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.
Mr. Han has served as a director since July 2019, and Chairman since September 2019. Mr. Han is the founder of our Company and Hywin Financial Holdings. Prior to that, Mr. Han served as the Chairman at Henan Yizhong (Group) Co., Ltd. from July 1995 to June 2008, with responsibility for the overall management of the company. Mr. Han is currently the president of the Henan Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai) and New Shanghai Merchants Federation, and executive president of the Federation of Enterprises in Shanghai (Chamber of Commerce). Mr. Han is a recognized leader in the industry, having been awarded the “Industry Achievement Award” by Hurun Report in November 2017, the “Man of the Year in China’s Independent Wealth Management Industry” by Fortune Today in November 2016, and the “2014 Chinese Economic Figure” by Economic Information Daily in November 2014. He was elected as the first chairman of the Council of the Chinese Private Investor Rights Protection Alliance in July 2017.
Ms. Wang has served as a director since July 2019, and our Chief Executive Officer since September 2019. Ms. Wang has served as the Chief Executive Officer of our Hywin Wealth Management division since July 2018. From July 2015 to July 2018, Ms. Wang served as the Vice President of Hywin Financial Holding Group, responsible for the middle to backstage management of the company. Ms. Wang received a Bachelor of English from Henan University in 1999 and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2018. In 2020, she won the “Woman of the Year in Greater China Wealth Management” at the 2020 WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards.