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Eric K. Yeaman

Founder and Managing Partner, Hoku Capital LLC

Director of Alaska Air Group since 2012
Audit Committee (Chair)
Governance, Nominating and Corporate Responsibility Committee

•    Financial Expertise
•    Public Company CEO Experience
•    Intimate Knowledge of the Culture and Transportation Needs of Hawaii
•    Community Leadership Expertise

Professional Highlights:
Mr. Yeaman is currently the founder and managing partner of Hoku Capital LLC, a strategic advisory services firm located in Honolulu, HI.  He was president and COO of First Hawaiian Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Hawaiian Inc., from June 2015 to August 2019.  From 2008 to 2015, he was president and CEO of Hawaiian Telcom, a telecommunications and technology company serving the state of Hawaii.  Prior to that, he was senior executive vice president and COO of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO). Mr. Yeaman joined Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI), HECO’s parent company, in 2003 as financial vice president, treasurer and CFO. Prior to joining HEI, Mr. Yeaman held the positions of chief operating and financial officer for Kamehameha Schools from 2000 to 2003. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP in 1989.

Current Public Company Board Service:
•    Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

Current Non-Public Company Board Service:
•    Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group)
•    DR Fortress
•    Lanihau Properties, LLC
•    Palani Ranch Company, Inc
•    Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.
•    The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation
•    Hawaii Asia Pacific Association

•    BA, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Financial Expert