June 23, 2020
Finance Factors Welcomes Rob Nelson as Senior Executive Vice President
Finance Factors, Hawaii’s largest locally-owned depository financial services loan company, recently hired Rob Nelson as Senior Executive Vice President. He is responsible for company strategy and execution planning. Rob is a finance and accounting professional with over 12 years of diverse experience serving the financial services, retail, and semiconductor industries.
“We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Rob’s character and experience on our executive management team,” said Steven Teruya, Finance Factors president and chief operating officer. “Rob is a valuable addition to the company and will be instrumental in continuing to move the company forward.”
After earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College, Rob worked at Bank of America for 6 years in a variety of roles. He joined BofA as a member of the Finance Leadership Development Program, a rotational program where he lived in Charlotte, Boston, and New York. He held roles as a finance partner supporting the Global Commercial Bank, a Controller for U.S. Trust, and supporting the acquisition of Merrill Lynch from due diligence to integration. During this time, Rob also passed all three Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examinations in three consecutive years, earning the CFA Charterholder designation.
Rob received his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2014 and thereafter joined Maxim Integrated’s CFO Leadership Development Program. Maxim Integrated is an innovative analog semiconductor designer that serves the automotive, industrial, consumer, and datacenter markets. While at Maxim Integrated, Rob held a variety of senior management roles as a Director supporting Treasury, R&D Finance, and most recently, Global Sales & Marketing Finance. Additionally, Rob helped coordinate the company-wide strategic planning process for the past three years and oversaw all finance recruiting and hiring as the head of the CFO Leadership Development Program.
Rob currently resides in Manoa and enjoys all things outdoors (soccer, hiking, snowboarding), traveling and helping the community. He has had community service leadership roles both at Bank of America and Maxim Integrated. He also just completed a three-year board term as a director for San Jose’s Christmas in the Park San Jose organization.
About Finance Factors
Finance Factors has been providing financial services in Hawaii for more than 68 years. Started in 1952 by several island families, the company has grown from a small local enterprise that pioneered personal loans for Hawaii’s people, into Hawaii’s largest locally-owned depository financial services loan company. Finance Factors (NMLS #449916) specializes in residential loans for purchase, refinance, cash-out, and home equity, as well as commercial real estate loans. Finance Factors also offers some of the best rates on certificates of deposit and savings accounts, with deposits insured by the FDIC.