With nearly 25 years of experience as the founder and owner of Capsule Studio NYC, situated in the heart of Union Square, Haruko brings a rich background in business management, creativity and event planning that will significantly contribute to the chamber's mission and objectives. Capsule Studio NYC has been an integral part of the Union Square community, contributing to the vibrant history of this iconic neighborhood and shaping the dynamic landscape of NYC. This experience has fueled Haruko’s passion for fostering a thriving business environment that benefits both entrepreneurs and the broader community. Her expertise in event planning further complements her creative background, allowing her to bring a holistic and strategic approach to the challenges faced by local businesses. Haruko is eager to  leverage this multidimensional skill set to contribute to the development and implementation of strategies that support the growth and prosperity of businesses in the GVCCC community.