Tram Alisa Vo has volunteered for the past eight years with the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). Her journey with NAAAP began when she took on the Employee Resource Group (ERG) chair role for her company. This experience propelled her to significantly contribute to the organization, leading to her positions on the Board of NAAAP Chicago and as Chair of AAGL (Asian American Group Leaders).
She has extensive knowledge in retail banking, employee development, management training, compliance, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). In the early stages of her career, Tram focused on the niche area of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a civil rights law enacted to combat systemic redlining, discrimination, and disinvestment.
After more than two decades in the finance industry, Tram embarked on an exciting career transition, joining Unispace, a global leader in workplace strategy, design, and construction, creating immersive and transformative spaces that cater to the evolving needs of our rapidly changing world. Tram's primary focus in her new role is championing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging across Unispace's global presence, encompassing the Americas, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.
In addition to her involvement with NAAAP, Tram actively advocates for change and volunteers with other non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting undergraduate students of color in the United States and Canada. She consistently seeks to create new opportunities for emerging leaders, empowering them to pave their paths within their companies and communities. Tram humbly describes herself as an unintentional advocate. As a first-generation immigrant child, she has a deep-rooted passion for advocating equality and fostering professional, emotional, and mental growth in today's society. Her current perspective is to inspire and empower generations to "Change the World." Tram wholeheartedly believes in her ability to effect positive change through her professional and personal endeavors.
Board Member; Vice Chair, Asian American Group Leaders (AAGL) Program
Kevin Cooper is currently a residential real estate broker with eXp Realty and a triathlon coach. He has previous experience working with both higher education institutions and large enterprises consulting on selecting IT services and equipment.
Kevin is passionate about both helping people and endurance activities like running and racing triathlons. He has served as a triathlon coach for both Team In Training and Team Brightside which both fundraise for cancer research. He also has gone on multiple Habitat for Humanity Global Villages.
Kevin is excited to join the board for NAAAP-Chicago and bring his passion for growth and helping people to the organization.