George Lee is the Chairman of the US-China Strong Foundation, as well as the former Chairman of Panton Incorporated, a technology consulting firm that seeks to provide companies with a universal work platform. Previously, Mr. Lee was the Chairman of the East-West Bank’s Advisory Board for Texas and Chairman of the Board for the data cloud technology company Panton Inc. Mr. Lee was Co-Chairman, CEO & President of Metro Corp Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCBI). MetroCorp Bancshares’ managed assets were over $1.5 billion with market presence in Texas and California and representative offices in Chong Qing and Xiamen, China. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Lee served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Erimos Pharmaceuticals (formerly BioCure Medical LLC), a joint venture between a private investment group and Johns Hopkins University focused on cancer research. From 1994 through 1998, Mr. Lee was an investor and Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning at Higher Dimension Medical LLC in St. Paul, Minnesota, a cutting edge high tech company involved in the development and manufacturing of puncture-proof material. Mr. Lee earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University and his Bachelor’s of Science in Econometrics from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.