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Hyepin Im

Founder and President Korean Churches for Community Developmont


Ms. Hyepin Im is the Founder and President of Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD), a national intermediary helping faith-based and community based organizations build capacity in economic development work. Under her leadership, KCCD has fostered over 200 partners ranging from the White House to fortune 500 corporations. Key initiatives include work in foreclosure counseling, homeownership, nonprofit and leadership development, and workforce development.

She also serves as a U.S. Presidential Appointee on the Board of Corporation for National and Community Service, the country’s largest funder of service and volunteerism. Ms. Im is a frequent speaker who has been on “CNN,” “Los Angeles Times,” “Washington Post,” and “NPR,” and at numerous conferences including the White House, U.S. Department of Labor, Christian Community Development Association, and Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

Her previous work includes venture capitalist for Renaissance Capital Partners, Sponsorship Manager for California Science Center, and Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young. She has a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley, M.B.A. from USC, and MDIV at Wesley Theological Seminary. She has also served on state commissions appointed both by Governor Gray Davis and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She currently serves on the Sheriff Executive Clergy Council and is Co-Chair for Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Interfaith Committee for the Empowerment Congress.