Margaret Wong is the President/CEO of McWong International Inc, headquartered in California, and an industry leader in design/manufacturing of high-quality lighting control equipment and related electrical components. Her other business investments include U.S./China culinary education, restaurants, a vineyard, and esports education. Mrs. Wong has over 38 years of experience forged on linking as well as creating multi-million-dollar businesses, built on trade between the U.S. and China. Mrs. Wong’s keen eye for cutting deals, has inspired numerous publications such as the Sacramento Bee, Comstock’s Magazine, and several industry periodicals, to appropriately dub her the “Business Empress!”
Mrs. Wong serves on several of the nation’s top business boards and commissions, including the California Chamber of Commerce, the California Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Asia Board for the Themed Entertainment Association, and as a Governor’s Appointee to the California Citizens Compensation Committee.
A Hong Kong native, Mrs. Wong received her B.S. degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Hong Kong and immigrated to the U.S. in 1974. Mrs. Wong is a proven entrepreneur known for successes in import/export, manufacturing, investments, technology related to energy efficiency, lighting and AI innovations. Over the years, Mrs. Wong has earned dozens of nationally acclaimed awards, including the prestigious President’s “E” Award and Export Businesswoman of the Year from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency.
Mrs. Wong’s extraordinary business know-how, has had government and business leaders seeking her advice and consult for decades. Margaret has notably helped lead hundreds of successful trade missions and business delegations from the U.S. to China, including trips with several California Governors, the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Energy, as well as sister-city efforts to build friendly relations. Margaret was also selected to an elite group of 25-business leaders invited on the Presidential Trade Mission to China under the Obama Administration, creating strategic partnerships. Margaret also helped to bring the NBA to China and has been a leader in promoting sports and education, establishing herself as a true champion of U.S./Sino trade and goodwill!