President and CEO, Asian Bank – Philadelphia, PA
James Wang has served as the president and chief executive officer of Asian Bank, an independent community bank located in Center City Philadelphia, since 2012. Prior to becoming CEO, Wang served as chief operating officer, chief lending officer, a director, and founding member of the bank. He is also chairman, president, and CEO of Asian Financial Corporation, the holding company for Asian Bank. Wang began his career in finance in 1994 as an analyst with Salomon Brothers in New York.
Wang serves on the boards and finance committees of several local nonprofit organizations covering education, elder care, and commercial development of the community in which Asian Bank serves. He is also an appointed commissioner on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Wang has a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from New York University’s Stern School of Management.