Japan America Society of Southern California

   Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909

Board of Directors


Mari Miyoshi Chairwoman
Sumitomo Realty & Development (USA) Inc.

Frank Eguchi Co-Vice Chair

Assistant Director, Automotive Systems Group  
Panasonic Automotive Systems Co. of America

Vivien Usui Treasurer
Partner, Audit Services (Ret.)

Christopher Patay Counsel
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Chiho Kelly Secretary

Managing Director, Assurance Services

Japan Business Services

Ernst & Young LLP


Donald P. Baker Chairman Emeritus

Kenichi Fukumura

Chief Executive Officer 
DBJ Americas Inc.

Glen I. Hamakawa Chairman Emeritus
Partner (Ret.)
Ernst & Young LLP

Terry S. Hara Chairman Emeritus

Deputy Chief (Ret.)
Los Angeles Police Department

Nancy Woo Hiromoto Chairman Emeritus
Vice President
N. F. Stroth & Associates

Tetsuya Ishida
Deloitte Tax LLP

Hironori Kobayashi

Director, Administration, The Americas

General Manager, L.A. Office

ANA / All Nippon Airways, Co., Ltd.

Taketoshi Michael Maekawa


Graciela Meibar
Coaching. Consulting. Inspiration.

Kenichiro Mizoguchi
General Manager, Hitachi Corporate Offices, D.C. & L.A.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Douglas Montgomery Immediate Past Chairman
Global Connects

Hisao Nakamura

Vice President & Regional Manager, Southwestern Region, USA 
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

Tomoki Nakatani
Head of Japanese Corporate Banking West
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Masahiro "Max" Oya

President & CEO 
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.

Edward Perron Chairman Emeritus

Firm-wide Managing Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Joseph C. Portillo Chairman Emeritus
Managing Director & Treasurer
Fiduciary Trust Company International

Yukuo Takenaka
President & CEO
Takenaka Partners LLC

Masahiko Yamamoto

Senior Vice President, General Manager of Los Angeles Branch 
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

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