Meet Our Directors

Get to know the Directors of Loyal Trust Bank.

Image - Soonhae Ahn Soonhae Ahn is an executive entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of HANA Factory Automation, Jua Global, and Juahn Corp Resource and investor of Trucking Business and Advertisement Business. Born in South Korea, Mr. Ahn is an electrical engineer, who started his career in automotive manufacturing facilities and afterwards, he established his first business in Alabama in 2005. With his professional experiences and passion of work, the business grows in Georgia as well as Alabama. Mr. Ahn is very actively engaged in community services: He was a President of Korean Association of Montgomery, AL in 2014 and Federation of Korean American Association of Alabama in 2018, and he also has been a member of National Unification Advisory Council of Atlanta. He offers seminars for leadership and career opportunities as a Vice President of Alumni of Youngnam University in Korea, and participates in charity events and scholarship foundations.
Image - Julin Gu Julin Gu has 20 years of professional experience working in the banking and financial services sectors. In 2013 he left Bank of America after 15 years in the Healthlogic Systems Corporation Division to begin working as a Senior Consultant for Tata Consulting Services in Tucker, Georgia, a multinational information technology service, consulting, and business solutions company. Here he assisted healthcare providers in new platform implementations. Currently Mr. Gu is the President of China US Technology Innovation Center, located in Johns Creek, Georgia. The innovation center focuses on technology talent and fostering innovation between Georgia and China. Mr. Gu is a leader in the Chinese Community in the metro Atlanta area. He organizes many networking and social community events, such as serving as the organizer of the annual World Trade Center Atlanta Chinese New Year Business Forum since 2004 and the Chinese New Year Gala Show since 2006.
Image - Rose Jarboe Rose Jarboe is on the Board of True Love for Special Needs Families, Inc., a new non-profit for special needs children, which her company funds the startup costs for. Mrs. Jarboe is also a member of the Atlanta Chinese Business Association and of the Atlanta Chinese Entrepreneur Club. Rose Jarboe is the co-founder and CEO of WePartner. With 20+ years of experience in finance and real estate, she leads the company in strategic planning, and decision-making and oversees all business activities. These include the underwriting and execution of new real estate opportunities and the management of the existing portfolio assets. Rose continues to be an influential force throughout the real estate industry by not only building successful real estate investments but by developing long-term relationships through her dedication, honesty, and hard work. Rose possesses exceptional combination of knowledge and passion and she approaches every deal as a new opportunity for success, partnership, and growth in an ever-changing industry. It’s her mission to not only create places to live and work but to bring community and happiness. Before founding WePartner, Rose spent nine years as a corporate controller of a Regional nursing home management company. She mentored and developed a team of excellent accountants. She is passionate about continuously improving all aspects of the business and truly believes in a partnership approach with everyone around her. Rose received her accounting degree from Pine Manor College in Boston, Massachusetts, her Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Rose is the Founding Chairwoman of Loyal Trust Bank in Johns Creek, Georgia, the second new bank to have opened in 11 years in Georgia. She was honored by John's Creek Chamber of Commerce with the Grow - Back in Business Award in 2022. Rose was born and lived in Beijing, China prior to moving to the United States. Rose and her husband, Dr. John Jarboe, have three daughters and enjoy spending time with them doing activities involving exploring the world and preserving the world.
Image - Edwin Oh Edward Oh has over 35 years of professional experience, including serving as a Chief Officer and Captain in merchant ships worldwide. Mr. Oh has established successful manufacturing businesses in South Carolina and Georgia. Among them, he is the founder of US Fibers, one of the largest recycling operations in the U.S., producing fiber products for various industries, including automotive. In 2013, he was recognized as the South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development by Governor Nikki Haley and was one of 26 select global business leaders recognized by President Obama as contributing to the U.S.’s economic growth. Recently, Mr. Oh founded Bonjil, an Atlanta-based company specializing in designing, manufacturing, and marketing premium luxury skincare products and services.
Image - James Park Hyong Sang "James" Park has nearly 35 years of experience as a Chief Executive Officer in the manufacturing business. In 1989, Mr. Park founded Sun’s Transfer Co., Ltd., a rhinestone embellishments manufacturing company based in South Korea. The company engages with major U.S. retailers, such as Coach, Victoria’s Secret, and Calvin Klein. The company manufactures products in South Korea and exports them to the US, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and many other countries. Mr. Park is an active investor in the franchise businesses, real estate, and locally owned restaurants. He is also a developer of multi-family and mixed-use properties in Atlanta, Georgia.
jake park Jake Park was recently appointed as Director by the Loyal Trust Board and now stands for election at this year’s annual meeting. Between 2011 and 2017 he served on the Board of Directors of Promise One Bank. As a Board Member, he chaired the asset liability and technology committees of the bank. He was also a member to the bank’s loan, audit and executive committees of the bank. Between 2017 and 2020, he served Promise One as its President and CEO. Outside of his banking experience, Mr. Park is a nationally recognized IT consultant having provided enterprise resource planning, business intelligence solutions and the creation and maintenance of business intelligence dashboards to Fortune 1000 companies. He holds a BS degree in computer science as well as an MBA degree.
