Lewis Laskin, President
Mr. Laskin is an experienced immigration, education and financial consultant from the Washington, D.C. area. Mr. Laskin oversees the overall operations of the Regional Center and spends a significant amount of time based in Asia. In the past, Mr. Laskin has presented at a number of conferences and events in China focused on EB-5 investments. He was also a member of the Prince George’s County-Washington, D.C. Economic Trade Delegation that traveled to China with County Executive Rushern Baker and former Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. Previously, Mr. Laskin served as a software engineer at the Washington Post’s WaPo Labs. Mr. Laskin is also proficient in Mandarin Chinese.
M. Kate Weaver, Senior Vice President
Ms. Weaver received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Maryland in 1988 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. She oversees all administrative and financial functions of the Regional Center. Ms. Weaver is also the President of Fifth Management & Consulting, Inc., where she oversees the management and financing of extensive rental real estate holdings. Ms. Weaver also serves as Vice President of Fifth Properties, Inc., a real estate development and investment company.
Eric Zhu, Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Zhu holds a Bachelor's degree in International Business & East Asian Studies from University of Missouri. He also serves as a liaison for overseas representative companies and student associations throughout China and the USA. As for his cultural interest, he is currently serving as the Director of Business Development for the Biennial DC Chinese Festival.
Brooke Ma, China Regional ManagerBrooke Ma has a BA in Hotel Management from Shannon College of Hotel Management in Co. Clare, Ireland. She is a former reporter for China Daily, China's National English-language newspaper, and has 7 years of experience in international management positions across Europe, Africa and the United States.
Connie Shen, China Advisor and Liaison
Ms. Shen has a Master’s degree in International Studies from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She is liaison for overseas representative companies throughout China and Taiwan.