Board of Directors
Diana Chia-Huei Liu has served as a member of Fincera’s Board of Directors since its inception. Ms. Liu served as President of Fincera from its inception to April 9, 2009. Ms. Liu has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Prime Acquisition Corp., a blank check company, since its inception in February 2011. Ms. Liu has served as the President and Managing Director of Cansbridge Capital, a private investment firm specializing in early stage investments along the west coast of North America (namely U.S. and Canada) and Asia, since August 1998. Prior to Cansbridge, Ms. Liu served as the Executive Vice-President at Polaris Securities Group (TW: 6011), an investment firm in Taiwan, where she founded and managed its North American operations from April 1994 to August 1998. From August 1991 to April 1994, Ms. Liu was an account portfolio manager in global private banking at the Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY), a full-service banking firm. From October 1988 to August 1991, Ms. Liu served as the regional sales manager for the province of British Columbia, Canada, at CIBC Securities, a subsidiary of CIBC (NYSE:CM), a full- service banking firm, where she founded and managed the mutual funds promotion division. Ms. Liu has served since March 2006 as a member of the Executive Committee and the Chair of the Investment Committee at the Asia Pacific Foundation, a Canadian federal government created think tank and policy advisory board where she works closely with the co-CEOs on operational issues and investment of its endowment funds. In addition, she also currently serves as a director of the Vancouver Goh Ballet Society and BaySpec, Inc., a supplier of optical components. Ms. Liu graduated with a BA in economics from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Ms. Liu is the spouse of Mr. William Yu, Fincera’s prior Chief Financial Officer.