The Foremost Foundation was established through the generosity of Foremost Group - an international shipping and transportation company founded by Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao.

Dr. Chao remains as Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group to this day and his daughter, Angela Chao, serves as Chairman and C.E.O. .



Foundation News

The Foremost Foundation Recent News and Events
October 8, 2017
Foremost

Salute to the Maritime Person of the Year event

Dr. Chao was awarded the Admiral’s Distinguished Service Award at Mass Maritime Academy’s Annual Gala Dinner and also  introduced Massachusetts Martime Academy’s 2017 Maritime Person of […]
September 27, 2017
ILF Foremost Foundation

International Leadership Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner

June 18, 2017
The Seamen's Church Institute Logo

Dr. James S. C. Chao Honored by the Seamen’s Church Institute

June 6, 2017
Elaine, Angela and James Chao- Seamen's church

40th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner, June 8, 2017

The 40th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner will be taking place on June 8, 2017. Among the Honorees is Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman, Foremost Group […]