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Hank Chao

Hank Chao

Vienna, Virginia

Hank Chao, of Vienna, is a project manager at Verizon Business, where he has been since Verizon merged with MCI in 2003. He also owns a restaurant in Chinatown in the District of Columbia.  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. He was recently honored with Molina Healthcare’s Community Champions award, which spotlights the good deeds of everyday heroes in their communities.