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ZT Corporate Appoints First Female Chief of Staff

Tri-coastal private equity firm announces record-breaking 2021 and promotes ThuyLan Chang to strategic role

HOUSTON, January 20, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZT Corporate, a private equity firm that specializes in healthcare and automotive investments, today announced 2021 as a landmark year with its portfolio reaching new heights in the company’s 25 year history. Despite dynamic market conditions, the company and its portfolio achieved a year of record growth and continue to maintain momentum.

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ThuyLan Chang, ZT Corporate Chief of Staff (Photo: Business Wire)

Additionally, the firm announced ThuyLan Chang as its new Chief of Staff. An integral part of ZT Corporate’s management team, Chang will be responsible for supporting and advancing the company’s mission while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the marketing and executive administration departments. Additionally, Chang will be actively involved in the execution of strategic initiatives for the Chairman and CEO and other members of senior leadership, helping drive significant impact on the company’s business objectives.

Taseer Badar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ZT Corporate, said, "ThuyLan brings an invaluable perspective as the longest-established female executive at our firm. As Chief of Staff, she will serve as an advisor, driving communication, collaboration and alignment through the company. She has played a pivotal role in our success, and ZT would not have had a record-breaking year without dedicated and creative team members like her. At ZT we strive to maintain excellence and pursue greatness, and ThuyLan works every day to bring that impact to our business, industry and community."

ThuyLan Chang, Chief of Staff of ZT Corporate, said, "It has been rewarding to work at ZT during a period of rapid growth and change. I appreciate ZT giving me the freedom to carve my own path, knowing that management values my work and perspective. I’m proud to represent women in my industry through this role and create a more diverse space in private equity leadership positions. As chief of staff, I will be focused on ensuring the company runs smoothly, keeping our teams aligned and delivering on our leadership’s vision for ZT."

Chang has worked at ZT for 12 years and previously served as vice president, business manager to the chief executive officer. During this role she oversaw a variety of projects and business that honed her skills in structured problem solving, outcome-oriented execution, and executive level communications. She was the first female to join the firm’s investment committee, playing a role in deciding which opportunities ZT will pursue. In addition to her daily responsibilities, she will continue to play a significant role in the firm’s philanthropic efforts and internship program. In 2021, Chang was named one of Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business for the finance industry.

About ZT Corporate

Established in 1997, ZT Corporate is a private equity firm with an active portfolio in healthcare services and automotive dealerships. With offices in Houston, New York and Los Angeles, the team provides full-service wealth management services to its clients and investors and creates value through a broad range of financial channels, including traditional and alternative investments. ZT Corporate’s active healthcare portfolio operates under Altus Healthcare and Neighbors, with automotive dealerships branded under the ZT Motors umbrella. For more information: www.ztcorporate.com

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Kaitlin Ross
Pierpont Communications for ZT Corporate
kross@piercom.com, 713-627-2223