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About Meridian Wish Foundation

Our Leadership & Broad of Directors 


Dr. Sarah Sun Liew

Ph.d., D.B.A.

Founder & President

Program Director  

Dr. Sarah Sun Liew stands as a beacon in the realms of business and community development, leveraging her vast experience across multiple non-profits and businesses to enrich communities far and wide.


As the guiding force behind Global Jesus Mission Church, Dr. Liew has dedicated over thirty years to spiritual leadership and education, leaving an indelible mark on the schools and churches she has collaborated with. Her website,, serves as a testament to her commitment and service.


In her esteemed capacity as CEO and principal of the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation Inc, a 501(c)(3) workforce non-profit, Dr. Liew has unwaveringly championed education, small business support, and job creation initiatives for over three decades. Her leadership extends into academia as the principal and professor at MIT University (Meridian Institute of Technology -, where she diligently fosters the intellectual and professional growth of the next generation.


Dr. Liew's prowess in the real estate sector is underscored by her founding of Meridian Beverly Hills Realty and Management Inc. (, where she brings over 26 years of expertise to bear as a Real Estate Brokerage & Management Company leader. Her tenure at Berkshire Hathaway Beverly Hills and the operation of three real estate and finance companies showcase her profound impact on real estate investment and mortgage services.


As the CEO of MPS Merchant Services Group, an IT & Global Banking Company, Dr. Liew orchestrates collaborations with premier processing companies and banks, including Worldpay by FIS (, Bank of America, and others, enhancing support for small business owners and fostering job training opportunities. 

Her leadership prowess also shines through her role as CEO of Meridian Beverly Hills Investment and Legal Group LLC & Global Investment Immigration (, where she not only provides comprehensive legal services but also champions investment immigration initiatives to stimulate job creation and economic growth in California.


Motivated by her profound dedication to American justice and the prosperity of future generations, Dr. Liew encourages collective action in the battle against poverty and for the betterment of life.


Discover more about her initiatives and how to contribute at


Originating from An-dong, South Korea, Dr. Liew's journey to the United States at the age of 24 marked the beginning of her remarkable career in community service and professional advancement. Her early roles as an English teacher, SAT instructor, and in various pastoral and medical staff positions provided her with a deep understanding of educational importance and the challenges faced by underprivileged communities.


Dr. Liew's educational journey is as diverse as her career, with doctoral and master's degrees spanning theology, business, law, and more from prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Her accolades include a DBA in international business trade and policy, postdoctoral Ph.D. degrees in several fields, and certifications in political leadership, public accounting, and entrepreneurship.


Legal education formed a critical part of her academic pursuit, with a JD program at Abraham Lincoln Law School and paralegal credentials from Pacific Law School enriching her legal understanding and capabilities.

Dr. Liew's comprehensive educational background, including two bachelor's and master's degrees in theology and education, alongside studies in nursing, English literature, and translation, equips her with a broad perspective and the ability to tackle complex challenges in her multifaceted roles.


Dr. Sarah Sun Liew's journey embodies a blend of intellectual rigor, professional excellence, and a heartfelt commitment to community upliftment, positioning her as a distinguished figure in her various fields of endeavor.



Abraham J Lee


Vice President & Treasure  Program Vice Director

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Andrew Kim


Head Advisor 


Christina Mason

Secretary / Program Coordinator

Mr. Lee Jae-Hyun plays a pivotal role at the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation, serving with distinction as its Vice President. His responsibilities extend further as he also fulfills the role of Vice President and Managing Director at Meridian Payment Systems, showcasing his versatile leadership capabilities within the organization.


Educationally, Mr. Lee boasts an impressive background, having obtained his Master of Business Administration from The Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, during the years 1995 to 1999. This was preceded by his attainment of a Bachelor of Arts in Trade from Pusan University of Foreign Studies in Pusan, South Korea, a journey he embarked on from 1982 to 1989.

Mr. Lee's career is marked by a steadfast commitment to community service, through which he has significantly impacted various organizations. Since August 2015, he has been a key figure at the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation, holding the Vice President position. His dedication also extends to his role as the Secretary of Global Jesus Mission Church Non-Profit, further exemplifying his commitment to serving the community.


