Eva Tsai

CEO, CPA

Eva Tsai is the founder and president of American Ginseng Pharm. Eva has over 28 years of extensive experience in public accounting, business consulting, taxation, audits, internal control and management. Eva's client base stretches across over several fields including supplement distribution, pharmaceuticals, retail, marketing, wholesale, manufacturing, food processing factories, internet stores, and agriculture. She has and is still networking with highly qualified businesses in finance, legal, and marketing. Eva is responsible for international sales, management, accounting, tax planning, and internal control of the overall business operation aspects. She is also creating annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the board and correlates annual operation budgets; submitting annual plans to the board for approval; and developing and monitoring strategies for ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization.

 

Dr. Jeng-Jung Yee

Product Director

Following a graduation from National Taiwan University, Dr. Yee attended Cornell University, earning a PhD in nutritional biochemistry in the division of nutritional sciences (1981) under his instructor, the legendary nutritionist Dr. Collin Campbell. Dr Campbell's expertise and scientific focus encompass the relationship between diet and disease with an emphasis on the causation of cancer. His China Project is one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted and is recognized by the New York Times as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology". Dr. Yee's thesis was focused on the research of anti-fat oxidative foods. After graduation, he entered the food industry, working at SCHRIBER FOODS INC. in their research of dairy nutrition and development (1981-2006) where his research obtained a number of US national patents. Following his own work in consulting (2007), he joined as an advisor to many companies including China Health Blue Food Company (2007-2012), IMPESIBLE FOODS INC (2013-2015), and LYRICAL FOODS INC (2015-2017). Dr. Yee's extensive experience in the US food industry and his knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations will have a significant impact on the sustainable development of AMERICAN GINSENG PHARM.

Ying Xu

Asian Market Manager

Ying Xu was the General Manager of Yunnan Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Co Ltd, ranking 285 of China's top 500 enterprises. During his management term the company was elected by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China as the best Foreign Trade Enterprise. He was also involved with the investment and going public of Lijang Yulong Toruism Co Ltd, Tianjin Chase Sun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, and Yunnan Lincang Xinyuan Germanium Industrial Co Ltd. He is currently Goaltech Co Ltd's director of oversea sales. Mr. Ying Xu is responsible for our China sales strategies and public relations.

Robert Beyfuss

Executive Consultant

Professor Robert Beyfuss is responsible for taking care of our farms management. He is semi-retired from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Greene County in 2009 where he served as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader. He was also the NY State specialist for American Ginseng Production for Cornell University Cooperative Extension. His Master’s project was “The History, Use and Cultivation of American Ginseng” He is the author of "American Ginseng Production in NY State", "The Practical Guide to Growing Ginseng" (a 65 page grower’s guide), "Ginseng Production in Woodlots" "The Economics of Woodland Ginseng Production", (both published by the USDA National Agro forestry Center) “Growing Gourmet Mushrooms from A to Z” “Companion Planting” and several other fact sheets regarding ginseng, organic gardening and mushroom growing in forested environments. Bob is also an Internationally Certified Arborist.

Anna Plattner

General Manager

Anna received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University, majoring in Natural Resources. Her work at Cornell focused on applied ecology and Agroforestry, with special interest in the application of science to conservation through the cultivation of forest ecosystems. She has worked as both a field technician studying long-term growth patterns of northern hardwood forests and as a technician at Cornell University’s experimental forest farms, where she maintained the university’s mushroom laying yards and wild-simulated ginseng plots. After graduating, she spent two growing seasons interning and working on organic vegetable and pasture-raised livestock farms, giving her a well-rounded background in sustainable agricultural practices. Anna is supervising both full-time and seasonal employees as well as overseeing the site preparation and establishment of wild simulated American Ginseng on more than 200 acres of forested land. Her duties also include managing the company’s medicinal mushroom growing operations.

Ashley Schoenborn

Ginseng Site Manager

Justin Wexler

Native Plant Specialist

Jamie Gillespie

Manager

John Tseng

Controller & Personnel

Tanya H. Romero

Manager

Meet the Team

Eva Tsai

CEO/CPA

Dr. Jeng-Jung Yee

Product Director

Ying Xu

Asian Market

Manager

Robert Beyfuss

Executive Consultant