 Honoree: Matt Fong, CA State Treasurer
1998 Honorees: Dr. Yuan Cheng Fung and Scott Oki
1997 Honorees: Charlie Robins and Motoharu Iue
1996 Honorees: Dorothy & Tom Hom, Honorable Lillian Lim, Deborah Szekely and Karin Winner