Oknha Dr. Mengly J. Quach, a Cambodian American educationist, medical doctor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Mengly J. Quach Education, an umbrella for Aii Language Centers (Aii) and American Intercon Schools (AIS), specializing in education, social and community development. Currently, Dr. Quach is an Advisory Member and Vice Chair of Education Technical Working Group, 2019 of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Advisor to the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association, Board of Director of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, Founding Member and Advisor to the Cambodia Investor Club, Board of Advisor of Federation of Education Services in Cambodia, and Founder and Chairman of the Prasethpheap Finance.
Originally from Battambang, Cambodia, Dr. Mengly J. Quach was raised and educated in the United States. Dr. Quach completed his Pre-Med studies at the University of California at Berkeley. He has an MPH in Public Health Practice from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine from the School of Medicine at Spartan Health Sciences University in St. Lucia, West Indies/Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Dr. Quach also complete his medical clerkships at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago and fellowship training in Public Health and IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) with Partners for Development, Maryland, a U.S. based NGO in Cambodia.
Prior to coming to Cambodia in 2002, Dr. Quach was a Professor at Cleveland Chiropractic College in California. After completing his volunteer work as an IMCI & Public Health Advisor with Partners for Development, he held positions as an Associate Professor at Pannasastra University of Cambodia, Vice Chairman of the University Academic Advisory Council, Founding Dean and Associate Professor of Public Health for the College of Public Health at the University of Cambodia before founding the Mengly J. Quach Education in 2005.
Oknha Dr. Mengly J. Quach is well known and recognized for his active involvement in community development in the fields of education, health and social services.
Mengly J. Quach Education has received numerous national and international awards and certificates from different countries and organizations for its outstanding contribution to education, health and social works.
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Mr. Paul Quach is an External Liaison and active member of the board of directors of the Mengly J. Quach Education, which serves as an umbrella for five subsidiary companies, American Intercon Institute, American Intercon Schools, Aii Language Centers, Mengly J. Quach Chinese Language Centers and an online MJQTV.
The eldest of eight, Mr. Paul Quach was born in April 1964, Battambang Province. Like many other Cambodians, he passed his childhood and teenage life in Pol Pot regime before he and his family eventually resettled in the United States in April 1984.
Prior to his departure to United States in 1984, Mr. Paul Quach had engaged in numerous business, jobs and volunteer positions. While attending high school in Battambang province, he founded a business venture, importing products from Thailand to his hometown and Phnom Penh capital. Later, in Khao I Dang refugee camp, he had worked in a Laboratory of UNHCR as an interpreter and translator for U.S. Government-sponsored Joint Volunteer Agency (JVA). In Saang Bataan refugee camp in the Philippines, Mr. Paul Quach volunteered as assistant English teacher and cultural orientation interpreter for new refugees, a well-respected position throughout the camp.
Right after his arrival in the United States, Mr. Paul Quach enrolled and earned a certificate in Legal Secretary from a private college. After graduation, he worked as a teacher assistant in Los Angeles Unified School District. At the same time, Mr. Paul Quach also continued his education in Los Angeles Trade Technical College, where he earned an associate degree in Electronic Engineering Technology in June 1987. After his graduation, Mr. Paul Quach worked in Q-Tech Corporation as an electronic technician. Then in June 1989, he moved to Teledyne Control where he tested and repaired all flight data and the blackbox before he ran his own business in 1993.
Mr. Alex Quach is the Funding Liaison as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Mengly J. Quach Education, which serves as an umbrella for five subsidiary companies, American Intercon Institute, American Intercon Schools, Aii Language Centers, Mengly J. Quach Chinese Language Centers and an online MJQTV.
Mr. Alex was born in Battambang province, Cambodia, in 1967. He was brought up and educated in the United States. He is currently living and working in the USA. Alex had earned work experiences in variety of fields, including but not limited to managing a garment factory, shopping center and retail store chains. He graduated from Trade Technical College, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1989. He is a Certified Professional Food Manager by National Assessment Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA. He is also the owner of the 99 Cent Outlet, a retail store in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Prior to joining the MJQ Education, Mr. Quach worked as a goldsmith for Chain and Charm Co., Ltd., Los Angeles, California. He started his own business venture in 1991 as the owner of A & Q Fashion, Donut King, Super Mercado San Carlos, Daily Donut and 99 Cent Outlet. He also co-owned House of Donuts and S & A One Dollar Store in the US. Besides, he has become a member of the National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington DC, USA, since 2006 and a member of California Chamber of Commerce, California, USA, since 1993.
Mr. Chanthat joined the Mengly J. Quach Education in 2005 as a Sale and Marketing Officer. After that, he was promoted to Assistant General Secretary for Academic in 2009, Head of School History and Personal Assistant to Chief Academic Office in 2009, Senior Clerk in 2016, and Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO In 2017.
