Allan R. Landon
Allan Landon is leading the corporate outreach program for the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, where he also is an adjunct professor. He is a director of State Farm Mutual Insurance and State Farm Bank in Bloomington, Illinois. Al also is a partner in Community BanCapital, a community bank investment fund based in Portland, Oregon. In 2015, Al was nominated by President Obama to serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Al finished his work in 2010 as chairman and CEO of Bank of Hawaii, a community-focused bank and NYSE company with a market value exceeding $2 billion. Bank of Hawaii, noted for its solid financial results, asset quality, and disciplined management, was selected by Forbes magazine as the "Best Bank in America" in 2009 and 2010.
Before joining Bank of Hawaii in 2000, Al was CFO of First American Bank in Nashville. Earlier he was a CPA and partner with Ernst & Young, where he served in six offices in the Midwest and the East and specialized in serving community banks and other financial institutions.
Al is a vice chair of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution and a director of PBS, both in Washington, DC. In Utah, Al serves on advisory boards of the David Eccles School of Business, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, the Center for Innovation in Banking and Financial Services at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City), and the Park City High School's Center for Advanced Professional Studies. He is a director of Whistic Inc., a startup firm providing computer security services.
Previously, Al served as chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Medical Services Association, Hawaii's Blue Cross / Blue Shield provider. Al also served as a director of MidFirst Bank in Oklahoma City and of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle.
Al is a graduate of Iowa State University. He and his wife, Sue, reside in Park City, Utah.