Lance Hunter, CEO of Hodges Warehouse and Logistics, announced the hiring of Renhua (Ena) Piao to coordinate their international operations and support the finance and accounting operations of all of the Hodges Companies. “We feel extremely fortunate to find such a uniquely qualified person to help us in our financial area as well as improve the service we provide to our Chinese and Korean clients.”
In addition to English, Ena speaks both Mandarin Chinese and Korean fluently. She will receive her Master in Business Administration from Auburn University Montgomery in Montgomery, Al in May of this year. Her undergraduate degree is a Dual Bachelor of Science degree from Troy University in Troy, Alabama and Beihua University in Jilin, China.
Ena commented “I am excited about gaining experience in the accounting field with a company where I can also use my Korean and Chinese cultural and language skills. I am grateful for all of the help Auburn University of Montgomery has provided in putting me in touch with the Hodges Team.”
Hodges has many Korean owned or Korean based clients. The largest is Hankook Tires, based in Seoul, South Korea. Hodges handles central Alabama warehouse, distribution and logistics activities for Hankook.
Additionally, Hodges provides warehouse, distribution and logistics activities for Lizhong Wheel Group, LTD based in Baoding, Peoples Republic of China.
Lance added “We could not have found a more perfect match to help us serve Asian clients seeking to live or do business in the Central Alabama area.”