Programs

Asian American Employee/Business Resource Group Leadership

The USPAACC Asian American Employee Business Resource Group (AA EBRG) program is a platform that fosters collaborative support, engagement, and leadership among Pan Asian American EBRGs and members in furtherance of strategic sourcing and supply chain procurement operational excellence.

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Join the AA EBRG program to:

  • Broaden your company’s competitive edge by leveraging your AA EBRG as a tool to translate diversity and inclusion into action and innovation
  • Hear what CEOs and Senior management are looking for when they review the numbers— learn how to benchmark, measure and show that your AA ERG benefits profitability and corporate culture, while establishing that it has garnered the respect from allies within the organization.
  • Learn how your AA EBRG can serve its members, the company, and its customers, by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates and uses its diversity to share ideas, push innovation and create revenue via a pathway to new markets

Co-Chairs

Donald Fan

Donald Fan

Senior Director Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion

Walmart

Donald Fan

Senior Director Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion
Walmart

Donald Fan serves as a senior director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion in Walmart Inc. In that role, Donald has been responsible for leading various functional areas, including strategy development, marketing & communications, analytics, business insights, program design & implementation, and stakeholder relations. Prior to it, Donald worked in Walmart Information System Division with technical and analytical positions.

Donald is also serving as a board director of Confucius Institute of the University of Central Arkansas and board director of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). He is also a member of Catalyst Expert Community, the Leadership Board of Diversity MBA Magazine, and the Business Intelligence Board of the Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

Donald taught college in China before coming to the United States for graduate studies.

Punita Patel

​Punita Patel

Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity

JPMorgan Chase

​Punita Patel

Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity
JPMorgan Chase

Punita Patel is Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity at JPMorgan Chase where she directs the development and implementation of best practices and strategies for diversity in an international, inclusive supply chain.  In this role, she facilitates strategic alliances with business leaders, suppliers, customers and community stakeholders, and is responsible for developing partnerships that promote the use of minority, women, veteran, disabled and LGBT owned businesses company-wide.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Patel’s experience includes managing domestic and international operations in the financial, technology, service, and manufacturing sectors.

AA EBRG Committee Members

AA EBRG Interim Executive Director

Fred Keeton

Fred Keeton

Fred Keeton, Principal & Chief Iconoclast

Keeton Iconoclast Consulting, Inc.

Fred Keeton

Fred Keeton, Principal & Chief Iconoclast
Keeton Iconoclast Consulting, Inc.

Testimonials

“Thank you for offering us an ERG platform where we connected and exchanged thoughts, ideas and practices. Discussions were fruitful and dynamic – good ideas surfaced on connecting ERG, business and supplier diversity efforts.”
Donald Fan, Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Walmart
“The inaugural USPAACC EBRG Leadership Caucus allowed us to exchange ideas and best practices, and to find new ways to amplify our collective voice.”
Punita Patel, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, JPMorgan Chase
“CelebrAsian was extra-special because of the EBRG component. Truly energized to forge through at the formal launch in 2019.”
Estrella Cramer, Global Compliance and Process Auditing, UPS