President and Chief Executive Officer
Michele Saito joined DTRIC Insurance in 2014 and brings more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She was previously with Farmers Insurance Hawaii (formerly AIG Hawaii) where she rose through the ranks from an accounting manager, to Chief Operating Officer, and later President. She provided leadership through the AIG crisis in 2008 and led the company through its purchase by Farmers Insurance, restoring employees’ confidence and building public awareness of Farmers Insurance Hawaii.
In addition to her career achievements, Michele is very active in the community. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Compensation Committee for Alexander & Baldwin, as Chair of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, on the Advisory Board for Catholic Charities, on the Board of Governors for Iolani School, and on the Board of Directors for Girl Scouts of Hawaii.
Michele earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honorary society. In 2011, she received the Shidler College of Business Hall of Honor Award. She is also a certified public accountant, not in the practice of public accounting.