Peter Choi is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Temple City Chamber of Commerce, a leading business organization in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2014, he was recognized by Congresswoman Judy Chu for his service to the community.
Prior to that, Choi led the Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce. Under his leadership the funky community on the Eastside of Los Angeles developed into what Forbes magazine called “the hippest neighborhood in America”. In 2003, he was elected as a founding Board member of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council and re-elected to a second term. A longtime community activist, he remains active on issues of social justice and economic equality. In 2014, he was a candidate for the California State Senate.
Choi also is a past Board member of the California Small Business Association during which he co-chaired the Telecommunications and Technology Committee. He is currently a popular guest lecturer on professional development and business ethics. He earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University.