CHANG HOLDING COMPANY
David S. Chang is an award-winning entrepreneur, wealth manager, keynote speaker, author, consultant, and Chairman and CEO of Chang Holding Company. He founded Chang Holding Company in 2010 with its headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii and offices in California. Chang Holding is currently comprised of WealthBridge Inc., WealthBridge Real Estate and Development LLC, Home Care Solutions LLC and The Care for Life Program, GreenTech Pacific LLC, and Pacific West Import and Exports.
David is also the editor of The Art of Thinking SMART, a blog and previously had a finance column in The Star-Advertiser’s weekly Midweek with a readership of over 400,000 people. He has also developed the 4-Step System to Wealth and Financial Freedom with The Art of SMART Money, a Wealth Building Membership Program.
In 2015 David was chosen as a member of InvestmentNews’ 2015 40 Under 40 list of top young advisers and associated professionals in the financial planning industry. He has been featured in Forbes as one of America’s Select Financial Leaders. In 2013 David was selected as Top 40 Under 40 Military by CivilianJobs.com. In 2011, Pacific Edge Magazine selected David as Young Professional of the Year. In 2010, he was selected as the Business Leader of the Year from the Pacific Business News 2010 class of Forty Under 40 in Hawaii. In 2011 he was a finalist for The Business Leadership Hawaii American Savings Bank Business Leader of the Year. He has also been selected as one of the Three Outstanding Young Persons Award by Hawaii Junior Chamber of Commerce, finalist as Top New Business of the Year by Hawaii Business News and honored by the World Chinese Venture Model Association.
David's Wealth Management Company, WealthBridge Inc., was selected as a FIVE-STAR Wealth Manager for the State of Hawaii for 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011, representing the top 4% of Wealth Managers statewide. WealthBridge Inc. was also selected by The National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices (NABCAP) as a Premier Advisor for 2014, 2013, and 2012. In 2012, they were awarded the "Excellence in Customer Satisfaction" Talk of the Town winner, with a 4.5 out of 5 stars rating.
He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Computer Science and holds a Masters in Arts in Political Science from the University of Hawaii and a Masters in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary. In addition, David was selected as an East-West Graduate Degree Fellow and earned a Certificate of Leadership from the East-West Center. He is a guest lecturer at universities in Hawaii.
David is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program. He was selected as the best opportunity growth pitch in the cohort. He received a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from Babson College. David is currently an MBA candidate for the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Executive MBA Program and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) from The American College of Financial Planning. He is an alumni of the American Council of Young Political Leaders, the New Generation Seminar with the East-West Center, and member of the Young Entrepreneur's Council and Founder's Club.
David was commissioned and served in the U.S. Army as an active duty Armor and Military Intelligence Officer. He is a veteran of the Global War on Terror and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served with the 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Battalion 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Battalion 25th General Support Aviation Regiment, and the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. He currently serves as the Vice Chief of Staff of Intelligence in the Hawaii Army National Guard and holds the rank of Major.
David is the Past Chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party and Republican National Committee. He was elected Chairman in 2011 and 2013. At the time he was the youngest in the country and the first Korean-American ever elected. He was a super-delegate for the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. He was selected by Campaigns & Elections Magazine as Hawaii’s Top 10 Influencers of the 2012 Elections.
David has served on numerous boards and advisory committees. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association, Past Chair of the steering committee for the Young Professionals program of The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, and the Community Liaison for Inspire Church, an 8000-member church. David is an accomplished musician, leading numerous church music teams playing the guitar, trumpet, piano, and lead vocals.
For over 30 years he served as Owner and President of National Cycle Accessories, a motorcycle and ATV parts, accessories, and service company based out of Sacramento, California. For years Peter was awarded the service and maintenance contract for the California Highway Police Motorcycle Division in Sacramento.
Peter was also the Owner and President of Lucy's Lavanderia, a laundry service company based in Southern California. He previously worked at Hahn Cycle, one of the first Korean-American motorcycle parts and accessories distributorships in the country.
He is originally from Seoul, South Korea and speaks fluent Korean and helps manage Chang Holding Operations in Korea and China. He is an expert in EB5 financing, green energy technologies, and the import/export wholesale and retail business.
He attended the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), majoring in economics. He served in Republic of Korea (ROK) Army as a Korean Augmentation To the United States Army (KATUSA) with the 8th Army based out of Seoul, South Korea.
He is married to Debra D. Chang and is the father of David S. Chang, and Esther Chang Blair, who is a Graduate and Undergraduate Academy Advisor at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Donna Williams is the Administrative Coordinator for WealthBridge Inc. and Chang Holding Company.
She has extensive experience in managing business operations. She is co-founder of Gemini Lawn and Landscaping, which she helped grow into a multi-state, landscaping design and maintenance corporation in Michigan. She was responsible for all internal functions and contributed to its successful expansion and growth.
After her tenure with Gemini, she left to pursue a degree in Business and Film at Columbia College-Chicago with a concentration in Music Supervision. At this time she founded her own company, Celadon Productions, a video editing and short film production business. Donna’s poetry has been published, recorded, and released on RAW: Recorded Art Words in Chicago. She has worked with musicians across the Chicagoland area in production, promotion, and publishing.
