Before Carol Marx became the President/CEO for the Hawaii Credit Union League in April 2022, she led multiple mortgage and retail banking teams, spanning over 30 years.
Her passions in developing successful outcomes include:
- Coaching individual achievement
- Inspiring challenging advancement
- Discovering pain points to improve on
- Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
- Creative solutions to grab market share
Carol managed teams at both Bank of Hawaii and First Hawaiian Bank, the largest financial institutions in Hawaii. In addition, she ran Inter-Island Home Loans, a joint venture of Countrywide Home Loans and Stanford Carr Development. She graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
With a strong sense of service to individuals, team members, corporations and communities, Carol served on multiple non-profit organizations in capacities including President for Hawaii HomeOwnership Center, Mortgage Bankers Association of Hawaii, Soroptimists International of Waikiki and the Kaimuki Lion’s Club.
Having the combined experience of lending while working to put homebuyers into their first residence, Carol continues to network with the community to discuss opportunities to advance home ownership and financial education. Born and raised in Hawaii, she has a strong sense of responsibility to helping the families remain home in the islands, despite the high cost of living.
Her hobbies include cooking, hosting friends and families for dinner, singing Karaoke and when possible, dancing hula with her adult daughters in Missoula, at the University of Montana. Living in Kailua, Hawaii with her husband Paul, she loves a daily walk to the beach.