The late C. K. Tseng was born and educated in China. During World War II, he was involved in the airlift and transportation of war supplies in the China-Burma Theater. Subsequently, he worked eighteen and one half years along with General Chennault to help build an airline in the Far East called Civil Air Transport.

After immigrating to the United States over forty years ago, he and his lovely wife, Teresa, opened Northridge Travel Services, in Northridge, California. They built their business into one of the leading agencies in Metropolitan Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley.

The Federal Government has awarded Northridge Travel Service the contract for eight years, as the designated travel management center in Southern California. Northridge Travel Service has handled the Federal Aviation Administration travel as well as many other national and local corporate entities. They are customer friendly, and go one step above and beyond what their clients expect, while focusing on cost cutting and travel management.

Mr. Tseng is a man of unlimited energy. In 1985 and 1986 he was elected as a California delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business. Formerly Chairman of the Board of Premier Bank, he has served as President, Northridge Chamber of Commerce; President of Cal State Northridge University, President Associates and has been a tourism consultant to foreign governments.

He currently serves as a member of the following boards: Asian Business Association; Northridge Chamber of Commerce; Northridge Business Improvement District; Community Advisory Committee, Comerica Bank, and a stake holder Economic Alliance, San Fernando Valley.

He was selected to receive the California “Small Business Man of the Year” award for several years. He is currently serving as a member of the Advisory Council to Councilman Bernson’s 12th District, and to the Board of Asian Business Community Development, a non-profit organization. He has received honors by various community, state, and federal services as well as government organizations for his continuing dedication and support for small and minority businesses.

Mr. Tseng holds a strong commitment to the long overlooked plight of the minorities in Southern California areas. He is an advocate for small business and he has willingly devoted his unlimited energy and time to this cause. He eagerly awaits opportunities to increase availability of growth capitol to invest in small businesses. Mr. Tseng’s main objective is to make the area a better place to live and to work. As an advocate for economic development in distressed urban and rural areas, he is vigorously seeking out new ways to reinvest in our community through the active promotion of travel and tourism.