Natalie Taniguchi

Natalie Taniguchi

Executive Vice President &   
Enterprise Risk & Regulatory Relations

Natalie oversees the Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Sarbanes Oxley, Business Continuity and Information Security teams, as well as third-party relationship programs at American Savings Bank (ASB). Under her direction, the Enterprise Risk Management Program provides a framework to identify, manage, mitigate and report on key risks impacting ASB’s business. Natalie is the primary liaison with the bank’s regulators.

Natalie joined ASB in January 2002 as Vice President, Enterprise Management and was promoted to Senior Vice President in May 2007. Previously, she served as Financial Vice President and Treasurer for HEI Power Corp., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) and as the Corporate Finance and Investments Director for HEI.

She is on the executive committee and a board member of Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and a founder and board member of The Paani Challenge, the largest high school female wrestling competition in the nation. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a 2019 Pacific Business News’ Women Who Mean Business honoree.

Natalie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.