Director since:

1999

Board and Committees:

Chairman of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation and Board Development Committee
Member of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee


Mr. Chew brings over 30 years of finance and accounting expertise, and a lifetime of active Chinatown community involvement to the Board of Directors. 

He is a Certified Public Accountant, Personal Financial Specialist and Registered Investment Advisor working with his own New York City-based practice that he founded in 1988, after having 15 years of experience in commercial banking as Vice President at Citibank and Chase Manhattan Bank’s financial management departments. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New York State Society of CPAs, and the KPMG Audit Committee Institute.

Mr. Chew is active in a number of community organizations in and around Manhattan’s Chinatown area. Current affiliations include Board member and former Treasurer of the Hamilton-Madison House, a non-profit settlement house located in Chinatown/Lower East Side/Two Bridges established to foster the well-being of vulnerable populations, Founding member and Trustee of the Rotary Foundation. Also, he is a Board member, Treasurer and former President of the Rotary Club of Chinatown, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service to help build goodwill and peace in the world. 

Mr. Chew received a Masters of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting & Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University.