FIRST Hawaiian Bank Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Harrison announced the promotion of Edward Untalan to executive vice president and retail banking region manager for the Guam and CNMI region.
Untalan has over 34 years of banking and finance experience and is the very first executive vice president for the Guam and CNMI region. He is responsible for strategic business development and growth opportunities for the Maite, Dededo and Tamuning branches on Guam and the Gualo Rai and Oleai branches on Saipan.
Untalan joined First Hawaiian in 2004 as an assistant vice president/business banking officer and was shortly promoted to vice president and team leader where he led the business banking and commercial loan platform for the Maite branch.
He was then appointed as the senior vice president and Maite Banking Center manager in December 2009, expanding his role to have oversight of the Guam and CNMI Auto Dealer Center.
In 2016, Untalan was promoted to senior vice president/Guam-CNMI region manager where he became responsible for all five branches within the region.
Untalan currently serves as vice chairman for the Guam Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the chairman of the Cathedral Basilica Finance Council, and the president of the Guam Bankers Association.
He has also served on the St. Anthony Parish Finance Council, the Guam International Airport Authority Board of Directors, Guam Community College Board of Trustees, the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Administrative Council, and the Hurao Academy Board of Directors.
About First Hawaiian Bank
First Hawaiian Bank (www.FHB.com) was founded in 1858 as Bishop & Co., and is Hawaii’s largest bank offering consumer and business customers a comprehensive suite of financial services, including online and mobile banking services, deposits, lending, merchant services, wealth management, insurance and credit cards. The bank has 49 branch locations in Hawaii, three on Guam and two in Saipan. First Hawaiian, Inc. (NASDAQ: FHB) is the parent company of First Hawaiian Bank.