Board of Directors
Executive Circle New York Chair
Senior Vice President
Starnex Co., Ltd.
YoungMi Park is a strategic marketing and management expert with over 30 years of experience working with major brands, education companies, and new ventures. She has lived and worked on three continents and currently serves as Senior Vice President of International for technology venture Starnex Company, Ltd., where she is developing their growth strategy and seeking capitalization.
In education, her primary areas of focus have been education reform, new initiatives, supplementary education, test preparation services and international. She has served as Chief Marketing and Enrollment Officer at Nations Academy, which was subsequently rebranded as Global Partnership Schools; VP of International Planning and Strategy at Sesame Workshop; and founding Board Member of Inwood Academy for Leadership, an award winning charter school in Washington Heights, Manhattan. She has also worked on a range of consulting and other projects for schools, startups, major players and thought leaders in Pre-K to graduate level education, education reform, and test preparation services.
Additionally, YoungMi has held leadership positions with consumer businesses, such as American Express, where she helped develop and market major new offerings in their then fledgling credit business; Burger King, where she helped standardize operations and accelerate growth in Korea and Taiwan; and Levi Strauss where she turned around an overseas business unit during the height of the Asian financial crisis. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Business School, where she has taught MBA and undergraduate classes in Cross Cultural Communications, Management Consulting, and Executive Leadership.
YoungMi has an AB from Cornell University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.