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Finance Factors Promotes Choo, Chun, Anacan, Lee and Bringman
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Finance Factors Promotes Choo, Chun, Anacan, Lee and Bringman

Finance Factors announced today that Benson Choo, Eileen Chun, Romeo Anacan, April Lee and Debra Bringman have been promoted.

“We are pleased to recognize the excellent work and commitment of these individuals, who have gone above and beyond in providing quality service and solutions to our customers,” said Steven Teruya, president of Finance Factors. “Over the years, they have shown the ability to grow and acquire new skills.”

Benson Choo was promoted to senior vice president, information systems and technology manager. Choo joined the company in 2003 and served most recently as vice president, information systems and technology manager. He also currently chairs the Technology Management Committee and the Management Risk Committee. He has more than 20 years of information technology experience working for Bank of Hawaii, American Savings Bank, HMSA and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He is certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Additionally, Choo is a founding member and current executive vice president of the Hawaii Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals and also serves as treasurer for the CIO Council of Hawaii. He holds a Master of Science in information systems from Hawaii Pacific University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Portland. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle. 

Eileen Chun was promoted to vice president, residential underwriting department manager. Chun joined Finance Factors in 1998 and served most recently as assistant vice president, residential underwriting department manager. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing and international business from the University of Hawaii and is an honors graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Romeo Anacan was promoted to vice president, business development manager. He started his lending career more than 13 years ago and was most recently with Central Pacific Home Loans before joining Finance Factors in July 2011. In 2012 Anacan was one of Finance Factors’ highest producing loan officers.  

Debra Bringman was promoted to assistant vice president, human resources manager. Bringman joined Finance Factors in November 2007 and served most recently in the position of human resources manager. She previously worked as business manager for the Hawaiian Humane Society, human resources generalist for Pacific Allied Products, and human resources/ office manager for Imanaka Kudo & Fujimoto. Prior to entering the human resources field, she was a fiscal assistant at Pacific Telecommunications Council, where she later served as human resources coordinator. She received her associate’s degree in accounting from Windward Community College after serving in the Hawaii Air National Guard as a personnel specialist.

April Lee was promoted to assistant vice president, associate general counsel and lending compliance officer. Lee joined Finance Factors in January 2010 as associate general counsel and lending compliance officer. She previously worked for Cades Schutte LLP in the finance and real estate development department and Imanaka Kudo & Fujimoto in the land use department. Lee started her law career in 1999 with Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts in Manhattan, New York. While working on her law degree, she spent her summer months working for Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Francisco. Lee received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and international relations from Georgetown University and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. 

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