Elliot Park
(he/him/his)

Elliot Park is the Chief Executive Officer of Shine Electronics; a New York City based family-owned global mobile electronics distributor that has been in business since 1974. Elliot is an award winning, nationally recognized thought leader on mobile technology resale and export distribution. In 2014, as the new CEO, he realigned the business model towards purchasing new and used mobile phones and accessories from the major U.S. telecom carriers. Since then, Shine is now one of the fastest growing companies that services the reverse logistics industry in telecommunications.

Elliot is a nationally recognized business and community leader where he has been an advocate for Asian American businesses at the local, national and international levels. In 2015, he was tapped for his business leadership expertise and participated in international trade policy roundtables on behalf of Asian American businesses to the White House National Economic Council. He was also an official delegate of President Obama’s Official Trade Delegation to the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Small Medium Enterprise CEO Summit in Manila, Philippines. Because of his leadership, advocacy and Shine’s commitment to environmental stewardship, Mr. Park was awarded the 2015 Minority Business Exporter of the Year by the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington D.C. With the success of Shine Electronics over the past several years, Elliot passionately gives back to the community via philanthropic giving and by serving on various leadership boards in the greater NYC region to include the Long Island City Partnership and the Queens Museum. Elliot is actively involved with not-for-profit organizations that are focused on education, social services, civic engagements and the environment. The Korean American Family Service Center awarded Elliot with their 2018 Vison in Action Award for his long standing support for Korean American family immigrants.

In 2015, Elliot was a recipient of the Top 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business Development Center. As an active contributor to the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies, he has sponsored summer internships for students with a passion for politics and public policy. Elliot holds a BA in Telecommunications Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

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