Secretary / Program Coordinator
Ms. Mason is an invaluable member of the Meridian Business Legal Investment team, holding the position of Secretary. With many years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she has served as a marketing specialist and coordinator for nonprofit organizations for over 20 years.
Ms. Mason has been an integral part of Dr. Sarah Liew's offices, serving as the secretary. In addition to her role as secretary, she also works as an agent trainer and marketing specialist for all of Dr. Sarah Sun Liew's companies, particularly in the merchant services sector. She has been collaborating with Dr. Liew since 2010, contributing her expertise to the success of the various businesses.
For her educational background, Ms. Mason pursued studies in business management at the University of California, San Jose, and Santa Clara. Her education in business management provides her with a solid foundation to excel in her role and contribute to the overall objectives of the Meridian Business Legal Investment team.
Our Leadership & Broad of Directors
Dr. Sarah Sun Liew
Founder & President
Dr. Sarah Sun Liew is a prominent figure in the business and community development sectors, serving our communities through her involvement in multiple nonprofits and businesses.
As a senior pastor at Global Jesus Mission Church (www.gjesusmc.org), Dr. Liew has been an educator and spiritual leader for over three decades, making a significant impact on the local schools and churches she has been associated with.
In her role as CEO/principal of the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation Inc, a 501(c)(3) workforce nonprofit, Dr. Liew has dedicated herself to supporting education, small businesses, and job creation for more than 30 years. Additionally, she is the principal and professor at MIT University (Meridian Institute of Technology - www.meridianwish.com), where she continues to empower the younger generation through education.
With extensive experience in the real estate industry, Dr. Liew founded and leads Meridian Beverly Hills Realty and Management Inc. (drsarahliew.org), a Real Estate Brokerage & Management Company. Over her 26 years in the industry, she has successfully operated three real estate and finance companies and worked at Berkshire Hathaway Beverly Hills. Dr. Liew's expertise as an investor and broker has contributed to her significant involvement in real estate investment and mortgage services.
Furthermore, as CEO of MPS Merchant Services Group, an I.T. & Global Banking Company, Dr. Liew collaborates with leading processing companies and banks, including Worldpay by FIS (www.fisglobal.com), Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo, First Data Global Payment, and Elovan. Her involvement in the merchant services industry has allowed her to support numerous small business owners and provide essential job training opportunities.
Dr. Liew's commitment to supporting businesses and individuals extends to her role as CEO of Meridian Beverly Hills Investment and Legal Group LLC & Global Investment Immigration (www.globalinvestmentimmigration.org). Through these companies, she offers a range of legal services while championing investment immigration to promote job creation and economic growth in California.
Driven by a passion for American justice and the well-being of future generations, Dr. Sarah Sun Liew invites others to join her in the fight for a better life and the prevention of poverty.
Dr. Sarah Sun Liew's journey and education have shaped her into a well-rounded individual with a diverse academic background.
Born in An-dong, South Korea, Dr. Liew hails from a family of accomplished individuals in fields such as education, politics, defense, and medicine. At the age of 24, she moved to the United States, where she began her journey of community service and professional development.
During the early years of her career, Dr. Liew served as an English teacher, SAT instructor, Sunday school director, assistant pastor, hospital medical staffer, and worship leader for the Christian Business Owners Association. These experiences allowed her to gain insights into community issues, particularly the significance of education and the challenges faced by the less fortunate.
Dr. Liew holds several doctoral and master's degrees, covering various disciplines such as theology, business, law, accounting, education, and public policy. She pursued studies at prestigious institutions, including Harvard Business School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Wharton Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT School of Architecture, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, UC Berkeley, and USC.
Her academic achievements include a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) in international business trade and policy from Pacific State University, postdoctoral Ph.D. degrees in sales, marketing, nonprofit management, and biblical preaching, as well as certifications in political leadership, public accounting, finance, and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Liew also underwent legal training, studied a JD (Juris Doctor) program at Abraham Lincoln Law School and earning credentials as a paralegal and LDA (Legal Document Assistant) from Pacific Law School. Additionally, she studied political legislation at UCLA and computer science law at Harvard Law School.
