Derek Chen

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Chenco Holding Company

Mr. Chen is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chenco Holding Company, LLC. He is also is the Founder of various subsidiaries currently investing in and managing assets in Greater China, as well as a co-Founder and the Chairman of The Bascom Group. Mr. Chen has served on the boards of directors of several organizations, including the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Nevada and the Advisory Board of Directors for Cathay Bank, Los Angeles. He is a member of the Finance Executive Advisory Board of the College of Business, University of Nevada Las Vegas. Additionally, he was the Founding President of the Las Vegas Chinese Cultural Foundation in Las Vegas and a Trustee of Bill Endow Foundation in Las Vegas. In 1998, Mr. Chen chaired the Asian Pacific Region Economic Forum in Las Vegas with trade delegations from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Pakistan. In 1999, Mr. Chen sponsored fundraising efforts for the September 21st Taiwan Earthquake. The following year, Mr. Chen sponsored “Daughter of Taiwan”, a Public Broadcast Service documentary. In 1998, Mr. Chen was awarded the “Top 40 under 40” Award in the City of Las Vegas. Mr. Chen has also been honored as a 2004 ‘Apartment Executive of the Year’ by the Real Estate Conference Group.