Choi Hong Lee & Kang LLP

While “CPA” is Soh Yun Kang Park’s job, her purpose in life is so much greater and she has been steadfast in her dedication to make a difference in the lives of so many, particularly in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles. Park immigrated to the United States upon finishing university in Korea in 1999. While she was armed with an engineering degree from the prestigious Korean University, she faced obstacles and challenges upon her arrival in the United States, where her degree was not respected.

She swallowed her pride and made the decision to put engineering aside. She shrewdly realized that accounting is a field where her knowledge could be immediately implemented in the workplace allowing her to work and study simultaneously. And, of course, her math aptitude and engineering background have served her well.

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