Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Carlson, Kealoha, Morikawa Rostron and Tasaka
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
HONOLULU, HAWAII –
Elizabeth “Liz” Carlson was promoted from assistant vice president to vice president and joined Bank of Hawaii’s Commercial Real Estate Loan Division as a loan officer. In this role, she provides lending and other banking solutions to commercial real estate developers and investors for the construction, redevelopment, acquisition and refinance of various asset classes including hospitality, industrial, office and retail.
Carlson joined the bank in 2014 as a commercial credit analyst and most recently worked in the Pearlridge Commercial Banking Center, where she managed a portfolio of commercial loans and deposits. She earned both her master of business administration degree in finance and her bachelor of business administration degree in real estate construction management from the University of Denver in Colo. She is a current board member of the Young Executives Board of Special Olympics Hawaii.
Lono Kealoha was promoted from assistant vice president to vice president. He continues his responsibilities as the branch manager for the bank’s Main Banking Center in downtown Honolulu, overseeing staff who provide the entire breadth of financial services to customers.
Kealoha first joined Bank of Hawaii in 2011 as a Bank Associate in the Branch Division, and has held various positions of increasing responsibility within the branch network on Oahu. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Tierney Morikawa Rostron was promoted from assistant vice president to vice president. She continues her responsibilities as enterprise credit risk officer for the Enterprise Credit Risk Analytics Department where she manages key credit risk projects and the development of credit analytics and reports to further enhance the bank’s enterprise risk architecture.
With almost seven years of experience at Bank of Hawaii in commercial and corporate banking, Morikawa Rostron first joined the bank in 2011 as a commercial banking associate in the Commercial Credit Group. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in art history and economics from Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass. She is an ‘Ōlapa hula for Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima and a member of the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club.
Nicholas Tasaka was promoted from assistant vice president to vice president. He continues his responsibilities as a primary relationship officer in the Pearlridge Commercial Banking Center where he oversees all aspects of his clients’ banking relationship including a full range of commercial banking services and products and a variety of commercial loans.
Tasaka first joined the bank in 2013 as a mortgage assistant, and began working in the Pearlridge Commercial Banking Center as a primary relationship officer in 2015. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.