Crystal K. Rose has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2006.

Rose, an attorney, is a partner with Bays Lung Rose & Holma (1986 through present). Rose is currently the lead independent director of each of Central Pacific Financial Corp. (February 2005 through present) and Central Pacific Bank (August 2004 through present), and a current member of the compensation and governance committees of each. From 2004 to 2006, Rose was a director of Hawaiian Electric Light Co, Ltd. Rose also serves on several civic boards.

Rose has a juris doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law (1982) and a bachelor's of science degree from Willamette University (1979). Rose serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Rose’s legal experience, as a partner with Bays Lung Rose & Holma, as well as her experience as the lead independent director of each of Central Pacific Financial Corp. and Central Pacific Bank, allows her to provide valuable insight and leadership in her positions as Chairwoman of our Compensation Committee and member of our Governance and Nominating Committee.