Trinh-Byrd is President and General Manager for Smart Center Portland and Smart Center Denver, two Kuni Automotive companies. Her partnership in Kuni gave her the distinction of being the first female partner in the history of the Kuni organization. Under her leadership, she is responsible for financial performance and operational oversight. Trinh-Byrd achieved profitability at Smart Center Portland within nine weeks of opening the franchise. Trinh-Byrd is a graduate of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and holds a Master Degree from Long Beach State.