Island Insurance Elevates Scott Kuioka to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Island Insurance Company, the state’s only locally-owned property and casualty insurer, has promoted Scott Kuioka to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
In his position, Kuioka will continue to serve as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Risk Officer, and oversee the Commercial Lines – Large Accounts division, and the Personal Lines, Reinsurance, Marketing and Facilities departments. He first joined Island Insurance in 2012 and previously held the position of Vice President of Investments for Island Insurance and Chief Investment Officer for Tradewind Capital Group. His experience also includes Senior Vice President of Investment Management Services at Bank of Hawaii and Portfolio Manager at Mellon Financial in San Francisco, California. He is current Chair of the Board of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and a member of the Kahauiki Village Development Team.
“Scott has played a critical role in a wide array of company improvement and modernization projects,” said Beverly Ament, President of Island Insurance. “His financial knowledge and wealth of leadership experience will be invaluable in growing and evolving the company over the coming years.”
Born and raised in Honolulu, Kuioka earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. He is a graduate of Iolani School.
Island Insurance Company, Ltd. is Hawaii’s only locally-owned insurance carrier, offering a full range of property and casualty protection solutions. Founded in downtown Honolulu, Island Insurance has been serving Hawaii’s families and businesses for over 80 years and is the only Hawaii-based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 property & casualty insurers in the nation by the Ward Group for 13 consecutive years. Island Insurance holds a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) from A.M. Best Company. For more information, visit www.islandinsurance.com.