Toastmasters Society




Anthony Cardenas


Anthony Cardenas is from San Francisco, California and obtained a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis. After graduation, Anthony worked as a management and strategy consultant for small businesses in the Bay Area in various service industries. He is currently in the 20-month MBA program at Graziadio School of Business and Management. While at Pepperdine University, he hopes to bridge the cultural gap between East and West by way of extracurricular involvement, including his role in Toastmasters. Following graduation from Pepperdine, Anthony plans to start a career in venture capital or private equity. In his spare time, he trades stocks and enjoys classic kung-fu cinema.



Lihong Ni

Vice President of Membership

Lihong Ni is a 2016 MSAF student in Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School. Prior to Pepperdine, Lihong finished her bachelor's degree in Zhejiang Sci-tech University and majored in Finance. During this time, she interned at Hang-tang Wealth as a trainer for promoting funds. Lihong loves travelling, watching movies with friends and now she is preparing for the CFA test. After graduating from Pepperdine this August, Lihong plans to start her career in California as a financial analyst..




Sean Kumar

Vice President of Education

Sean Kumar is currently working as the Career Counselor for the Master of Applied Finance program. He obtained his BS in Business Marketing from California State University Dominguez Hills, where he went on to earn an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. He ran his own business for a few years, then went on into public accounting. After gaining corporate experience, he found his passion helping students reach their potential. Sean believes that Toastmasters is truly a fundamental training to be a successful leader in the future.


yingshiYingshi Liu

Vice President of Membership

Yingshi is a 2-year MPP student at Pepperdine University's Public Policy School. She received her undergraduate degree of Administration and Politics from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. Before attending Pepperdine, she worked as a researcher of CHARLS project in Peking University for three months gathering comprehensive statistics from targeted audience, which equipped her with strong analytical ability to deal with complicated political problems and issues. Then she also worked as an intern in Guangdong provincial federation of trade union working on policies and regulations for local workers. She also serves as an officer in Career and Development department in CSSA. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a position in Marketing or human resource in technology or Internet companies.


Hui Ern (Lavyne) Liew

Vice President of Public Relations


Menglu (Cici) Chen

Vice President of Events


chloeChenyuan (Chloe) Wu

Sergeant at Arms

Chenyuan Wu (Chloe) is currently a student in Master of Science in Global Business (MSGB) with a concentration in Operations Management. She earned her undergraduate degree in International Business and Marketing with a minor of Technology Operations Management. She is currently working as an assistant event planner for weddings with Lifetime Creation. With an interest in improving the work of progress and technology, she hopes to obtain an operations management job in the technology industry.


Tianli Xu



Zehua (Paul) Zhao



xiaoXiao Ling

Marketing Co-Director of WeChat

Xiao is a current student of Master of Science in Applied Finance at Graziadio school, concentrating in investment. Prior to Pepperdine, she completed her bachelor degree at University of International Relations, majoring in economics. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue a financial analyst position in USA. She likes travelling, playing sports and making friends.