Guam – Bank of Hawaii recently named Desiree Braga Assistant Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer for the Guam Commercial Banking Center at Bank of Hawaii.
With nearly 11 years of experience in the banking industry, Ms. Braga will act as a primary contact between the Bank and commercial clients.
Ms. Braga first joined Bank of Hawaii in 2007 as a Business Banking Officer, fostering new and existing small business relationships by servicing their various financial needs. In this capacity, she was recognized twice for her outstanding service and selected as an awardee of the Bank of Hawaii’s Step Up To Excellence program in 2010 and 2011.
In 2012, Ms. Braga transferred to the Commercial Credit Products Group as a senior loan analyst and in 2013 was promoted to assistant vice president/commercial credit underwriter. Acting as a partner to the Commercial Banking officers in the credit decision-making process through financial evaluation and risk management, Ms. Braga strengthened her commercial credit skills and experience leading to this most recent promotion.
Ms. Braga is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Guam with a bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics and a member of the Guam Young Professionals, a committee of the Guam Chamber of Commerce.