She is highly motivated and excited to meet and work with new people and help meet their needs.
Jonathan Lee is the Information Technology and Network Manager for Chang Holding Company. He is proficient in his knowledge of Networking, Information Systems, and Mobile Technologies. His passion for IT goes beyond the regular scope of computers and tablets.
Jonathan has spent the past 6 years at The Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian's as an IT specialist and on live productions as a Sound and Lighting technician. Eager to provide the best and most prompt support to those that rely on his services, Jonathan is experienced in remote assistance and training that enables him to assist anyone, anytime, and anywhere.
Jonathan is currently serving with the Hawaii Army National Guard as a Signal and IT Specialist for the 29th IBCT. He joined the Guard after graduating from President Theodore Roosevelt High School, where he was a Violinist in the Concert Orchestra and trained for 2 years at the Army JROTC Program.
In 2012 Jonathan competed the Signal Support Specialist training program at The Fort Gordon Signal School of Excellence as a part of the 15th Regimental Signal Brigade, 369th Signal Battalion, C-Company, where he learned to embody the battalion motto "Quality All Ways". Jonathan graduated with Honors in the Top 10% of his class.
To augment his capabilities, Jonathan takes part in a multitude of National Guard Exercise Missions where he provides network-server support and radio communications support that supplies his commanders and officers over him with the best possible "commo" systems and services.
Michael North is a Wealth Management Associate with WealthBridge Inc.
He is a founding member of Pacific Royalties, an investment group founded in partnership with Arthur Lipper, that develops financing vehicles using corporate revenue royalties. He is also an executive at Asia-Pacific Network, which builds trade and investment between America and China, Japan, and Korea.
He is a co-founder of Greenstar, a green energy and media company that installs solar-powered community centers in remote villages in the developing world. He was the original founder and CEO of North Communications, a public access network company that pioneered the use of touchscreens for banks, retailers and government agencies worldwide. He resides near Honolulu, and serves as a strategic business development advisor for growing businesses.
John Hyatt is a highly skilled and seasoned Attorney and Corporate Counsel for Chang Holding Company. His civil practice focuses primarily on the issues facing small and medium businesses, property development, estate planning, business succession, and wealth preservation. In his criminal practice, he has represented clients in hundreds of matters including multiple homicides, aggravated sexual assaults, drug offenses, computer crimes, and serious property crimes.
John graduated first in his class at Hastings College of the Law out of nearly 400 students and was awarded a Juris Doctorate (J.D.). He earned a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) from the United State Military Academy at West Point, New York. At West Point, he was on the Dean’s List (for academic achievement), the Commandant’s List (for athletic and military achievement), and served on the Cadet Honor Committee.
Finally, John was awarded a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the U.S. Army’s prestigious Judge Advocate General’s Schooland Legal Center. John is well versed in business and financial topics. He was engaged by one client to serve as President of a successful start-up.
Under John’s leadership the company secured exclusive contracts with Ingram Micro, the world’s largest IT distributor, grew from inception to over $20 million in annual revenues, achieved a work force of 30 employees plus additional contractors, occupied a 32,000 sq ft facility in southern California, and successfully developed a suite of proprietary software.
John is a member of both the Hawaii State Bar Association and the California State Bar Association. He is also a CFA Candidate with the Association of Investment Management and Research. Finally, John continues to serve his country and the State of Hawaii as a proud member of the Hawaii Army National Guard.
She has over 12 years of experience in the Home Care Industry. Born and raised in Hawaii, Lisa is passionate about home care and helping her clients to remain in the comfort of their homes. As a CNA, Lisa ran her own home care business and prided herself in making sure that each of her clients were treated like family. Lisa’s compassion for her clients ensured that they received the best care possible.
In 2004 Lisa returned to school to obtain her Bachelors in Science, Nursing, and graduated with honors from Hawaii Pacific University. After graduating, Lisa worked as an RN with MasterCare, where she was able to work with medically fragile pediatric patients, before coming on board as Home Care Solutions and Nurses Just for Kid’s Director of Nursing. Lisa’s experiences also includes caring for clients with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Since 2009, Lisa has served at First Assembly of God as the regional youth leader. She also serves on the worship team and with adopt a highway. Her passions also include short-term missions and spending time with her family.
Michelle is an experienced Certified Nurses' Aide (CNA) working diverse health care settings such as private-duty home care, community-based care. and facility-based care. She has also has extensive experience in the customer service industry. She focuses on the importance and value of happy customers. She strives to go above and beyond client expectations, which she's been able to apply while working as a Nurse's Aid at Home Care Solutions LLC.
She is in the process of completing her Associates Degree at the University of Phoenix for Health Care Administration and Medical Records. Her Nurses Aid experience makes her a valuable member of the administration team as she is able to apply her knowledge of the field to making the systems and processes much better for both clients, their families, and employees.
On Michelle's free time she enjoys baking and spending time with her husband and four children.