Philanthropic Foundation Board of Governors

Tam Nguyen '05

Advance Beauty College

Dr. Tam Nguyen is president and owner of Advance Beauty College, an accredited beauty college based in Garden Grove that continuously has one of the largest manicuring programs in the nation.

He received his MBA from Cal State Fullerton in 2005 following his undergraduate studies at UC Irvine, where he completed a bachelor of science in biological science with a minor in business management in 1995, and a medical doctorate from American University of the Caribbean awarded in 2000.

Dr. Nguyen is a past president of the Alumni Association and founding president of the Vietnamese American MBA alumni chapter. His campus involvement also includes support of University Extended Education and the College of Education.

In the community, he serves on the board for numerous non-profit organizations, including the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce of Orange.