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Chi Nguyen-Joyner

Contributing Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


Chi-Nguyen-Joyner joined the Willamette MBA as a Contributing Assistant
Professor in 2016.

Chi is a graduate of the Willamette MBA program (2011) and has years of
management experience in entrepreneurial, public service, NGO, and service
organizations. She brings her talents and experience to the MBA for
Professionals program, where she shepherds and guides students through the
process of scoping, researching, and validating their Integrative
Management capstone project. The Integrative Management Project provides a
project-oriented platform where students apply an integrated understanding
of the theory and practice of multiple management disciplines … including
strategy, marketing, finance, accounting, process management, technology,
human resources, and organizational design/behavior … to an organization.

Her professional experience includes being the founder and President of
Auto Medic, Inc. – Mobile Car Care, the founder of Zenchi LLC, the director
of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, and the Interim Deputy CEO
of the Oregon Food Bank. She also serves on the board of directors of
Cherriots, and as a member of the State of Orgon Governor’s Racial Justice
Council – for Disaster and Humanitarian Relief


Willamette University
Master of Business Administration
Coaching and Career Management Certificate
Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise

Oregon State University
Bachelor of Science
Marketing Management
International Management
Visual Arts

Professional Experience

AutoMedic, Inc. - Mobile Car Care
Founder & President
2010 – present

Zenchi LLC
2016 – present

Willamette University MBA
Contributing Assistant Professor
2016 - present

Oregon Food Bank
Interim Deputy CEO
2020 - 2021

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
Executive Director
Interim Executive Director
2018 - 2020

Applied Physics Technologies, Inc.
Management Consultant & Executive Coach
2016 - 2018

Enterprise Holding, Inc.
Business Rental Sales Executive
2005 - 2010

*Current Public Service *

Coalition of Communities of Color
Board of Directors, 2018 – present

Emerge Oregon
Board of Directors, 2018 – present

Previous Public Service

Metro Transportation Taskforce

City of Portland Office of Community & Civic Life

Salem Area Transit District, Budget Committee – Citizen Member

King City, City Council

Washington County Policy Advisory Board

Tigard Intragovernmental Water Board

Portland New Generations Rotary Club, Founding Board & Charter Member

Willamette University

Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

Portland Center

200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.