MEET THE ZIGONG LANTERN GROUP TEAM

THE ZIGONG LANTERN GROUP BOARD

Justin Corsa

CHIEF OF THE BOARD & CEO

Global HQ Orlando, FL
& Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan China

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Justin Corsa

CHIEF OF THE BOARD & CEO

BIOGRAPHY

Justin Corsa is a Jewish American, born in New York City in 1979. He graduated from Florida State University in 2002 with a BS in Multinational Business Operations and a Minor in Psychology. Prior to joining Zigong Lantern Group, he owned/operated a popular Jewish dating website called SuperTova, the largest free Jewish dating website in the world, which was later acquired by Jwed. Justin Corsa was also formerly employed by IBM and resigned from his position to take on the role of Director of North American/European Markets for the newly formed Zigong Lantern Group in 2017/2018. Based on his overwhelming success in business expansion and international business ability, he was nominated and voted in as the Chief of the Board & CEO in 2021.

He’s known for developing and operating successful international businesses, incredibly high horizon, and broad-spectrum thinker, creativity, ethics, management skills, and a long list of worldwide charity and volunteer activities; such as Christmas Gift Giving in the Philippines, Special Olympics, Chabad of Florida, Free Jewish Matchmaking Services, and monthly donations to the National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS).

Meng Liu

Board Director & PRESIDENT

Global HQ Orlando, FL
& Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan China

Meng Liu

Meng Liu

BOARD DIRECTOR & PRESIDENT

BIOGRAPHY

Meng Liu was born in Chongqing, China, in 1987. She graduated from Southwest University of political science and law with a law degree. She mastered English, studied the German language, and held high positions inside large international and multinational companies. She continues her education and recently completed a series of Business Negotiation courses at the School of Business, Harvard University. She has family&friends have been involved in the lantern arts industry since childhood. She is incredibly capable and kind and has a sincere heart for communicating with the world through culture. She is honest and transparent, with excellent communication and negotiation skills. She is a co-founder and has the ability to form friendly work environments. She’s a fast learner and serious about self-improvement, having the ability to correct mistakes and transition them into strengths; so as to give customers and partners the best service experience. It is her vision to tell wonderful stories belonging to the world with Chinese excellent traditional culture.

DANIEL HU

General Manager

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

Daniel Hu

Daniel Hu

General Manager

BIOGRAPHY

Daniel Hu was born in the city of Dazu, Chongqing, China, which is adjacent to the Sichuan Province, located approximately 2 hours from the city of Zigong. Daniel has excelled in executive management for over 15 years inside some of China’s most respected organizations. He acquired significant leadership, management, team building, and organizational skills that are incredibly beneficial to the operation, expansion, and management of Zigong Lantern Group. His work ethic and skills, combined
with his character, are unique here, as he’s trustworthy, honest, hardworking, efficient, and capable. Trust and Capability combined are incredibly difficult to find; therefore, we are lucky to have Daniel be part of our Executive Board. Daniel is first in command inside our entire domestic operation in China, reporting directly to Meng Liu. Daniel overseas expansion, domestic projects, HR, project managers, and some elements of our overseas business. Our confidence as a company has been elevated with the addition of Daniel, and we are proud of him.

YAXIN ZHANG

Director of Operations | International Project Management

Global HQ Orlando, FL

Yaxin Zhang

Yaxin Zhang

Director of Operations | International Project Management

BIOGRAPHY

Yaxin Zhang was born in Hebei, China in 1977. She graduated from Huazhong Agricultural University with BS in Vegetable Science, receiving an MSC in Plant Breeding from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. She was an assistant and translator of technical principles for an Agricultural company headquartered in Australia, working inside their Beijing office. Further into her career, she evolved into the financial industry, joining one of the largest global financial companies, called Aegon, inside their USA office. The major financial industry enabled Yaxin to develop high-level analytical skills, as well as be able to transfer complicated financial
data in a simplified manner for others to understand. Her kindness and compassion have been demonstrated not only in the workplace but also inside the community by volunteering in her church and performing community service. Energetic, Results Driven, Long-term eyesight, WinWin attitude, and the will to succeed are the reasons why Yaxin is proudly accepted into the Zigong Lantern Group Executive Leadership Board.

WEI LUO

Director of Global Production & First Line Order 

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan China & Global HQ Orlando, FL

Wei Luo

Wei Luo

Director of Global Production & First Line Order

BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Zigong, Sichuan Province of China, through a family lineage of lantern arts for many
generations. Wei Luo was among the overseas originals of bringing lantern art back to western
civilization and was involved in the production of the very first lantern installation in the USA back in
2012, which took place in Dallas, TX, at the Dallas fairgrounds, which was in operation from 2012,
2013, and 2014. From 2015 to 2017, Wei Luo continued working on international projects and joined
Zigong Lantern Group during the reorg, as he believes in preserving the true art and operating with
ethics.

Jonathan Marcus Woods

Board Advisor & Deputy General Counsel

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan China & Global HQ Orlando, FL

Jonathan Marcus Woods

Jonathan Marcus Woods

Board Advisor & Deputy General Counsel

BIOGRAPHY

Jonathan is a native of New York City, graduated from Princeton University, and obtained his law degree from Florida State University, College of Law. Immediately after graduating from Princeton and prior to Law School, Jon enjoyed a successful career as a local government official in South Florida and then as a political consultant. Zigong Lantern Group is proud to have an influential leader of not only the African American community but the entire community as part of their team. This addition to our board, and lifelong friend of Justin Corsa, has strengthened Zigong Lantern Group significantly.

Thomas Hunker

General Counsel

Global HQ Orlando, FL

Tommy Hunkers

Thomas Hunker

GENERAL COUNSEL

Ariel Weinberg

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT

Global HQ Orlando, FL

Ariel Weinberg

Ariel Weinberg

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT

Fengqin Mo

LOGISTICS MANAGER

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

Fengqin Mo

Fengqin Mo

LOGISTICS MANAGER

Hua Ai

Director of Cultural Affairs

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

Hua Ai

Hua Ai

DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Wen Zhong

Lantern Design Level 5

Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

Wen Zhong

Wen Zhong

LANTERN DESIGN LEVEL 5

Huang Chao

Lantern Design Level 5
Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

 

 

Huang Chao

Huang Chao

Lantern Design Level 5

Ren Montgomery

LANTERN DESIGN LEVEL 1

UCF Student Training Program, Global HQ Orlando, FL & Branch Office Zigong, Sichuan CHINA

Ren Montgomery

Ren Montgomery

LANTERN DESIGN LEVEL 1

Michael Boyle

Area Sales Manager – Spanish Division

Global HQ Orlando, FL

Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle

AREA SALES MANAGER

Kate Basiliote

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Global HQ Orlando, FL

Kate Basiliote

Kate Basiliote

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

ZIGONG LANTERN GROUP
PRODUCTION TEAM, PROJECT MANAGERS, &
ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Zigong Lantern Group has over 100 talented production staff members comprised of Designers, Electricians, Installation, Fabrication, Packing, and Shipping inside our Branch Office and Production Factory, in Zigong, Sichuan Province of China.

 

Our Staff is eager and excited to work on their next major international project. Our education and training facility is to refine talent and promote leadership positions for the future, allowing the opportunity for everyone inside Zigong.

Zigong Factory
Workers Having Lunch