Ernst & Young LLP
Mike is the EY – Honolulu Office Managing Partner and also in the firm’s Banking &
Capital Markets group. With over 23 years of experience with the firm, Mike serves both assurance and advisory clients in both Hawaii and the US Mainland. Mike began his career in 1993 with EY in the Honolulu office, and in 2002, he transferred to Phoenix, Arizona where he led the firm’s efforts to develop a financial services practice amongst the Phoenix, Denver, and Las Vegas offices. Mike returned to Honolulu in 2005 and became the Office Managing Partner in 2012. Mike left the firm in 2015 to become the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at First Hawaiian Bank, playing a critical role in the bank’s journey through an initial public offering and transition to an SEC-registered company. Mike returned to EY in June 2018.
Mike is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Hawaii. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Active in the community, Mike currently serves on non-profit boards such as the American Diabetes Association, Hawaiian Humane Society, Aloha Council – Boy Scouts of America, Diamond Head Theatre, and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce.