Sherry Mama

Managing Director of Letter of Credit Advisory and Brokerage

Sherry is well respected for her expertise in Letters of Credit – both Domestic and International.  Her past experience includes Letter of Credit Manager with Bank of America, Assistant Vice President with Banque Indosuez.  In 1992, Sherry joined Texas Commerce Bank – Houston as Vice President and Division Head to Manage the 35 person Letter of Credit Operations.  At the time, TCB was part of Chemical Bank, which became JPMorgan Chase Bank.  After a decade of managing the Texas Letter of Credit operations, Sherry was instrumental in merging them into the Global operations of JPMorgan Chase.

After leaving JPMorgan Chase Sherry joined Halliburton Company in 2002 to manage a Global Portfolio of Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantees.  In 2011, she became a Senior Vice President of MetroBank NA, which was acquired by East West Bank in 2013.  She Managed the Letter of Credit Department and promoted Trade Finance and International Services.

Sherry Mama started her career with multinational --Rallis India Limited, one of the Tata Group of Companies after being recruited out of Business School, She holds a Business BBA from University of Bombay, as well as Executive MBA from the Bajaj Institute of Management, University of Bombay.

Sherry is actively involved with Bankers Association for Foreign Trade    (BAFT-IFSA), National Association of Credit Managers (NACM), Asian Chamber of Commerce, Financial Women in Texas (FWIT) organization as well as the Greater Houston Partnership.

Her pastime passion is Real Estate, where she is a licensed Realtor, and along with her Husband and two Daughters continues to deal in Real Estate.  In 2014, she joined Blades International, Inc. as a Director with responsibility for the Letter of Credit Advisory and Brokerage Business.

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