Meet The Team
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Meet The Team

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(Rising) Senior at Orange County School of the Arts in the Instrumental Music conservatory. He has been working with the Dragon Kim Foundation for three years starting as a mentor for the DKF Music Program, working his way to being Assistant Director, and now starting his own non-profit with the Fellowship. He likes snacking on fruit snacks when he’s working and enjoys his coffee iced no matter how cold it is outside. He also runs a woodworking business where he promotes upcycling. Grateful for an amazing group of friends, Daniel makes sure that everyone is welcomed in a way that has been customary of OCSA.

Daniel Zhu

Co-founder
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Joey Laderer is a rising senior at the Orange County School of the Arts. He is in the Film and Television Conservatory and has created many videos for nonprofits such as Global Genes and Art for Relaxation Therapy. Aside from film, Joey enjoys math, science, mountain biking, and music, and is a part of two bands, Eighty Three and Dirtbag Trio, who play many venues around Orange County. Joey is extremely happy to continue serving the community in new ways, and The Growing Tree is no exception!

Joey Laderer

Co-founder
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Tim is a rising Junior at OCSA in the conservatory instrumental music as a cellist. He has been a part of the Dragon Kim Foundation's music program for the past 2 years as a mentor. Tim often volunteers as a cellist at a church as well. In his free time, Tim spends his days outside with friends and family, and enjoys biking and walking. At anytime and at anyplace, Tim welcomes goldfish donations enthusiastically.

Tim Jun

Co-founder
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As Director of Finance (at ClearFlow), Hannah oversees all accounting and finance functions. Hannah is a Certified Public Accountant with a background in the assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. During her tenure with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hannah played a key role in developing processes and strategies to have effective and efficient audit engagements. Hannah worked directly with firm partners and audit clients to plan and execute quarterly reviews and year-end audits in conjunction with year-round SEC filings (10-Q and 10-K) and government compliance audit deliverables. There she gained extensive experience auditing a wide array of industries ranging from healthcare to large cap manufacturing companies, both private and multinational publicly traded companies. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Delaware and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Hannah has remained consistently involved in the community, most recently serving as Treasurer on the Board of Girls on the Run – San Diego and as a volunteer mentor for Junior Achievement, educating youth in low income areas on financial literacy and fiscal responsibility.

Hannah Beathard

Mentor