Bank of Hawaii Announces New Senior Vice Presidents: Taylor Kirihara, Lacey Nakaguma, Davin Nakasato


February 3rd, 2020

Taylor Kirihara has been promoted to senior vice president and market executive in Bank of Hawaii’s Branch Banking Division. In his new role, he is responsible for overall management of consumer banking-related activities for all branch markets, including customer experience, growth, talent development and delivery of financial services in those geographic markets.

Kirihara joined Bank of Hawaii in 2011 as a business banking officer in the Commercial Banking Division. Since then, he held various positions within Commercial Banking, including senior analyst and primary relationship officer before transitioning to Branch Banking. Most recently, Kirihara was vice president and Downtown Honolulu market manager.

Kirihara is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, earning his bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. He also serves as board treasurer for Helping Hands Hawaii, and is a member of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce and the Honolulu Executives Association.

Lacey Nakaguma was promoted to senior vice president and chief audit executive from vice president and senior audit manager. Nakaguma succeeds the bank’s Chief Audit Executive Kristi Lefforge, who now oversees the bank’s Trust Services Group and Bankoh Investment Services Inc.

Nakaguma continues to be responsible for the oversight and execution of internal audit planning, fieldwork, and reporting, as well as managing a team of internal audit professionals and providing an enterprise-wide view of risks and emerging risks for the bank.

Nakaguma joined Bank of Hawaii in March 2019, and previously worked in the auditing and risk positions at American Savings Bank, and, in Washington state, at Union Bank, Amazon and Deloitte.

An alumna of the University of Southern California, Nakaguma earned her degree in accounting information systems. She serves on the board of the Hawaii Nature Center and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Davin Nakasato was promoted to senior vice president and Kālai Services Group Leader within The Private Bank at Bank of Hawaii.

Nakasato joined Bank of Hawaii in 2009 as a business banking officer in the Commercial Banking Division. He has spent five years in The Private Bank, most recently as vice president and relationship manager. Prior to The Private Bank, Nakasato held the position of Banking Center Manager for BOH’s Main Branch in downtown Honolulu.

Nakasato earned a bachelor of business administration degree, with a minor in accounting, from the University of San Diego, California. He serves as a board of trustee for Saint Louis School, his alma mater.

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