Vanessa joins Main Street Launch as the Business Outreach Manager, to support and assist small businesses along the new East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Downtown Oakland, Chinatown, East Lake, and San Antonio. In addition, Vanessa supports Main Street Launch’s business data tracking work.  She is multilingual in English, Vietnamese, and Chinese.
Vanessa holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Decision Science from San Francisco State University. In her last semester, she studied abroad in Taiwan to learn different aspects of doing business in Asian countries. When Vanessa moved to America, Oakland was the first city she lived in, and as a result, she has passion for making Oakland a better city. Vanessa’s long-term goal is to own a small business. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, camping, and doing water activities.