Cynthia Yee, owner
Jefferson Award winner, Cynthia is an active member of the Chinatown Community serving as past president of the Chinese Hospital Auxiliary, Chinatown Opti-Ms, Friends of On Lok, and Linking Rings Performing Arts.
Growing up in a Taoist Temple that her mother founded, Cynthia learned at an early age, the superstitions and traditions of the Chinese culture. A passion for sharing the history of Chinatown, Cynthia has been a tour guide since 1977.
Marc Pomerleau, Tour Guide
Marc Pomerleau is a co-active life coach, facilitator, and designer of powerful learning experiences. Learn more about my practice here (www.mapomodo.com) Mac is also the creator and guide of the Airbnb Experience, The Fighting History of SF Chinatown. This Experience received 80, 100% 5-star reviews prior to ceasing activity due to Covid-19.
Prior to his consulting practice, Marc was vice president of creative strategy at the largest brand experience company in the world where I designed learning experiences for a wide range of organizations.
Marc lived in China and Taiwan for seven years, speak Mandarin, and received his M.A. in China studies (thesis on the Chinese Exclusion Acts). He’s also a longtime resident and lover of San Francisco and the martial arts.
These tours represent the convergence and culmination of Marc’s personal passions: storytelling, San Francisco history, the Chinese experience and creating joy and fresh perspective for the seeker in us all.