With his knowledge, experience and meticulousness, he got promoted to Associate Deputy Chief Operations Officer in 2018. With this position, he oversees organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. Mr. Chanthat is also responsible for legal work, problem solving and employee disputes. He reports directly to Chief Operations Officer and the Founder, Chairman and CEO.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in the field of Accounting in 2007 and has attended many training courses about customer services, strategic marketing, administration, finance and banking etc.
Mr. Sophea M. Lay is the President of the Aii Language Centers.
Mike joined the Aii Language Centers in 2006 as a part-time ESL teacher. Since then, he has been promoted numerous times – from part-time teacher to full-time teacher, to International Relations Officer and TOEFL Administrative Officer, to Assistant Academic Coordinator, to Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, to Campus Director to Vice President and finally to President.
Mike has a wealth of experience in the field of education, having previously been Head of Academics among other roles in a career stretching back to 2001. In those roles, he was responsible for leading all aspects of school operations. He has also successfully established an exchange program with Chichester College in the UK, was an invigilator for the Cambridge ESOL examinations, and established a certified testing center for both Anglia Examination Syndicate and TOEFL iBT.
When he was two years of age Mike’s family immigrated to the United States, where he grew up and was educated. He currently resides in Phnom Penh with his family.
Mrs. Yana Ros is the President of American Intercon Schools
Mrs. Yana Ros was born in 1981 in Phnom Penh. Mrs. Ros received the certificate of Padagogy in Phnom Penh in 2001. In the same year, she was an elementary teacher at Krangtnong in Phnom Penh for a year. After that, she transferred to teach at Porchentong Elementary School and continued her study, majoring in Management at National University of Management.
Mrs. Ros started working for American Intercon School on October 10, 2005 as full time elementary teacher (Grade 5). During 11 years of working at AIS with hard work and determination, she has been promoted accordingly. In 2006, she was promoted to Assistant Principal for Kindergarten and Elementary. Because of the business in the family, she asked to change the position to elementary teacher in 2008. In 2009, with such a great work, she was promoted to School Counsellor. Later in 2010, she was promoted to Principal for Elementary and to Principal for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Elementary in 2013.
Mrs. Ros has given her best at work during 11 years at AIS. She is a highly committed leader who is full of creativity and professionalism. With great appreciation for her dedication and hard work which have contributed significantly to the development and success of the school, she was promoted to Vice President of American Intercon School on March 01, 2017.
Mr. Sovannaroth Vong is the Administration Director.
With this current position, he directly oversees and supports the functions and services in Administrative Department comprised of Administrative Office, Information Office, Admission Office, Office of Registrar and Archive Center. In addition, he helps assist the operations of the Mengly J. Quach Library and MJQE Warehouse. He plays a major role in providing strategic oversight of the Administrative Department and works closely with other offices and departments to support Mengly J. Quach Education’s missions.
Mr. Vong joined Mengly J. Quach Education in 2007 as an Administrative Officer. He was promoted to be Administrative Deputy Director in 2008 and to be Administrative Director in 2011. In addition to his position as Administrative Director, he was also promoted to be Operations/Administrative Director and Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO in 2017 and then to be Senior Administrative Director in January 2018. Finally, he has been promoted to be Assistant Deputy Chief Administrative Officer since January 2018.
He received his Bachelor’s degree of Law at the Royal University of Law and Economic, Cambodia in 2006.
Mr. Nheanpanha holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking from University of Cambodia. In 2013, he has obtained a scholarship from Ministry of Economy and Finance to study ACCA program at CamEd Business School. With a good qualification from accredited school, he started his first professional career as an Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers Cambodia (PwC), one of the big four audit firms in the world in year 2013. During the time with PwC, he has earned extensive experiences in auditing numerous different sectors such as cooperate business, banking, MFI, production factory, non-governmental organization etc.
He joined the Mengly J. Quach Education as an Internal Audit Manager in May 2017. In February 2018, he was transferred to help Finance Department, holding a position as an Accounting Manager and later on from January 2019, he has been promoted to Finance Director to oversee all financial aspects of the company as a whole.
Mr. SamEing Taing is the Director of Information Technology.
He joined Mengly J. Quach as IT Internal Audit Manager in January, 2017. He has now been promoted as Acting Head of Information Technology since July, 2017. Previously, he worked as Information Technology Manager at private company, Internal Audit Officer, and IT Senior Internal Audit Officer at AMK Microfinance Institution Plc.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Cambodian Mekong University (CMU) and a bachelor’s degree in Economic Development from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) in Phnom Penh. Currently, he is studying the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) program. Besides, he has also completed with many short courses related to IT Security programs in the United States such as Usable Security, Information Security and Risk Management, Building an Information Risk Management, and Design and Executive of Information Security Strategy.
Mr. Sovannarith Chim joined the Mengly J. Quach Education Plc. in October 2018 as Procurement
Prior to joining with the Mengly J. Quach Education, he had worked for a number of positions, including
Procurement Officer, Procurement Supervisor, Senior HR Executive, Logistics and Purchasing Manager
and lastly Procurement Manager. In terms of working experience, he has been involved with private
companies for 19 years specialized in Logistics and Procurement.
