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Hank Chao

Hank Chao

Vienna, Virginia

Hank Chao is currently the managing director of International Student Exchange Programs at International Leadership Foundation (ILF), where he previously served as director of corporate affairs for many years. Mr. Chao recently retired from Verizon Communication after 23 years of service as system project manager. Currently, he serves as the vice president of the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society. Previously, Mr. Chao  served on the State Board for Community Colleges from 2007 to 2013, serving as vice chair in 2011-2012 and as chair in 2012-2013.  A community college alumnus, Mr. Chao is a former president of the Chinese Student Association at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale Campus, where he attended 1985-1987 after arriving in the United States at age 25. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in business from Johns Hopkins University. In 2013, he was honored with Molina Healthcare’s Community Champions award, which spotlights the good deeds of everyday heroes in their communities.