It was a bittersweet Holiday celebration as ELAC President Marvin Martinez and members of ELAC Foundation Board of Directors said fair well to long time community philanthropist & member of ELAC Foundation Board of Directors Marshal Chuang during ELAC foundation’s Holiday Party. Marshal Chuang has been an active community and business leader for over 40 years. After earning his bachelor’s degree from the prestigious National Taiwan University, Mr. Chuang came to this country in the late 1960’s where he furthered his educational pursuit with an MS from the University of Missouri.
His entrepreneurial spirit then led him to build several successful businesses covering an array of different fields. His endeavors have encompassed a Burger King Franchise, TV and Electronic retail store, a motorcycle dealership, automotive dealership, and private pre-school institute. A firm believer in giving back to the community, Marshal actively volunteered and led multiple community and civil service organizations.
He served as President of the Alhambra Chamber Commerce; as a board member of the USC School of Pharmacy Board of Counselors; board member of Cal State L.A.’s Asian Support Group; Chairman of the City of Alhambra’s Sister City Committee; Commissioner of the Economy and Efficiency Commission; Commissioner of Quality and Productivity Commission for the County of Los Angeles; board member of Alhambra Hospital; board member of the Salvation Army of San Gabriel and recently as a board member of the East Los Angeles College Foundation. He was awarded the Outstanding Business Man of the Year by the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce in 2007 (a lifetime service award). Marshal has two children and two grandchildren and has resided in Southern California since 1975.