Christine Chen Velazquez and her husband, Richard, bid farewell to Seattle on Aug. 25 at a farewell party held at Boom Noodle in Bellevue. The Velazquezes are relocating to New York City, as Richard was recently tapped to be the senior director of innovation for PepsiCo.
August: Christine Chen and Richard Velazquez to relocate to NYC
Christine Chen, founder and principal of Chen Communications, and husband Richard Velazquez, soon-to-be senior director of innovation for PepsiCo, are moving to New York City. Chen Communications will be headquartered in NYC, while still operating and working with some clients in the Seattle area. PepsiCo will continue to drive technology marketing solutions for its products.
July 29: NAAAP-Seattle and NSHMBA-Seattle present a panel for entrepreneurs
About 50 entrepreneurs met at Tutta Bella for the Entrepreneur Panel, Secrets of our Successes, organized by the local chapters of the National Association of Asian American Professionals
Aug. 1: Christine Chen and Richard Velazquez marry
The two met salsa dancing at Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill. Guests at the wedding were the couple’s friends and family from San Francisco and New York. The couple’s golden retriever was the ring bearer during the ceremony.