Dr. Tam T. Nguyen is President of Advance Beauty College serving the largest Vietnamese community with two campuses in Orange County, CA. The leading accredited institution maintains the top manicuring program and has graduated nearly 50,000 students.
Dr. Nguyen is a Professor of Business Management at Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics. His leadership and experience in the community ranges from past Chairman of the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce, current Board member for Project Vietnam Foundation, Garden Grove Community Foundation & Orange County United Way. He was named by the Orange County Business Journal to the OC 500 – a member of the 500 most influential. He serves as an advisor for various leadership committees such as Southern California Edison, the Disneyland Resort, Orange County Transportation Authority and REVLON Professional. He founded the Vietnamese American MBA Association in 2006. Dr. Nguyen has spoken to numerous student/alumni groups including Harvard, Yale, CSUF, UCI, UCLA, USC, Cal Poly Pomona and Chapman. He has appeared on CNN, PBS, BBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, LA Times, OC Register and leading Vietnamese publications. Tam graduated with a MD and MBA.
He favorite role and top priority is being a father to his three children. His wife Christine and their family resides in Orange County, spends time in Little Saigon and enjoys travel adventures, food experiences, quality time with friends and giving back to the community.