Leadership & Partners
Board of Directors
All our board of directors are putting much effort in development of innovative and creative approaches.
| Kevin Hyungmin Lee Chair of the Board and President
Kevin Lee is the CEO of iOttie Inc, a global company that manufactures mobile accessories. He is the founders of the Give Chances Inc. and led the organization as President since its foundation. In 2011, he took up his nonprofit work to support the people in Honduras for religious reasons, but now he expanded his vision to provide educational opportunities to the children of local low-income immigrant families and to create the chances to grow and share in the community. He was born and raised in Kangwon-do, South Korea and moved to USA in 2001. Mr. Lee has earned his second BA degree in Computer science at Baruch College, CUNY, in New York.
| Eric Kang Board member | Vice President of iOttie, Inc
Eric Kang is a Senior Director of iOttie, Inc. a mobile accessory brand headquartered in New York City and one of major sponsoring companies of the Give Chances. He is a graphic designer and has been leading iOttie’s product development process to bring innovation into its consumer products. iOttie has been awarded consecutive CES Innovation Awards for seven consecutive years since 2011. Mr. Kang has joined Give Chances as a director and a founding member and has been one of the most committed supporters of the organization for 7 years. Mr. Kang has his BA degree in Business Communication from Baruch College.
| Sam Lee Treasurer | Director of iOttie, Inc
Sam Lee is a Director at iOttie, Inc., a mobile accessory brand headquartered in New York City and one of major sponsoring companies of the Give Chances. Before his work with iOttie, Mr. Lee was a Strategic Planning Manager for a corporate company for over 10 years. Since starting with iOttie, Mr. Lee has been very committed in his support to Give Chances. Because of his support and dedication, early in 2020, Mr. Lee joined the Board of Directors for Give Chances as Treasurer. Mr. Lee has earned his BA in Statistics from Yonsei University.
| Jimmy Song J.D. Board member | Attorney at Law Office of Jimmy J. Song, LLC
Jimmy Song has been a licensed attorney for 11+ years in New Jersey and New York and is the owner of the Law Office of Jimmy J. Song, LLC. At first he provided pro bone legal services to Give Chances and later joined as a board member of the organization in 2018. He obtained a Bachelor's degree from NYU for economics and political science in 2000, Master of Science from NYU in Real Estate Finance in 2005, and a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School in 2007. Jimmy's primary area of law practice is corporate/business law, employment, litigation, bankruptcy, and municipal/criminal defense.
Partners & Sponsors
As the leading organization, Give Chances Inc. came up with the initial plan of the program and invited local organizations to join and provide opportunities of quality education to the children from low-income families. Each of the four organizations has been serving its community and the population in need, using its expertise and unique perspectives. Each organization will play a special role for the current project.