Board of Directors and Management Team
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Johnson Yang, Chairman of the Board
Leo L. Y. Lee, Vice Chairman of the Board
Tianlai Bill Hu, Director
Benjamin J.B. Lin, Director
Jie Lin, Director
Miu Kuen (Fanny) Leung, Director
Fei H. Tu, Director
Thomas Hao-Hsien Wu, Director
Benjamin J.B. Lin - President & CEO
Mr. Lin holds more than 30 years of experience in the banking field. From 1995 to 1999, as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Business Bank (PBB) in Santa Fe Springs, California, Mr. Lin successfully expanded PBB from a single office to eight branches in merely three years. The company's business scope covered San Gabriel Valley and Northern Orange County, an area with various ethnic individuals and diversified business groups. In the year 2000, at the start-up stage, E. Sun Financial Holding Company Taipei invited Mr. Lin to establish E. Sun Commercial Bank's first overseas office in City of Industry, California. Mr. Lin served as its Executive Vice President and General Manager until he joined the Bank on August 8, 2010.
Gi-Yu Lin - Executive Vice President & CFO
Dr. Lin is a seasoned banking professional with over 22 years of banking experience, including eight years as Chief Financial Officer of Alhambra-based Omni Bank and two years as Chief Operating Officer of First Commercial Bank (USA). Dr. Lin has in-depth hands-on experience in overall banking operations, treasury, finance, management information systems, compliance, information technology, human resources and mortgage banking. Ms. Lin obtained her Ph.D. and her M.A. in Economics from University of Illinois at Chicage in 1983 and 1981, respectively.
Julian Liu - Executive Vice President & CCO
Mr. Liu has over 22 years of banking experience including serving as Chief Credit Officer of First Commercial Bank (USA). Mr. Liu served as Chief Operating Officer of Fubon USA Inc., a subsidiary of Fubon Financial Holding Company. He joined the U.S. holding company in January 2005 to prepare for the establishment of U.S. broker/dealer, asset management and commercial banking activities. Mr. Liu served as Chief Credit Officer of First Commercial Bank (USA) in Alhambra from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Liu obtained his MBA in Finance from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1982.