Mr. Chim graduated a Bachelor Degree of Management Information System, from National Institute of
Management of Phnom Penh in 2002 and has attended many training courses about Human Resources
Management for Non-Human Resource Professional, Cambodian Labor Law, Performance Appraisal,
Integrated Management System ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 and Occupational Safety
and Health, OSH etc.
Mr. Seiha Seng is the Director of Construction & Design.
He joined Mengly J. Quach Education as a Project Director of Construction & Design in May 15, 2018. He was promoted as a Construction & Design Director in November 2018. He has more than 12-year experience in construction and design field working for many different construction companies since 2005 on many projects such as road, bridge, school, apartment, condo, hotel, and hospital.
He received his Diploma of Rural Engineering in 2002 from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineer from Build Bright University in 2006, and Master Degree of Development Management from Norton University in 2011.
Mrs. Chariya Song joined the Mengly J. Quach Education the first position as a Talent Acquisition Manager in November 2016. She has now been promoted as Interim Head of Human Resource in 2018 to look overall management of HR function of Mengly J. Quach Education. She has more than ten-year experience within different industries such as HR / Compliance / Purchasing Supervisor at Garment Industry, HR and Internal Communications Officer at Food & Beverage Industry, and Senior HR Specialist at Telecom Industry.
She has earned Bachelor of Education degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the Build Bright University, Cambodia and Master of General Business from Build Bright University, Cambodia.
Operations Manager, MJQE
Mr. Sopheak Vong is an Operations Manager at the Mengly J. Quach Education Plc. With this position, he directs and coordinates all organization’s operations. He is also responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies. He reports directly to Operations Director.
Mr. Sopheak Vong joined Mengly J. Quach Education Plc. in 2011 as Student Affairs Officer, and he was later assigned to be HR Officer in 2014. In 2015, he was promoted to be Executive Secretary for Chief Administrative Officer and then promoted to be Head Administrative Officer in 2016. In April, 2020, he also served as Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO.
Mr. Sopheak Vong received his Bachelor of Business Administration in the field of Management from National University of Management, Cambodia.
Mr. Piseth Hang joined the Mengly J. Quach Education in early 2018 as Associate Director of Operations. Later, in June, 2018 he was promoted to Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO.
Prior to joining with the Mengly J. Quach Education, he had worked for a number of positions, including high school teacher, lecturer, writer/editor, translator and lastly, Research & M&E Manager for both international and local NGOs for five years. Mr. Piseth Hang has also published a number of educational research papers and reports.
Mr. Piseth Hang graduated a Master of Education, Educational Management and Planning, from Royal University of Phnom Penh in 2011. He also holds a Teacher with Higher Education Degree, Khmer and English, from National Institute of Education (2005) and Bachelor of Khmer literature from Royal University of Phnom Penh (2004). He is specialized in Educational Planning, Education Policy Analysis, Educational Monitoring and Evaluation, Research Methodologies and Software Programs for Statistical Analysis.
Mr. Phirom Say is the Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Mengly J. Quach Education. With this position, he oversees the operations of Aii Language Centers and American Intecon Schools by working cooperatively with the Presidents of those schools. He directly reports all matters to the Founder, Chairman and CEO. Not only overseeing Aii Language Centers and American Intecon Schools, but Mr. Say also works closely with Mengly J. Quach Foundation to conduct charity works for the society.
Mr. Say joined the MJQE family in 2014 as an ESL teacher for Aii Language Center, Mao Tse Tong Campus. In December 2016, he was promoted to Associate Operations Officer in Operations Department. Thanks to his dedication, commitment and diligence, he received numerous promotions: Associate Director of Operations, Assistant Deputy Chief Operations Officer and Assistant Deputy Chief Academic Officer. He now holds the position of Personal Assistant to the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Mengly J. Quach Education.
Mr. Say graduated a Bachelor Degree of Education majoring in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL) in 2013. He was awarded The Most Honest Teacher, Grade A Teacher and Outstanding Teacher during his time as an ESL teacher at Aii Language Center.
Miss Leaphea Sreng is the Executive Secretary to the Office of the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Mengly J. Quach Education (MJQE). She leads a team of secretaries who help her in carrying out her executive roles in the Office of the Founder, Chairman and CEO. As the Executive Secretary, she provides administrative, financial and developmental supports to the Founder, Chairman and CEO and to the Board of Trustees. She works closely with Senior Management and takes part in the corporate-level decision making process; and thereby plays a key role in the overall success of the Mengly J. Quach Education.
She joined MJQE as an Assistant Administration Officer in August 2011. She was promoted to Secretary to the Office of the Founder, Chairman and CEO in April 2013 and in the same year of 2013, she was promoted to Executive Secretary to the Office of the Founder, Chairman and CEO.
Miss Leaphea Sreng graduated from the Royal University of Law and Economics in 2009 in the major of Economics Development. She was born and grew up in Battambang Province where she completed her high school diploma in 2006.