Faculty

Allison Huang – Campus Director

Allison is the campus director of Premier Academy in Arcadia and San Marino. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from University of California, Davis (UCD) and a Master of Science Degree in Economics from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also had an excellent performance in Education Studies at UCD. Allison attended high school in Arkansas, US as an exchange student. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. 

Allison’s motto is “Work Hard, Dream Big.” She has always set her goals high and achieved great results with all challenges she has taken on. She holds the same attitude towards her students in which she instills and mentors on a daily basis. 

Wuu Li – Chairman

Upon graduation, Mr. Wuu worked at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) specializing in business process re-engineering and financial services. He then co-founded Click2Asia in 1999 (a leading Asian online website company) and served as its President and CEO where he was instrumental in raising over 15 million USD and leading a team of over 150 employees throughout the United States, China and South Korea. Mr.Wuu was also former President of aMagazine (the largest Asian American magazine) with world wide distribution and audience. 

Mr.Wuu is active in his community and serves on various advisory boards for nonprofit organizations. He is also the National Chair of the NAAACP (National Association of Asian American Professionals), the executive vice president of the Asian Professional Exchange (APEX), and the national president of the Taiwan Study Tour Alumni Association. 

Mr.Wuu holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems at Indiana University with a minor in Psychology. At his time at Indiana Univeristy, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) and served as President of the Asian American Association. He also spent three summers at Camp Winaukee, one of the leading sports and adventure camps in America, as the director of soccer and social activities.Mr.Wuu also holds special education certificates from Taiwan Normal University in Taipei and also Beijing Language Institute (BLI) in Beijing, China. 

 

Omar Alquaddoomi

Johns Hopkins – BS
UCLA – MS
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Math
Hometown: Pasadena, CA

Kathleen Barron

UCLA – MED
Subjects: English, Math
Hometown: Hollywood, CA

 

Thomas Chun

University of the Pacafic – BS
UC Irvine – MS
Subjects: Chemistry, Math
Hometown: Honolulu, H

Lynne Curry

Columbia University – MS
Duke University – BA
Subjects: English, ESL, Math
Hometown: Berwyn, PA

Sonia D’Souza

UC San Diego – BA
Cal Poly Pomona – MS
Subjects: Math/SAT Math, Economics, Englis

 

Michael Evans

Houghton College – BA
Fuller Theological Seminary – MA
Subjects: SAT English, AP English, PSAT & College Essays
Hometown: Binghamton, New York

Ryan Jones

CSU Northridge – BA
Subjects: English, SAT, ISEE, US World History
Hometown: Burbank, C

 

John Kuykendall

Occidental College – BA
Thunderbird – MBA
Subjects: ESL, SAT, History

Herbert Lee

Cal State LA – BS
UC Santa Cruz – MS
Subjects: Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
Hometown: Pasadena, C

Peter Lieu

UC Riverside – BS
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry
Hometown: Temple City, C

Kimberly Milanovich

Duquesne University – BA
Fuller Theological Seminary – MA
Subjects: English, Math
Hometown: Pittsburgh, P

Laura Reardon

Harvard University – BA
Subjects: SAT English, AP World History, AP English, PSAT, French
Hometown: South Pasadena, C

 

Nadja Sarkin

Regis University – BA
Gonzaga University – MADRGL
Subjects: English
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Hiromi Takano

University of San Diego – BA
Subjects: Math, Biology, Chemistry
Hometown: Arcadia, C

Patricia Wong

 

Dong Hai University – BA
Subjects: Chinese, SAT/AP Chinese
Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan

 

Jennifer Wu

UC San Diego – BA
Subjects: English
Hometown: San Gabriel, CA