Sunny Chanthanouvong is the Executive Director and has been with the Lao Center since 1992. When he started working here he ran the youth program. In 2001, he was promoted to the Executive Director position. Ever since than he has worked to maintain and run the organization as a whole, from administration to day-to-day operations. He oversees all of the programs that the Lao Center has to offer and is certified in many different fields.