FOUNDER, CEO AND CIO, HESTIA INVESTMENTS, INC.
Edward C. Lee is an entrepreneur and veteran investment banker with over 25 years of experience in investment banking and managing emerging growth for public and private companies in the United States and greater China. Edward was also the former Chairman and CEO of World Financial Service Inc. (Taiwan ) and a Co-Founder and Executive Managing Director of Goldman International Inc. (Taiwan). Additionally, he was also a Co-Founder of the New York Flushing Chinese Business Association (FCBA), a distinguished non-profit community association in the United States.
Eugene Cha is a seasoned attorney who specializes in cross-border business and investment transactions, as well as having served as a board member to numerous international businesses. Mr. Cha’s experience as an independent board member includes serving on the boards of financial services and fund management companies, including Founder Fubon Fund Managements Co., Ltd., Xiaman Bank, and Core Pacific Yamaichi Securities Co., Ltd., and on the boards of biotechnology companies and a conglomerate which owns publicly listed petrochemical and construction companies in Taiwan. In addition, Mr. Cha previously served as chief counsel for Core Pacific Group, a major conglomerate in Taiwan. Mr. Cha earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from National Taiwan University and a Master of Comparative Law degree from the University of Michigan.