Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, a 501c(6) non-profit organization

TCCC is one of our state's first Chinese chamber of commerce serving the TN Chinese/American business communities.
( Click here to see the TCCC handout to learn more details ...)

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Dr. Ming Wang, MD,PhD.

President at TN Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center


A Harvard & MIT graduate (MD, magna cum laude) and is one of the few LASIK eye surgeons in the world today who hold a doctorate degree in laser physics. He has performed over 25,000 LASIK procedures including on over 3,000 doctors, and is a designated LASIK eye surgeon in ABC's national reality TV "Extreme Makeover". A researcher with a publication in the world renowned journal “Nature”, Dr. Wang holds several US patents for inventions of new biotechnology to restore sight and performed the world's first laser artificial cornea implantation. He founded a non-profit 501c(3) charity, the Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, which helped blind patients from over 40 states and 55 countries, with all sight restoration surgeries performed free of charge. As the founding president of the Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and through his eye hospital group in China which uses mostly US made medical equipments, Dr. Wang and the chamber has helped TN to become #1 in US today in the growth rate of export to China.

qiang wuQiang Wu, M.D., Ph.D, MS.

Vice President at TN Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Member of Board of Advisor at TSU College of Business
Visiting Professor at Tianjin Polytech University

With over 10 years in executive leadership positions in businesses related to the healthcare, biotech, pharmaceutical, nutriceutical, international trade and commerce. Dr. Qiang Wu has a diverse entrepreneurial background in international business from setting-up to managing it. He starts the Newtrans International Co. in Nashville, TN in 1997 and then builds the Newtrans Group (www.newtransgroup.com) in China since 1998. The companies cover the international commerce, import/export, distributing US product in China, and healthcare related product development and marketing in China and in the USA. Dr. Wu is also one of the founders and the president of Tianjin Morris Property Services Co., Ltd. (www.MorrisChina.net), a joint venture with the American partners including Mr. Harold Morris, a 40 years pioneer in the real estate brokerage and property management in Nashville, TN. The company is founded in 2004 and focusing on property management in China and international real estate investment in the USA.  He is also a partner and Chairman of Chinese American International Co., LLC. He was a partner and CEO of J International Partners Company, a portfolio company at VUTC and subsidiary of UNMI. He was a VP in charge of biotech investment and management in a public trade company in China. He also provides consultation to several US companies to explore their business in China and Chinese companies to develop business opportunities including setting up factory in the USA. He has his M.D. from Tianjin Medical University in China, Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Master of Science in Oral Biology from the University of Louisville. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Medical School of Vanderbilt University.

David Lin

Director of Events

Fulin Chinese Restaurant

Scott Brewer

Howard Cochran, PhD

Colleen Conway-Welch


Mike East

Ray Friedman

Bobby Frist

Aroll Jones

Patrice Gordon, PhD

Galen Hull, PhD

Scott Mertie

Armando Mpermbele

Harold Morris

Jeffrey Obverby

Lawrence Papel

John Scannpieco

Brian Sconyers, MBA

Turney Stevens, MBA

Kerry Tang

Frank Xue


Goals:To advice TCCC in area of expertise and knowledge of that committee and being involved in business interactions/exchanges between TN and China in that specific area.

TCCC board committees:

TCCC Committee on PR/marketing:

Tuan Ta, chair,

Committee members: Andrew Frennier, Mike East, Jeff Peterson, Turney Stevens

TCCC speed-dating events, in the month that TCCC does not have forums;
TCCC website improvement (to include forum photos, forum presentation videos)


TCCC New Membership Committee:

Harold Morris, chair, TCCC New Membership Committee.

Committee members: Andrew Frennier, Galen Hull.

TCCC brochure;

TCCC Committee on Social/educational Events:

Galen Hull, chair, TCCC Committee on Social/educational Events.

Committee members: Ronnie Littlejohn, Howard Cochran, Mark Jacobs

TCCC annual gala (in late 09);

TCCC forums and accounting:

Ming Wang, TCCC president, working with admin assistant Rachel Sheridan, Kerry Tang, Qiang Wu, John Ma, Patrice Gordon.

TCCC forums.

Goals: To advice TCCC in area of expertise and knowledge of that committee and being involved in business interactions/exchanges between TN and China in that specific area.

TCCC Advisory Committees:

Advisory Committees on

Financial Investment: Brian Sconyers (chair), Mark Jacobs;

International Business: Howard Cochran (chair);

Chinese history, culture and philosophy: Ronnie Littlejohn (chair);

Government Relations: Patrice Gordon (chair)

Industry legal guidelines: Jeff Peterson (chair);

International studies: Turney Stevens (chair);

Healthcare: Ming Wang (chair), Mary Jane Overby;

Export & Import: Qiang Wu (chair), Mike East;

Manufacturing: John Ma (chair), Andrew Frennier;

Accounting, Finance, Tax and Insurance: Kerry Tang (chair), Scott Brewer;

Restaurant: David Lin (chair);

Education: Galen Hull (chair);

Real Estate: Harold Morris (chair); Lucius W. Carroll II