Oknha Dr. Mengly J. QuachFounder, Chairman and CEO
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 5 subsidiary companies, American Intercon Institute, American Intercon Schools, Aii Language Centers, Mengly J. Quach Chinese Language Centers and an online MJQTV, specializing in education, finance, social and community development. Currently, Dr. Quach is an Advisory Member of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Advisor to the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association, and Board of Directors of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, Founding Member of an Advisor to the Cambodia Investor Club, Founder and Chairman of the Prasethpheap Finance and Founding Member of Lotus Radio.
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.
- The Humanitarian Oknha of the Year for 2018, Sabay News, Cambodia, 2018
- The Five Greatest Humanitarians of the year 2017, Sabay News, Cambodia, 2017
- Business Leader of the Year 2016, Business Cambodia, December 2016 issue
- Business Leader of the Year 2015, Business Cambodia, December 2015 issue
- The Five Greatest Humanitarians of the Year 2015, Sabay News, Cambodia, 2015
- Education Partnership Leader Award, by Worlddidac Association, Welddidac Asia Conference 2015, Hong Kong,2015
- Certificate of Excellence for Remarkable Achievements in Championing Youth Education and Development by Youth Star Cambodia, Cambodia 2013
- Young Eminent and Overseas Chinese of the Year, by Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
Sotheary HemChief Operations Officer, MJQE
Mr. Sotheary Hem is Chief Operations Officer, Mengly J. Quach Education
Mr. Hem was appointed as Chief Operations Officer in 2018. With this position, he oversees organization’s ongoing operations, procedures and be responsible for the efficiency of business and securing the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth. He plays a major role and key member in the senior management team. He reports directly to the Founder, Chairman and CEO.
Mr. Hem joined Mengly J. Quach Education in 2006 as an ESL teacher and served as General Secretary for Academic and TOEFL Assistant Administrative officer in 2007. He was promoted to be Head of the Student Affairs Office in 2008 and then appointed to be Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Administration in 2010. He was appointed to be Associate Vice President for Administration in 2011 and promoted to be Vice President for Administration in 2014. From 2015 to 2016, he was Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. In 2017, he also served as Senior Associate Operations Officer, Director of Operations and Senior Director of Operations. He was promoted to be Chief Operations Officer in 2018.
He received his Bachelor of Education degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the Institute of Foreign Languages, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Master of Business Administration from Build Bright University, Cambodia.
Sophea M. LayPresident, Aii Language Centers
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.
Yana RosPresident, American Intercon Schools
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.
Sovannaroth VongAssistant Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, MJQE
Mr. Sovannaroth Vong is the Assistant Deputy Chief Administrative Officer.
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.
Sam Eing TaingHead of Information Technology, MJQE
Mr. SamEing Taing is the Head 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.
Chariya SongHead of Human Resources, MJQE
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.
Mr. Seiha SengConstruction & Design Director, MJQE
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.