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Andrew Ly
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Ly Brothers Corporation

San Francisco State​

Accounting (1986)
  • Without any prior knowledge of the English language, immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in 1979 and earned degrees in computer science and business administration.
  • Founded award-winning Sugar Bowl Bakery in 1984 with his four brothers, and became president and CEO of Ly Brothers Corporation in 1993, a parent company of Sugar Bowl Bakery.
  • Sugar Bowl Bakery is one of the largest family-owned and operated bakeries in Northern California, with customers worldwide, and was named one of the “Top 15 Food and Beverage Manufacturers in the Bay Area” by the San Francisco Business Times in 2008.
  • Under his leadership, Sugar Bowl Bakery now has over 250 employees and two manufacturing plants, and has garnered dozens of awards including the US Chamber of Commerce MBDA Supplier of the Year Award, the Asian Business Leadership Award, and the Mayor Gavin Newsom SBA Small Business of the Year.

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