Executive Management Team
Sung Hsien Chang: President
Mr. Sung Hsien Chang has served as President and director of VGE since October 2008. Mr. Chang is also the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Inter-Pacific Arts, Inc., a subsidiary of VGE, since 2002.
Prior to 1988, Mr. Chang worked at Jun Jung Metal Enterprise in Taiwan. In 1988, Mr. Chang began operations in America by creating JJ International, Inc., an import and trading company. JJ International, Inc. has now been in operations for over 22 years selling indoor, outdoor home furnishing, and home organizer products to retailers throughout the U.S.
Stephen J. Muzi: CFO, Treasurer and Secretary
Mr. Stephen J. Muzi has served as CFO, Treasurer and Secretary of VGE since October 2008. Mr. Muzi is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, treasury and budgeting activities. He is also responsible for ensuring that proper internal financial controls exist and that procedures are in place to safeguard company assets. Mr. Muzi joined VIASPACE Inc. (parent company of VGE) in 2000.
Prior to joining VIASPACE, Mr. Muzi was Corporate Controller of Southwest Water Company, a NASDAQ company with revenues in excess of $100 million. In this position, he was responsible for all SEC reporting requirements as well as Board of Director reporting. He managed the company's line of credit banking relationships, risk management program, internal audit program, income tax requirements and made presentations to investment brokers and analysts. Mr. Muzi was with Southwest Water Company from 1988 to 2000.
From 1985 to 1987, Mr. Muzi was a senior auditor with BDO Seidman, a national CPA firm. Mr. Muzi received his BS degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a Certified Public Accountant.