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Councilmember Samuel Kang

Education:

  • Advanced Project Management (2014) Stanford University
  • M.B.A., Finance Azusa Pacific University
  • M.S., Applied Computer Science Azusa Pacific University
  • B.S., Chemistry U.C. Irvine
  • A.S., Fire Technology Rio Hondo College
  • Paramedic Training Kern County EMS

Experience:

  • Successful Entrepreneur
  • Management in a Fortune 500 Company (Fortune 17 Company)
  • Reserve Firefighter (Experienced in Local, County, State level Gov.)
  • Past Duarte Economic Development Commissioner
  • Member of the Duarte Chamber of Commerce (Past Ambassador)
  • Past Business Owner (Roasty Toasty Chicken, Duarte)
  • Managed Tough Fiscal Situation ($6 Million Budget)
  • Managed Adjacent County Emergencies (Fires, Floods, Wind Storm)

About Sam and his Family:

Samuel, Ranee, Aiden (2 1/2 years old), Yasmina (9 months old) and their little dog "Baabie Kat", have a vested interest in seeing the City of Duarte become one of the best cities to raise a family. This can be accomplished by being proactive with economic development to increase city revenue, supporting existing businesses, and developing both a Biotech Corridor and a 4 or 5 Star Hotel by the Gold-line Station. We also need to attract jobs for the 21st century; increase public safety; beautify our city, improve our public schools and provide classes that are relevant to future emerging fields.

Sam believes the constituents’ vision is Sam’s mission. He is much honored to have the voters trust in him and he will be accountable to move Duarte forward.

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