May 11, 2021 at 2:34 p.m. HST
Ryan Morita and Monica Toguchi Ryan have been re-elected to the volunteer board of directors of the Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, Hawaii’s largest credit union lender.
Morita, economic program manager for the Hawaii State Office of Energy at the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, and Toguchi Ryan, owner and president of Highway Inn, will serve a new three-year term. years, as of March 2021.
âAs the Hawaii State FCU continues to grow and weather the pandemic, we are proud to have a Board of Directors that truly believes in our mission and consistently guides the organization by advancing the best interests. of our members first, âsaid Andrew Rosen, president and CEO of Hawaii State FCU. âRyan and Monica have both made great contributions to our credit union and I am happy to congratulate them on their re-election.
A member of the Hawaii State FCU for over 27 years, Morita has served on its board of directors for two consecutive terms and has held several positions on the board, including president, vice president and treasurer. He has extensive experience in finance and government operations, currently serving as Economic Program Manager for the State of Hawaii Office of Energy at DBEDT.
Toguchi Ryan is a third generation owner of Highway Inn, a Hawaiian food establishment that is one of the largest female-owned businesses in Hawaii and the state’s largest Hawaiian cuisine restaurant. She has extensive experience in exploiting and developing growth opportunities for small businesses. Toguchi Ryan is a former recipient of the Hawaii State FCU Annual Scholarship Program and has been a member of the Credit Union for over 25 years.
The seven-member board of directors is voluntary and works to ensure the success and prosperity of the nonprofit financial cooperative and its members.
For a list of FCU branches in the State of Hawaii or for more information, please visit www.HawaiiStateFCU.com.