, a licensed general contractor, was elected to the City Council on Dec. 1 in a runoff election.
Lin moved to Johns Creek from Taiwan in 1999. He and his wife Mimi are owners of Pacific Ventures, a home and remodeling business specializing in sustainable design.
Lin serves as an advisory board member of Chinese American Entrepreneur Alliance, and is a board member of "Beyond Sunday,” a non-profit organization focus on marketplace ministry. He is a member of Iron Sharpens Iron, a marketplace discipleship program for senior executives. He also has been Johns Creek chapter president for Businessmen's Fellowship USA.
Lin, a member of Influencers Church in Duluth, has been involved in a number of faith-based organizations.
A Taiwanese native, he received a BA degree in 1986 in banking and insurance from Chun Yu Institute of Technology in Taiwan.
He is married to Mimi Lin, and has a son, Kevin, and a daughter, Katie.