Personal Profile of Dr. May Chu
May Chu was an organizing director of MetroBank, Houston, Texas. She also served on the Compensation Committee and was Chair of the Audit Committee of the holding company, MetroCorp Bancshares. MetroCorp merged with EastWest Bancorp in January 2014 and Ms. Chu is a member of its Texas Advisory Board. She is the founder of Signet Consulting, a bank management consulting firm specializing in regulatory issues and has served as its president since 1985. Currently, Ms. Chu is actively involved as an investor in Panton Incorporated, a cloud-based algorithm and operating platform developer now focused on the mid-stream energy industry.
Ms. Chu received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD in Economics from Case Western Reserve University. She was then employed at Texas Commerce Bank and Texas Commerce Bancshares for more than five years, first in the Economics Division and subsequently in Mergers/Acquisitions.