Deborah F. Ching, Cathay Bank Foundation

TITLE: Co-Chairman

FUNDING AREAS: Financial literacy, housing, mental health, public health, workforce development, K-12 education, college readiness, literacy, community development

CONTACT: (626) 279-3876

PROFILE: Deborah F. Ching is Co-Chairman of the Cathay Bank Foundation (sharing the duty with Peter Wu, who also serves as Chief Executive Officer and President). Ching's bio for Center for Courage & Renewal, another board on which she serves, reads:

Deborah F. Ching, M.P.A., is principal of the Nonprofit Consulting Group, providing organizational development, training and leadership transition services to the nonprofit sector. Over her career, she has served as executive director and CEO of organizations providing health and human services, as well as philanthropic organizations. In addition to her consulting practice, she teaches nonprofit management in the Master in Public Administration program at California State University, Northridge. She has served on numerous boards, civic committees and commissions. Currently, she is on the board of the Cathay Bank Foundation, and a member of the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission of the California State Bar. She holds a B.A. from U.C. Los Angeles and an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California.