717 60th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Yong Chen, MBA, CLF®
Yong was born in Nanchang, China. After he got his B.A. degree from Zhejiang University in1988, he became a news reporter for major television network. He continued his journalist career with Sino Vision Inc, New York after he immigrated to U.S. in 1991. Yong’s interest in the financial industry rooted from his experience of covering financial industry news. In 1994, he began to study his MBA program in Baruch College, and in the mean time, worked for the Commission on Human Rights of New York City government as a specialist with its Community Relationship Bureau.
Yong achieved his MBA degree in 1996, and became a sales rep for a major insurance company. Through his hard work, he was promoted to Recruiting Manager in 2000, and marketing manager in 2001. In 2002, Yong took the challenge and became the Agency Director to rebuild a detached office in Brooklyn, New York. He achieved Management Leaders Conference status in 2002 and as one of the Top 25 Agency Directors in 2003.
In December 2006, Yong became a Partner of the Long Island General Office. He achieved the New York Life 2007 Gathering Eagle Award, the Northeastern Agencies 2007 Recruiting Legend Award, and the 2007 Top Gun Award. In 2008, Yong qualified in the Top 50 Partners Award and ranked number 15th in the entire company. He also achieved the Gathering Eagle Award as well as the Recruiting Legend and the Top Gun Award in 2008. Yong has been the number 1 recruiter in New York Life's Chinese Market in year 2007, 2008 and 2010. He was promoted to Senior Partenr in September 2009 with 10 council qualifiers in his unit. Currently, Yong and his team work at Chang Cheng (Great Wall) Sales Office in Brooklyn, NY.
He and his wife Lucy live in Brooklyn with their children Kevin and Kelly.
Hong Pian (Emily) Liu