Resource Global Board

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Tony Chen

Managing Director, Kinyungu Ventures | Chairman/Owner, FDAzilla

Tony founded Kinyungu Ventures, which is an investment and advisory firm focused on early-stage and small businesses in East Africa. He is also the Chairman of Govzilla, a SaaS company he co-founded and led as CEO for 8 years. Tony is also on the Investment Committee for Triphammer Ventures. His first company, Hospital Impact, was acquired by FierceMarkets in 2009. Prior to his start-up days, Tony worked 10 years in various corporate, innovation, and business development roles. Tony earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management.


May Lum

Senior Counsel at McDonald's Corporation

May is an in-house attorney with an American MNC based in Chicago. Her current practice is focused on global technology transactions. Her current outside work involvement includes serving at her church’s Sunday School and sitting as a member of the advisory council of an international evangelistic and missions oriented organization. May was born in and grew up in Singapore. She came to the Lord just before getting called to the Singapore Bar, and several of her family members have since come to the Lord as well. Praise God!


Wayne Pederson

Former President of Reach Beyond and NRB

Prior to Reach Beyond and his work with NRB, Wayne served as vice president for Radio at Moody in Chicago, with 35 owned and operated stations, reaching 1 Million listeners each week, plus 800 radio outlets nationwide. He’s a writer, speaker and air personality for a number of organizations. Wayne graduated from the University of Minnesota and the Free Lutheran Theological Seminary in Minneapolis. He has two daughters, Christy and Michelle and 9 grandchildren, all in Minnesota.


William Adjei, MCR

Managing Director at CBRE

William is a Managing Director at CBRE with over 17 years of advisory, solutions and operational expertise in commercial and enterprise real estate services. He specializes in solving challenges for corporate real estate clients, leading high performing teams, services transformations, technology strategy, and expanding accounts. He currently lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife Kristy and four lovely children. He also enjoys outdoor activities and sports with his family.

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Eden Chen

Co-Founder of Fishermen Labs and Common Foods

Fishermen Labs is one of the fastest growing digital creative agencies in the US while Common Foods is a socially conscious packaged food company. Eden is an entrepreneur at heart. He started off in investing banking and has always been heavily involved in investing in startups and nonprofits. Eden was also recently selected as part of Forbes’ 30 under 30. He and his wife, Carolyn, live in Los Angeles with their daughter Talitha.

Julia Tuthill Mulligan

Marketing, Innovation, & Sustainability Consultant of For the Glory Consulting

Julia has been in senior marketing and sustainability executive with a successful 25-year track record leading brand/category management and sustainability at Fortune 500 consumer products companies including Procter & Gamble, Pizza Hut, Quaker, PepsiCo, Wrigley and Mars. She has been a dear friend to Resource Global over the years. Her husband and five kids live in the Chicagoland area.