In the professional sphere, Mr. Lee has held several esteemed positions that highlight his expertise and leadership. He is the Vice President of MPS Merchant Service Group Inc. and Meridian Payment Systems in Beverly Hills, California, where his knowledge in credit card processing has been instrumental in driving the success of these entities.


Additionally, Mr. Lee contributes his skills and knowledge as a Vice President and Professor at MIT University, underlining his commitment to education and leadership development. His past experiences include serving as the Manager of the Register Office Distance Education MBA Program at M.U.M. in Fairfield, Iowa. Before relocating to the United States, Mr. Lee garnered valuable experience as the General Manager of DoingIl Chemistry Co. in Pusan, South Korea, from 1989 to 1994.


Mr. Lee Jae-Hyun's comprehensive experience, spanning diverse sectors and roles, renders him an indispensable asset to the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation and Meridian Payment Systems. His unwavering dedication to community service, combined with his broad expertise, significantly advances the organization's mission and objectives.

Attorney Andrew Kim stands as a distinguished professional and an exemplary figure in both the legal field and community engagement. As President of the Law Office Andrew K Kim APC, he brings a wealth of legal expertise to his practice. Further enriching his profile, Attorney Kim serves as a trustee and counselor for the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation, contributing his vast knowledge and experience to further its mission.

Attorney Kim's academic journey is both impressive and diverse. He holds a Ph.D. in Religious Philosophy from Claremont McKenna University, completed in 2019, alongside a Th.M. degree from Talbot Theological Seminary in the same year. His foundational legal knowledge was obtained from Pepperdine Law School, where he earned his J.D. degree in 1996. This was preceded by a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Claremont McKenna University in 1992.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Attorney Kim has demonstrated a profound commitment to community service and has actively participated in political and community organizations throughout his career. Notably, he ran for LA City Mayor in 2022 and garnered 10.7% of the vote in the LA City 10th District Councilors election in March 2011. His leadership and involvement have extended to several significant roles, including Chairperson of the California Small Lawyers Association in 2001 and member of the L.A County Drug Committee from 1998 to 2014. He has provided guidance as a Democratic Peace Adviser from 1998 to 2005 and contributed his judicial expertise as a Temporary Judge for the L.A. County Small Claims from 1999 to 2014.

His engagement with civic organizations includes serving as Vice-Chairman of the LA Citizenship Association in 2000 and as a Presidential Candidate for the Republican Party in California in 2000. His legal acumen was further demonstrated in his role as Temporary Judge for the Small District Court of Los Angeles in 1999 and as President of the Los Angeles Youth Business Association from 1996 to 2000. Furthermore, he contributed to the Korean Association of Los Angeles as Vice-Chairman from 1996 to 1998.

Attorney Andrew Kim's multifaceted career highlights his profound legal expertise and his unwavering dedication to community service. His influential roles and active participation in the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation showcase his commitment to fostering success and providing invaluable support to the organizations he serves. Through his diverse experience and dedication to public service, Attorney Kim significantly enhances the success and impact of the initiatives and communities he is involved with.

Ms. Mason plays a crucial role within the Meridian Business Legal Investment team as the Secretary, bringing extensive expertise and experience from her over 20 years of dedication to the nonprofit sector. Her proficiency in marketing and coordination has significantly benefitted various nonprofit organizations, marking her as a specialist in her field.

Her contributions extend deeply into the operations of Dr. Sarah Liew's enterprises, where she not only fulfills her secretarial duties but also excels as an agent trainer and marketing specialist. Ms. Mason's focus is particularly sharp in the merchant services industry, where her skills have been instrumental to the growth and success of Dr. Liew's companies. Since 2010, her collaboration with Dr. Liew has been marked by a mutual commitment to excellence and progress.

Ms. Mason's academic journey in business management, undertaken at the University of California, San Jose, and Santa Clara, has equipped her with a robust foundation that underpins her professional achievements. This educational background has empowered her to make significant contributions to the Meridian Business Legal Investment team's goals and success, underscoring her invaluable role within the organization.

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