Meet our FOunder/CEO
Annie Lam, Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Annie V. Lam, principal of the Lam Consulting Group, is a recognized expert in public and nonprofit service. The Lam Consulting Group specializes in governmental affairs, organizational development, and nonprofit management. She is well known for her strategic approach to enhancing and revitalizing organizations.
Several groups she leads have complementary missions with leadership development focus: APIs Mobilize, the League of California Cities Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus, the League of California Cities Women’s Caucus, and the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Institute.
Annie founded APIs Mobilize to build the community power of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders through its statewide educational opportunities. The League of California Cities API and Women’s Caucuses support and advance local elected officials. Of particular note, she was instrumental in helping both Caucuses achieve revitalization goals by strengthening programs, increasing fund development, expanding membership recruitment, and nurturing new collaborative opportunities. And, through the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Institute she helped increase participation of elected and career APIs in government through leadership and professional development programs.
She has served in various capacities in the political arena for over a decade. She has worked in the California Legislature as a legislative aide to Assemblymember Judy Chu and legislative director to Assemblymember Mike Eng.
She is the recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award, the National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs inaugural Forward Award, the Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment’s Partners in Public Service Award, and the California Democratic Party’s API Caucus Rising Star Award.
She 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.