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Bank of Hawaii Announces Executive Appointments Teik Ramsey and Brian Dote

Thursday, February 22, 2018


Teik Ramsey joins Bank of Hawaii as executive vice president and director of digital operations and customer care in the Digital Channels Division. Ramsey is responsible for the bank’s Call Center, ATM and Debit and Digital Payments departments. She will focus on increasing performance excellence and service levels throughout the bank’s digital footprint.

Ramsey has over 30 years of management experience in contact centers and operations from various leadership roles at The Walt Disney Co., Levi Strauss & Co., GE Capital, Bank of America, USAA Federal Savings Bank, Alliance Data Systems and most recently, Corelogic, where she led a division of 2,100 employees.

Six Sigma Black Belt™ certified, Ramsey earned her bachelor’s degree in political science with a concentration in comparative politics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her master’s degree in psychology-leadership development and coaching from Walden University in Minnesota.

Brian Dote joins Bank of Hawaii as senior vice president and director of mobile and digital commerce in the Digital Channels Division. He is responsible for developing and managing the bank’s digital bank strategy and will lead the development of the business, technology and marketing plans for mobile and digital commerce.

Dote, who has over 20 years of experience in mobile and software application development and UX design, holds five patents for his mobile development work on the iPhone. He spent many years in Silicon Valley as a software engineer, user interface designer and manager at technology companies, including Apple and Cisco Systems. He most recently served as the chief innovation officer at Mid-Pacific Institute, where he managed the Information Technology and Educational Technology departments. Dote is also founder of Tapiki LLC, an app development company.

Dote earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and his master of science in information systems from Hawaii Pacific University.