By Katie Murar – Reporter, Pacific Business News
May 10, 2018, 2:28pm
Elisia Flores, chief financial officer at L&L Hawaiian Barbecue, has joined American Savings Bank’s board of directors.
“We are excited to welcome someone of Elisia’s caliber, who has corporate experience locally with L&L Franchise Inc. and nationally with General Electric,” Rich Wacker, ASB president and CEO, said in a statement. “Elisia’s deep roots in Hawaii combined with her extensive finance experience bring much value to our board.”
Mike Kennedy, the president of the North America operations of Australia-based firm OFX, is also a new board member.
Flores, who has more than 15 years of leadership experience in corporate finance, will serve on the board’s audit committee.
“I am proud to join the board of ASB, a financial institution I have long admired for its dedication and commitment to the people of Hawaii,” said Flores. “I am looking forward to being part of ASB’s continued growth and service to our community.”
Kennedy is also the co-founder of person-to-person payment system Zelle, and will serve on the board’s risk committee.
“Mike’s revolutionary work and leadership in fintech make him a welcome addition to our board,” Wacker said. “His insights will greatly support our focus on making banking easy for our customers.”