“A person goes fast, a team goes far”. The Y.E. board consists of seven extraordinary individuals with outstanding leadership, long-term vision and caring social responsibility. Believing in power of connection and unity, they have officially formed the Young Elite Vancouver Business Association in 2018 and dedicated their times to do something great together with the Young Elite Members in Vancouver.
Jerry Y. Wang | 王悦
President & Co-Founder
Jerry Wang is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Commerce Degree in 2013 where he specialized in Finance and Marketing at the Sauder School of Business. In school, he was active with student run clubs where he served as the VP of Events at Global China Connection UBC Chapter.
Upon graduating from UBC, Jerry started his Real Estate Career where he helps his clients trade real estate both for self-use and for investment purposes. He is award-winning Realtor in 5 consecutive years and he was nominated for the 30 under 30 real estate agents in Canada on the Canadian Real Estate Professional Magazine in 2016. He started working with Macdonald Realty from 2016 and now he takes on leadership roles as a mentor to new agents and as a leader in a Macdonald Master Mind group of 9 highly productive agents. He enjoys working with people and helping them to achieve their real estate goals.
Outside of his work, Jerry always seeks for opportunities to contribute to the community. In the past 4 years, he and his brother Kevin have organized fund raising events, career workshops in UBC and large professional networking events. His hobbies are traveling, snowboarding, golfing and reading.
Kevin K. Wang | 王凯
After graduated from UBC in 2013, Kevin has dived in the Real Estate industry and started in the luxury rental business. For a consecutive of three years, Kevin was the top leasing agent in the firm. After joining Macdonald Realty Group in 2016, Kevin decided to start his own rental management team and currently manage a portfolio over $200 million worth of investment properties and has grew more than 100% over the year of 2018. On the sales side, Kevin and his twin brother Jerry has also achieved the top Five Agent Team at Macdonald Realty in 2017 and had transacted about $100 million value of real estate.
As Chinese immigrant, Kevin believes in speaking the local culture and building international bridge in business. With his long-term vision, authentic approach and team work philosophy, Kevin constantly attracts talented partners and loyal clients.
Apart from business, Kevin also loves travel and enjoy outdoor sports such as golfing, fishing, diving, hiking and etc.
Michael X. Bi | 毕晓鲁
Michael has been in Canada for 18 years and completed his post-secondary education on Vancouver Island. He is bilingual and fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Michael has spent the past 12 years working in the banking industry, and has experience with two of the largest banks in Canada. He has held various positions throughout his banking career. He was the recipient for top national award in 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, recognized by both financial institutions he has worked for. During his most recent employment, Michael was the authorized spokesperson who was regularly invited to television and newspaper interviews. He was also a serving member of national mortgage specialist advisory board and holds professional designations of “Personal Financial Planner (PFP)” and “Associate Institute of the Canadian Bankers (AIBC)”
Michael Joined Fanson Capital Group in March 2018 as Managing Director and Partner where he brought with him extensive industry knowledge and expertise. He is responsible for providing leadership to the team while overseeing the overall strategies along with other partners for sustainable growth of the company. Michael also serves as the Director and General Partner at Fanson Capital Venture Capital Corporation (VCC).
Currently, Michael sits as a director of the Board of “Canadian Mortgage Broker Association BC” and holds directorship at a BC business council which promotes product, services and opportunities for Canadian businesses.
Yue Fan | 范玥
Yue Fan came to Canada in 2003 and completed MBA from University of Alberta, specializing in Finance. Yue started his banking career in ATB financial and later moved to CIBC imperial service as senior financial advisor. Yue received various awards and recognitions during his banking career.
After 10 years of experience working in real estate financing and financial advisory, Yue co-founded Fanson Capital Group. Yue is also actively involved in building and servicing communities, and is the founder of Alberta Chinese Alumni Association, a nonprofit organization committed to reconnect Chinese graduates from University of Alberta.
Alex Wang | 王滨
Alex is a restauranteur, the Executive Director of Peninsula Group. As an immigrate, Alex moved to Vancouver with his family in 2009 and graduated from SFU in 2013. In 2013, Alex opened his first restaurant in Vancouver, Peninsula Seafood Restaurant at Oakridge Mall Center.
In his life philosophy, Alex always strive to deliver the flawless dining experience for his valued customers. Over the last five years, the restaurant has been highly recognized and awarded multiple times for “The Best Fine Dining” and “The Best Service” in Greater Vancouver. As millennium entrepreneur, Alex has truly set a benchmark for fine Chinese dining experience and his restaurant is well-recognized in Vancouver.
Aside from work, Alex is a father of two lovely sons and enjoy his family time. For community involvement, Alex is also the youngest Director and Vice President of Chinese Benevolent Association. Alex values in empathy, integrity and social responsibility which always urge him to participates and initiate varies community services and charity events.
Max Meng | 孟凡甲
Max Meng is the founder of Guangson Group, an education and immigration strategy consulting firm. After spending more than a decade working in this field, Max leads Guangson Group grew into the industrial top one by running eight offices across Canada and China, managing over 100 staff and serving 6,000 clients annually.
Max was known as an optimistic and determined entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist, but he describes himself as an adventurer. Within the past ten years, Max promptly builds the vision and pushes the business boundaries to various industries through acquisition, equity investment and resources integration. His business domain includes marking strategy firm, capital investment group, textile trading company, education institution, and real estate agency. Max serves as a role model for young entrepreneurs start businesses in Vancouver, and he has been frequently invited by local television and newspaper to share his story.
Among all the responsibilities, Max thinks social responsibility is the key, he truly believed a good society will be built when people are supporting and empowering each other.
Peter Liu | 刘博淳
Peter is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Partner at Kaushal & Company, Canadian & US Tax Advisors. After graduating from Sauder School of Business at UBC, Peter articled with a local CA firm and obtained his CA designation in 2011.
In 2016, Peter finished CPA in-depth tax course and obtained the tax specialist certificate. Peter provides accounting, assurance, taxation and business advisory services to owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals. He has particular expertise in the areas of company structure reorganization, acquisitions and sales of business, estates and trusts, and the preservation of wealth through strategic tax planning.
Outside of his professional life, Peter enjoys volunteering, travelling and spending time with his family.