Ms. Ann Teranishi

President & Chief Executive Officer at American Savings Bank

Ann Teranishi is President and Chief Executive Officer of American Savings Bank (ASB) and is a member of the ASB Board of Directors.

Ann started with ASB in 2007 and has since served in several senior management roles, including in Customer Experience, Retail and Consumer Credit Management and Regulatory Compliance. Prior to banking, she was a commercial litigator at Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda. 

Ann has been named to Pacific Business News’ Women Who Mean Business, Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the Next 20 and the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction. She is currently a member of Omidyar Fellows Cohort VII. Her commitment to making a positive impact extends into the community, as evidenced by her involvement with the boards of Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, Hawaii Literacy and the Hawaii Cellular Therapy and Transplant Center. She has previously served as Hawaii Regional Chair of the U.S.-Japan Council and on the Catholic Charities Hawaii Board of Directors. 

Ann holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics from Claremont McKenna College, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington’s Graduate School of Business and the Stanford Graduate School of Business Emerging COO program.