Way Zen, President and DesignerIn 1990, Way created the JSONG label in Canada while studying design at Seneca College. Her design philosophy has been to create clothing with exterior beauty and inner harmony. Her designs are functional for real life and inspire happiness in people. She considers herself a very lucky person to have her Chinese culture and access to other cultures. As she draws inspiration from the world, she bows to the West to thank the East and bows to the East to thank the West. For more information about Way, visit here.
Mr. Siu, Production AdvisorIn 1990, Mr. Siu and Way Zen, the designer partner, established JSONG Apparel of Toronto, Canada. After remarkable success with Canadian customers, they expanded the business to New York City in 1997. Mr. Siu was President of the company until he retired in 2017. He currently acts as the advisor for JSONG and is consulted for his expertise on all phases from design to production. He firmly believes that the success of our brand depends on delivery of quality and valuable products.
Edward Kwang, Marketing and Trade
Edward joined JSONG in May 1998 with an MBA degree in Marketing and Management from Marshall University and 16 years of experience in the apparel industry. During his time at JSONG, Edward has helped the company open up hundreds of retail accounts and has been integral in leading JSONG in building a sustainable business structure. He manages the whole operation from sales to marketing and has developed many great relationships with loyal customers who appreciate his excellent personal service. Clients can always depend on Edward when they need him. Over the years, customers have become like family to Edward and JSONG has become like a second home.
Kari Young, Accounts Receivable and Customer ServiceKari joined JSONG as the first employee of the company in October 1997. She is in charge of customer service and is a liaison with production. Kari is also very creative and uses her artistic skills to create accessories and decorations for JSONG. Her column in JSONG Way Magazine, "Handicrafts with Kari Young" teaches readers how to recreate the handmade accessories designed by Kari for the runway show and photo shoots. She is very popular with JSONG customers and Way magazine readers.
On Huynh, Warehouse ManagerOn Huynh, the first original warehouse manager when JSONG started its operation in NYC 1997, is a 100% company-minded employee. He is a great team player who goes above and beyond his duties to assist on a sale. On has a positive attitude and cheerful heart that always brings a smile to his coworkers. He recently found his sweetheart and tied the knot in November 2014.