Trans-Pacific Facilitators is an energetic, flexible, and open-minded team of problem-solvers ready to work hard for our clients. If you're interested in working with us or in learning more about our service capabilities, please contact us today!



Ted Sanborn

Managing Director

An owner and founder of Trans-Pacific Facilitators, Ted Sanborn graduated from Purdue University, is a professional engineer (California License #CS4025), sits on the UL/STP board for lighting standards, and has worked with China lighting manufacturers for more than 30 years.

    Betty Yao

    Market Manager & Customer Service

    Market Manager & Customer Service Fluent in English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese and three dialects, Betty Yao has worked in the lighting and electronics field for more than 10 years, with additional experience in seasonal products, toys and gifts. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English/International Trading.

      Jessica Zhou

      General Manager/Director

      An owner and founder of Trans-Pacific Facilitators, Jessica Zhou holds bachelor’s degrees in English/Education and in Chinese Culture. She has worked in the China lighting industry for more than 18 years, serving in a variety of positions, including marketing manager, China agent for a U.S. company and director of operations.

        Greg Scala

        Director of New Business Development

        With more than 22 years in manufacturing, operations, and product development with Asia, Greg has been focused in LED lighting for the last 14 years. He also holds a MBA from the University of Colorado.

          Audit & Inspection Team Leaders

          Quality Control & Quality Assurance Inspector

          With extensive combined audit and inspection know-how, our team leaders are experienced in a comprehensive range of disciplines including manufacturing, technology, design, quality and process controls along with hands-on product knowledge in lighting, electronics, appliances, furniture, fitness, soft goods, and other categories.