Gaming is big business. With sports gambling being legalized across the country, a number of big players are looking for financing to expand operations. Mei Ling knows a little bit about the industry. The long-time Las Vegas resident has specialized in gaming lending for the past two decades. Prior to joining Umpqua, Mei Ling worked for Mutual of Omaha Bank for 13 years in the Gaming and Corporate Lending Group.
When she’s not working, Mei Ling loves to travel with her 11-year-old son. In recent years the two have traveled to Asia, Australia and Europe enjoying everything from beautiful beaches and camping to riding motorbikes and visiting museums. Mei Ling’s other passion in life is cooking. The Malaysia native loves trying out new recipes and cooking for her family.