Leadership

Our Leaders

Susan Au Allen

National Headquarters, CEO & National President

Susan Au Allen came to the United States from Hong Kong on an invitation from the White House in recognition of her volunteer work for people with disabilities. She received her Juris Doctor from the Antioch School of Law and LL.M. in International Law from Georgetown University. During her 17 years with Paul Shearman Allen & Associates of Washington, DC and Hong Kong, she became nationally recognized for her work on immigration, international trade and investment.

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1329 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-5221

Kirby Wu, AIA, LEED AP

Northeast Region, President

A licensed architect in numerous states with over 20 years of building industry experience, Kirby Wu brings a unique blend of design and construction knowledge to the Wu & Associates design-build practice.After graduating with honors from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture and Industrial Management, Kirby worked as a Project Architect for a prominent design firm prior to joining Wu & Associates in 1996. He advanced to Vice President after obtaining a Master of Business Administration degree from Cornell University, and became President in 2010. Through Kirby’s leadership, Wu & Associates has grown its design and construction portfolio to provide services nationally, and to specialize in the areas of LEED sustainability and historic preservation.

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100 Gaither Drive, Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 242-2810

Ravi Chander

Southeast Region, President

Ravi Chander, strategic visionary and thought-leader, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Softpath System, a leading IT staffing solutions provider and technology consulting firm located in metro Atlanta. Chander creates and drives the company’s vision with a key focus around job creation and helping clients win in the global marketplace.

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3985 Steve Reynolds Blvd, Bldg C
Norcross, GA 30093

​Krishna Bansal

Midwest Region, President

Krishna Bansal is an entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience in business, finance and technology. He is the President and CEO of Q1 Technologies, Inc., a technology and services company that he founded in 2002. Headquartered in Aurora IL, his company has worked with educational institutions, governments and fortune 500 corporations with complex technology and improving global operations.

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500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 273-5000

Grace McDermott

Southwest Region, President

Grace McDermott is President of USPAACC Southwest Region, based in Dallas, Texas. Grace is an advocate, role model, and mentor for women and Asian Americans in Dallas business and the larger community. She has best served Asian American communities through various leadership roles and by giving them a voice and presence on mainstream boards and community associations.

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711 E. Lamar Blvd, Suite 103A
Arlington, TX 7601
(682) 323-5869