Annie V. Lam, principal of the Lam Consulting Group, is a recognized expert in public and nonprofit service. She is well known for her strategic approach to enhancing and revitalizing organizations.
Of particular note, Annie was instrumental in helping both the League of CA Cities Asian Pacific Islander and Women’s Caucuses achieve revitalization goals by strengthening programs, increasing fund development, expanding membership recruitment, and nurturing new collaborative opportunities.
Annie is very passionate in helping increase participation of elected and career professionals in government through leadership development programs. She began her career working in the California State Legislature and has served in various capacities in the political arena for over 15 years.
As a daughter and sister of refugees from Vietnam, she grew up in neighborhoods surrounded by crime and violence. Her early life experiences molded her passion to drive change to create equal and equitable access to quality education, resources, and opportunities. She has created numerous programs and curriculums to cultivate talents for careers in a broad range of fields in the public and private sectors. Among other extracurricular activities, she serves on the University of Southern California President’s and Provost’s Task Force on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
She is the recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award, Bizwomen Headliner in Non-profit, and APALF’s Woman Warrior Award.
Annie is a doctoral candidate at USC Rossier School of Education with a focus on organizational change and leadership. Annie holds a Master of Public Administration degree with honors and certification in public policy from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from UC Davis majoring in Asian American Studies.