HONOLULU — Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (Hawaii State FCU) has promoted the following branch managers to assistant vice president at various branches across Oahu. They will continue to manage day-to-day operations at their respective branches, develop and implement strategies that lead to branch growth, and ensure their branches’ policies and procedures are in compliance with regulatory standards. Additionally, they will work with the credit union’s mortgage and investment teams to provide the right products and services to help members reach their financial goals.
Katherine “Kathy” Ishiro is the new assistant vice president and branch manager at Hawaii State FCU’s Kaimuki branch. Prior to joining the credit union two years ago, she served as a branch manager at Hawaii USA FCU.
Derek Kokubun is the new assistant vice president and branch manager at Hawaii State FCU’s Kaneohe branch. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, including 10 years with Hawaii State FCU and 11 years with Hawaii USA FCU, where he served as branch manager.
Jessica Baricaua is the new assistant vice president and branch manager at Hawaii State FCU’s Kapolei branch. Under her leadership, the Kapolei branch was named Branch of the Year in 2015. Prior to joining Hawaii State FCU more than two years ago, she worked at Hawaii USA FCU for 13 years.
Lorine Akiyoshi is the new assistant vice president and branch manager at Hawaii State FCU’s Mililani branch. She has more than 35 years of experience in financial services, including 22 years at Hawaii State FCU.
Stacey Robinol is the new assistant vice president and call center manager. She will continue to plan, direct and oversee the full range of services provided to members and prospective members through the credit union’s call center. She has been in financial services for more than 20 years, including 17 years with Hawaii State FCU, as well as positions at American Savings Bank and Bank of America. Robinol received her business diploma from the Western CUNA Management School, a three-year training program designed for credit union managers at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif.