PRINCIPAL, PLTC TRADE SERVICES, Costa Mesa, CA (2011-Present)
Owner of trade services firm providing trade finance, trade insurance, and advisory services.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, PACIFIC ASSET FUNDING, LLC, Newport Beach, CA (2001-2010)
Established and managed trade finance company owned by Pacific LifeCorp. Invested in self originated structured trade finance transactions and participated in trade loans agented by banks and other institutions. Achieved peak assets under management of $550 million in 2008.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GE CAPITAL COMMERCIAL FINANCE, Anaheim, CA (1998 -2001)
Developed and executed growth strategies, as well as introduced new financial products, including trade services, for GE Capital Commercial Services, a factoring and asset based lending unit.
PRINCIPAL, REGENT CAPITAL CORPORATION, Fountain Valley, CA (1994 - 1998)
Owned and operated trading/brokerage company specializing in fisheries industry. Provided trade finance, traded for own account, and brokered for foreign and domestic principals.
GENERAL MANAGER, EASTBROOK INC., Long Beach, CA (1988 - 1993 )
Managed branch of bank owned trading and trade finance firm. Financed companies in the forest products, general merchandise, and fisheries industries. Operated trading departments in forest products and frozen seafood.
VICE PRESIDENT PRUDENTIAL-BACHE TRADE CORPORATION, Redondo Beach, CA (1984 - 1988)
Developed and managed start-up trade finance portfolio for Los Angeles branch of Prudential-Bache Securities. Financed plywood, fisheries, and general merchandise imports in conjunction with Prudential-Bache Asia offices.
SENIOR AIRLINE ANALYST DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT COMPANY (BOEING), Long Beach, CA (1983 - 1984)
Prepared and presented financial and marketing analyses to commercial airlines supporting McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and DC-10 sales programs.
MANAGER FINANCIAL ANALYSIS FLYING TIGER LINE (FEDERAL EXPRESS), Los Angeles, CA (1978- 1983)
Manager Financial Analysis – Managed department that analyzed airline operations, labor contracts, aircraft acquisitions, and new programs for all cargo airline later purchased by Federal Express.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, New York, NY
MBA Finance & Accounting 1978
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY
BA Asian Studies 1976
INTER-UNIVERSITY PROGRAM FOR CHINESE LANGUAGE STUDIES IN TAIPEI, Taipei, Taiwan
Non-Degree Program 1974-1975
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, Bronx, NY
Born August 8, 1953, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Single, with two male children aged 26 and 25