Mr. Joel A. Gallo
Mr. Gallo was appointed as independent director in June 2020. Mr. Gallo has been the Chief Executive Officer of Columbia China League Business Advisory Co. since November 2019, providing advisory professional services, including advising Chinese companies on U.S. initial public offerings. From April 2013 to December 2018, Mr. Gallo served as co-founder and principal of GLS Group LLC, responsible for providing management consulting services to financial sector firms. Between February 1994 and March 2013, Mr. Gallo was a senior executive at Scudder Kemper Investments (Deutsche Bank Asset Management), TLX Trading Networks, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCooopers, and EMC. In those roles, Mr. Gallo advised about 100 global financial institutions on strategy, transformation, risk, and relationship management projects. Mr. Gallo earned a Bachelor of Management from the State University of New York - Binghamton in 1993, a Master of International Relations from Tufts University in 2008, and a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University in 2008.