Furthermore, Dr. Liew obtained two bachelor's and two master's degrees in theology and education from Anyang University and Calvin University. She holds two AAA degrees in nursing from Saint Mother's College and American College USA, and she pursued studies in English literature and translation at YJ University, along with attending several colleges in the USA.
Dr. Sarah Sun Liew's extensive educational background equips her with a comprehensive understanding of various disciplines, enabling her to make informed decisions and effectively address multifaceted challenges in her endeavors.
Abraham J Lee
Vice President & Treasure Program Vice Director
Mr. Lee Jae-Hyun is a valuable member of the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation and holds the position of Vice President. He also serves as the Vice President and Managing Director of Meridian Payment Systems.
In terms of education, Mr. Lee completed his Master of Business Administration at The Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, from 1995 to 1999. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Trade from Pusan University of Foreign Studies in Pusan, South Korea, between 1982 and 1989.
Throughout his career, Mr. Lee has actively engaged in community service and made significant contributions to various organizations. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation nonprofit, a role he has held since August 2015. Additionally, he has served as the Secretary of Global Jesus Mission Church Non-Profit.
In terms of work experience, Mr. Lee has held several notable positions. He serves as the Vice President of the Credit Card Processing Company, MPS Merchant Service Group Inc., and Meridian Payment Systems in Beverly Hills, California. His expertise in this field contributes to the success of the organization.
Moreover, Mr. Lee has assumed the role of Vice President and Professor at MIT University. In the past, he worked as the Manager of the Register Office Distance Education MBA Program at M.U.M. in Fairfield, Iowa. Prior to his time in the United States, Mr. Lee gained valuable experience as the General Manager of DoingIl Chemistry Co. in Pusan, South Korea, from 1989 to 1994.
Mr. Lee Jae-Hyun's extensive experience and diverse background make him an invaluable asset to the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation and Meridian Payment Systems. His dedication to community service and wealth of expertise contribute to the organization's mission and goals.
Attorney Andrew Kim is an esteemed figure who serves as the President of Law Office Andrew K Kim APC and holds the position of trustee and counselor at the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation.
Attorney Andrew Kim's educational background includes a Ph.D. in Religious Philosophy from Claremont McKenna University, which he completed in 2019. He also graduated from Talbot Theological Seminary with a Th.M. degree in the same year. Prior to that, Mr. Kim earned his J.D. degree from Pepperdine Law School in 1996 and obtained a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Claremont McKenna University in 1992.
Throughout his career, Attorney Andrew Kim has actively engaged in community service and made significant contributions in various capacities. He has been practicing law as a lawyer at the Law Offices of Andrew Kim since 1996. Additionally, he has served as the Treasurer of the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation, a 503(c) nonprofit, since 2017.
Attorney Andrew Kim has a notable history of involvement in community and political organizations. He run LA City Major election in 2022, and he secured 10.7% of the vote in the LA City 10 District Councilors election in March 2011. He has also held positions such as Chairperson of the California Small Lawyers Association in 2001, member of the L.A County Drug Committee from 1998 to 2014, Democratic Peace Adviser from 1998 to 2005, and Temporary Judge for the L.A. County Small Claims from 1999 to 2014. He has served as Vice-Chairman of the LA Citizenship Association in 2000, a Presidential Candidate for the Republican Party in California in 2000, Temporary Judge for the Small District Court of Los Angeles in 1999, and President of the Los Angeles Youth Business Association from 1996 to 2000. Additionally, he held the position of Vice-Chairman at the Korean Association of Los Angeles from 1996 to 1998.
With his extensive legal expertise and commitment to community service, Attorney Andrew Kim plays a crucial role in both the legal profession and the Meridian Business Legal Investment Wish Foundation. His diverse experience and dedication to public service contribute to the success of the organizations he is associated with.