Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer, Bank of Hawaii Mark Rossi joined Bank of Hawaii in February 2007. Mr. Rossi holds the positions of vice chairman, chief administrative officer and general counsel, and is a member of the bank’s Managing Committee. Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii, Mr. Rossi was a partner at Lane Powell from 1996-2006, where he concentrated his practice on a broad array of banking issues. Lane Powell is a Seattle, Washington-based law firm comprised of over 200 attorneys, with six offices located in Oregon, Washington, Alaska and London, England. Mr. Rossi served as the firm’s managing partner and president from 2004-2006.
President Emeritus, Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Jim Tollefson was named president and chief executive officer of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii in August 2001 and retired in 2013. He came to the position with a long history of involvement at the Chamber, having served as its chairman and a member of its Board of Directors, and is a member of the Chamber’s Executive Committee. Before joining the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, Tollefson was executive vice president at Bank of Hawaii. Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii in 1987, Tollefson worked in management capacities at First Interstate Bank, Sanwa Bank, and Trans World Airlines. Tollefson served as an artillery officer in the U.S. Army in Korea.