Image - Brad Sanner Brad Sanner has over 45 years of service in the commercial banking industry, Mr. Sanner is a highly experienced financial institution executive level officer. He has successfully led community banks as, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, CEO and Managing Director. Mr. Sanner is a graduate of the University of Virginia earning a degree in economics. He also holds an MBA in finance from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University. Over his career Mr. Sanner has distinguished himself at developing strategies, tactics and teams that have driven successful product and brand implementation. 
Image - Bo Shen Bo Shen has 25 years of professional experience in the financial services and technology industries working in asset management, investment banking, consulting, among other areas. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Fenbushi Capital, the first China-based venture capital firm that exclusively invests in blockchain-enabled companies. Mr. Shen began his career working for Raymond James Financial Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia as a Financial Consultant, Vice President of Investment. He spent five years at Raymond James before moving to MCI Corporation in Atlanta to work as the Senior Internet Consultant. In 2001, Mr. Shen began work as Assistant President for China East Asset Management Inc. in Shanghai. Mr. Shen was the Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai Huaji Internet Holding in Shanghai from 2004 to 2008. In 2009, he became Managing Partner for Confederated Asset Management, Ltd. In Hong Kong, a position held until 2012. Between 2014 and 2015 he was the Chief Executive Officer of DACx, a crowdfunding platform for decentralized autonomous corporations, which led him to his current position as Managing Partner of Fenbushi Capital. Mr. Shen is globally considered a blockchain pioneer and as a company Fenbushi has invested in over 50 startups worldwide.
Image - Dong Wang Dr. Dong Wang is a highly awarded neurologist and community leader in Johns Creek. He has over 40 publications to his name, including original articles on many neurological topics. He currently works at the Georgia Neurodiagnostic & Treatment Center in Duluth, Georgia where he specializes in adult neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more. In 2006, he began his Residency in Pediatric Neurology with New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the Columbia University Medical Center. From 2009 to 2012, he did an Adult Neurology Residency at Montefiore Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. Following this residency, he began a clinical Neurophysiology-EEG/EMG fellowship at Hahnemann University Hospital, an affiliate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Upon completion of his fellowship in 2013, Dr. Wang came to Georgia where he began working for the Lagrange Neurology Corporation in Lagrange, Georgia. In 2015, Dr. Wang began working at his current position in the Georgia Neurodiagnostic & Treatment Center in Duluth, Georgia. Currently, he serves as the President of the Chinese Medical Association of Atlanta, a Board Member of the Shandong Association in Atlanta, and a Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation.
Image - Yimin Yang Dr. Yimin Yang has over 20 years of experience in financial risk management, including building and leading risk analytics and technologies for PNC bank and SunTrust bank. He was a core member in PNC risk management team in developing and managing major credit risk initiatives such as Basel II implementation, development of credit Risk rating systems, credit loss allowance and capital calculations, Early warning systems, RAIL & portfolio stress testing, and Fin 46 risk securitization. He also developed CDS trading businesses and hedging strategies for PNC Capital Market. At SunTrust, he developed and managed various teams and programs including credit risk analytics, capital market risk analytics, ALCO risk reporting and mortgage portfolio Risk management, MSR evaluation, CCAR stress testing, ALLL calculation, Basel credit and market risk Capital calculations, development of PRISM dual risk ratings, Coca-Cola stock selling, and the SERP (SunTrust Enterprise Risk Management Programs). He was the first-ever Senior Director Partner at Protiviti Inc., the sixth largest US risk consulting firm (formerly Arthur Andersen Consulting) where he led the data and analytics, as well as technology innovations to serve largest US and global financial institutions. His areas of expertise also include Anti-Money Laundering, AI and Machine learning, and blockchain technology. Dr. Yang holds a Bachelor’s degree from Peking University, a Master degree in math from Chinese Academy of Sciences, a Master degree in computer networking from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Math Ph.D. from University of Chicago. Prior to his financial industry career, he was a professor at University of Minnesota.
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