Michael Pearson is a senior vice president and real estate lender at Amegy Bank. In his role in the not-for-profit lending group, he is responsible for providing financial products, services and trusted advice to tax-exempt, not-for-profit clients and prospects of the bank.
Prior to joining Amegy, Michael served as a credit officer in the global oil & gas division at JPMorgan Chase. He has also worked for several banks as a relationship manager for the healthcare and oil & gas industries.
Michael has 32 years of banking experience. Among his diverse credentials, he holds a Certified Financial Planner designation and is an U.S. Treasury Department Enrolled Agent. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Fisk University and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.
An active member of the community, Michael is the Board of Directors’ Treasurer for the Houston Area Urban League, an Executive Committee member of the Chinese Community Center, a Trustee for The Battleship Texas Foundation, an advisory Board member of the Houston Center for Photography, and a member of the Art Colony Association Artist Support Committee. He is also on the local and state boards of the Risk Management Association (RMA) and serves on the RMA National Leaders Conference Committee.
Michael is active in cultural arts, performing arts, academic and social service communities in Houston.