Jihee Huh is the Vice Chair of PAFCO and Co-Founder of Pete’s Seafood. Jihee oversees company marketing, strategic planning and new business development at PAFCO. PAFCO is a Seafood Import Export, manufacturing processing, distribution company based in Vernon, California. Expanding the retail brand and collaborating with vendors and retailers, PAFCO has purchasing offices based around the world. Canada, South America, Europe, China, SouthEast Asia and Africa. The Company employs over 300 associates and has over 5000 unique product offerings. PAFCO has satellite office and facility in Boston and clients across the United States. PAFCO was established in 1977 and is a family owned and operated business, ranked one of the top100 privately held business in Southern California. PAFCO is one of the top10 API ranked seafood business in the US.
Since 2016. Jihee has served as the Asian Pacific islander Public Affairs Commissioner for State of California. Huh is also Life trustee-Active for Public radio station, SCPR. Has served as Chair of the Board of SCPR. At Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles Board, Jihee is serving as the Vice-Chair of the Saban Research Institute. In 2017, She joined as the Committee member for Human Rights Watch of Los Angeles.
This year Jihee is one of the Co-Chair of their Annual dinner, Voices of Justice. She is an active member of the national organization, The Council of Korean Americans. She recently Co-Chaired in April, the Embrace Unity Scholarship Gala, Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the LA riots. The dinner raised over $250,000. for underserved families and student scholarship funds.
Jihee is passionate about connecting community leaders from private and public businesses to advance common good. Hyper focused on Civic engagement and building young generation leaders to help underserved communities. Educated in New York City, Jihee earned a B.S degree form St. John’s University. In 2012 - Completed the Certificate Program at the Executive Harvard University, “Excellence in Not for Profit Governance” Jihee was recognized in 2007 by the US Congress for her work and support on the successful passage of House Resolution 121, The WWII Comfort Women issue. Asking for an official apology from the Japanese government for the enslavement of the Young girls abducted for sexual slavery by the Imperial Army of Japan , Resides in Rolling Hills Married to Peter Huh, together they have two children, Amanda Huh and Christopher Huh Peter and Jihee have established the Peter Yun Huh 1982’ Scholarship fund at Amherst College to support underserved Asian Students.
Peter Huh serves on the AAAJ, Asians Advancing Justice Board The Chadwick Song do- International School Board, in Seoul, Korea. The Council of Korean Americans Board of Trustees Personal interest: Active in the community and enjoys playing flute, cooking for the family and traveling.