EAST WEST BANK
In 1973, East West Bank opened for business in the heart of Los Angeles’ Chinatown, becoming the first federally chartered savings institution focused on serving the financial needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The Bank is now one of the 30 largest publicly traded commercial banks in the U.S. and the largest certified minority depository institution (MDI) in the continental U.S. They were able to accomplish this by starting true to their legacy of supporting and uplifting underserved communities.
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