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CPB hires Travis Kikuchi as SVP and director of Private Banking

Travis Kikuchi

Photo courtesy: Central Pacific Bank


HONOLULU, HI (Feb. 5, 2024) – Central Pacific Bank (CPB) announces the hiring of Travis Kikuchi as the new senior vice president and director of Private Banking for the Wealth Management team. In this role Kikuchi will be responsible for managing Private Banking and oversee key areas including business development, recruitment, risk management, loan servicing and compliance.

"Travis' proven track record and dedication to putting clients first makes him the ideal fit to guide our Private Banking team into the future,” said Group SVP Kevin Sakamoto, Central Pacific Bank, Wealth Management. “Financial success is more than numbers on a spreadsheet. Travis understands that true wealth lies in achieving personal goals and creating lasting legacies. His commitment to personalized service will ensure our clients receive the guidance and support they deserve."

Kikuchi gained executive leadership and financial experience working for Merrill Lynch, Lee Financial Group, and other Hawaii banks, where he most recently worked in institutional advisory managing a trust retirement benefits department. 

He is heavily involved in the community and is currently an active board member with the Alzheimer’s Association of Hawaii, and Helping Hands of Hawaii, and is a Finance Committee member of Make-A-Wish Hawaii. He previously served as a Board of Directors member and the Board Chair for Holy Nativity Elementary School, Island Business Management, The United Cerebral Palsy of Hawaii, Hawaii Society of Business Professionals,  and the Hawaii State Golf Association.

In addition, Kikuchi is a graduate of the Pacific Century Fellows program and is completing his third year of Pacific Coast Banking School

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About Central Pacific Bank

Central Pacific Financial Corp. is a Hawaii-based bank holding company with approximately $7.64 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2023. Central Pacific Bank, its primary subsidiary, operates 27 branches and 58 ATMs in the State of Hawaii. Central Pacific Financial Corp. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol "CPF." For additional information, please visit: cpb.bank