President and Chief Executive Officer - TOPS Bank
By joining Vistage, Kailani has access to a community of like-minded individuals who can offer support and guidance as she navigates the challenges of running a community bank. Kailani brings a fresh perspective to CE-8924 as a non-owner CEO. Three of her direct reports are members of Vistage Key Groups.
Kailani grew up in Hawaii and then attended UC Berkely earning both her MBA and a PhD in Finance. For more than a decade, she held leadership positions at various banking institutions located throughout Northern California. Kailani moved to San Diego in 2018 when she was recruited to run TOPS Bank.