My SGV Podcast
My SGV Podcast
Jul 25, 2023
Vinh Truong - Working for shoes to working for community
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Vinh Truong, a Chinese/Vietnamese American, was born on February 14th, 1981, on Saint Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles, California. Coming from a family of immigrants, Vinh’s family migrated from Vietnam in 1978 and made Duarte home in 1985 when he was just four years old. Vinh is the youngest of eight children and completed K-12 in its entirety within the Duarte school district. He is a devoted husband, father, son, brother, colleague, and friend who values honesty, integrity, loyalty, kindness, and family.

Vinh is a licensed life and health agent, currently the CEO/President of CMT Insurance Agency. He is responsible for providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership while planning, developing, implementing, and directing the organization’s operational and fiscal function and performance. When not at work, Vinh is currently Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Duarte and serve on the city council since 2020. He has held a seat on the Duarte Economic Development Commission (DEDC) in 2018, which allowed him to understand and learn the dynamics and value of economic growth within the community. In addition to the DEDC, Vinh was a part of the ADHOC committee in 2019, which helped Vinh understand the importance of Duarte’s financial budget. He was also a member Board member of the Santa Anita Family YMCA from August 2018 to March 2019, where he donated his time by organizing events that would help with the improvements of the organization.

Vinh’s passions include hockey practice with his seven-year-old son, music time with his two-year-old son, golfing, and community/public service. Yet, his greatest passion is helping his clients better themselves by planning and helping them create their family legacies. Having made Duarte home for the last 35 years, Vinh takes great pride in having an active role within his community, ensuring that Duarte continues to grow and thrive, leaving it strong for the next generation of youth in Duarte.


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