Mr. Gun Bo Park, Chairman
Mr. Park and his family founded and operated BooSan Chemical Ltd. Co. in Busan, South Korea. BooSan Chemical manufactured shoes for Nike, Reebok, Converse, New Balance, and others in the 1980’s until the industry moved to Southeast Asian countries. In 1985, the South Korean President recognized Mr. Park’s contribution to the country’s business and awarded his company the “Bronze Medal.”
Mr. Park ventured into real estate development in the 1990’s with the development of industrial warehouses in Busan, South Korea. Since then, Mr. Park has invested in real estate opportunities throughout South Korea, Japan, Oregon and Arizona. In 1999, Mr. Park and his family formed G&S International, LLC as a real estate investment entity.
In 2004, Mr. Park formed Parkland Development to further acquisitions and development in the western US region.
Ms. Su Moran, President
Ms. Moran joined Parkland development with more than 30 years of national and international Banking and Finance industry experience. Ms. Moran was a Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank where she was responsible for managing relations and developing high net worth clients for the Private Banking Wealth Management Group. Ms. Moran was also the founder and Vice President of Wells Fargo NW Region Emerging Markets initiative, where she developed a marketing and service organization targeting all Asian business and consumer segments.
Ms. Moran also brings over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and mortgage banking. She is a co-founder of Korean American Citizens League and a founder of Asian Connection Resource Group of the NW Region. She has been and served on various civic, art, charity and community boards. Ms. Moran was selected one of eight women “who are changing the profiles of leadership in Oregon” – Oregon Business, 2003; “Women Defining Success” – Vancouver Business Journal, 2002;
Ms. Moran holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and completed post graduate study at the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington with her Honors Thesis selected for inclusion in the school’s Permanent Library.
James H. Kyung, General Legal Counsel
James has been involved in development of commercial and multifamily real estate for more than 20 years, both as an attorney and developer in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona. With degrees from UCLA and Willamette University Law School, James started his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles and practiced business and real estate law in Portland. In 2005, James co-founded Parkland Development, LLC (“PLD”) and is now providing general legal advice, development, and project management services for PLD.
James’s real estate experience includes development of retail, single family residential, multifamily residential, family entertainment center, large tract land entitlements, freeway digital billboard, hotel, and brownfield developments. M,W,F, at noon, he plays basketball.
Jerry Park, Advisor
Jerry Park has been working with G&S International, LLC, the parent company of Parkland Development, since its inception in 1999. Jerry serves as an advisor in real estate acquisition, property management, development coordination, investment transactions, as well as private asset management in South Korea and Japan. His background includes a position as Director of Operations for a marketing firm in South Korea. Currently Jerry is a general contractor and owner of PAC Development, LLC.
Jerry has a B.S. and Post Baccalaureate from Portland State University.
Arnold Junghoon Park, Executive Director
Arnold Park is in charge of the real estate acquisition and property management in Korea and Japan.
Sejin Kim, Office Manager
Sejin joined the Parkland Development in 2006. She handles office administration and bookkeeping.