Lt. Gen. William K. Hotchkiss III (Ret.) has served as Cantilan Bank Chairman since 1999. He received his Bachelor of Science in Aviation degree at the Philippine State College of Aeronautics in 1970 and earned his Master’s degree in Education at the University of the Philippines in 1978. He completed the General Staff Course at Escuela Superior del Aire, in Madrid, Spain in 1982 and the International Fellows Program at the National Defense University, Washington, D.C. in 1991. He served as the country’s 24th Philippine Air Force Commanding General (1996-1999), as Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (2012-2016), as Trustee of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) RSBS (1996-1999) & the AFP Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. (1993-1994), as President of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (2005-2012), as Chairman/President of the Rural Bankers’ Association of the Philippines (2005-2006) and the Rural Bankers’ Research & Development Foundation (2006-2008).
Atty. Bernardino B. Julve, has been a member of the Cantilan Bank board since April 2019. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in History at the University of San Carlos – Cebu in 1973 and a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of the Philippines – Diliman in 1977. In 1998, he completed his Master’s degree in National Security Administration at the National Defense College of the Philippines. Before joining Cantilan Bank, he held various government positions at the Department of Labor and Employment: Assistant Regional Director – Region 4 (1987-1989),Assistant Director/Regional Director – Region 7 (1989-1990),Regional Director – NCR (1990-1993), Assistant Secretary (1993-2000), and Labor Attache (2000-2015).
He was also a Commissioner at the National Labor Relations Commission (2015-2017). He was the managing partner of Julve,Tajano & Guerson Law Offices (1984-1987) and practicing lawyer of Alentaja, Ricasa & Velarde Law Offices (1982-1984).
Brig. Gen. Charles Y. Hotchkiss (Ret.) has served as Cantilan Bank’s President since 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree at Colegio de San Jose Recoletos. He accomplished his Command and Staff Course in 1991 at the Royal Australian Air Force Staff College and Joint Command and Staff Course in 2000 at the Armed Forces Joint Command and Staff College. He joined the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in 1980 as Squadron Commander and retired as a Wing Commander. While with the PAF, he became the Chairman of the Audit, Credit & Election Committee of ACES Credit Cooperative Development (1983-1999) and the Chairman of Supervisory & Audit Committee of ACDI Multipurpose Cooperative (1989-1994). He joined Cantilan Bank in 2005 as a Member of the Board and assumed the position of Executive Vice President from 2008 to 2014.
Tanya P. Hotchkiss has served as Cantilan Bank’s Executive Vice President since 2016. She joined the Bank in 2012 as Head of Strategic Management and became a member of the board from 2015 to 2016 and re-elected in 2020. She graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines – Diliman with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and earned her Master’s degree in Development, Innovation and Change from the University of Bologna in Italy in 2011. For her outstanding work in the international development community, she received the Devex 40 Under 40 award in 2013 in Manila. In 2016, she completed the HBS-Accion executive program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance at the Harvard Business School. She also serves as Executive Director of the Hotchkiss Foundations’ island ecology conservation work.
Maria Teresa Paloma – Hotchkiss first served as a regular director in Cantilan Bank’s board in 2004. She was elected as a regular director again in 2018 and since then has been a member of the Credit Committee and Bids & Awards Committee. She graduated from Saint Theresa’s College of Cebu with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce in 1977. Before joining the Bank, she was a Managing Director of Country Wide Lending Center (1993-1997) and a Senior Adviser of the Philippine Air Force Officers’ Ladies’ Club (1996-1999). She also worked as an Administrative Assistant for the National Security Council of the Philippines (1986-1989) and as Executive Assistant at Riggs National Bank of Washington D.C. (1991-1992). Presently, she is the Chief Financial Officer at Hotchkiss Learning Center and a Managing Director at Nova Manufacturing & Trading, Inc.
Dr. Deserree A. Yap, joined Cantilan Bank in June 2020 as a director. She finished her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology at Velez College in 1995. She then studied medicine at the Cebu Institute of Medicine which she completed in 1999. She completed her post-graduate internship and Residency Training in Pediatrics at Chong Hua Hospital. She passed the Physician Licensure Examination in 2000.
She also worked as a school physician at CIT-U-Medical-Dental Clinic (2008-2016) and as a Pediatric Resident at Chong Hua Hospital (2001-2003). She is currently employed by Chong Hua Hospital as a Pediatrician and Fellow of the Philippine Pediatric Society (FPPS). She also is a visiting medical staff at various medical centers and hospitals in Cebu.
Jeanette P. Zayas, after having served Cantilan Bank as a Member of the Board from 2006 to 2008, she joined again as a director in 2015. She finished her studies at the University of Santo Tomas in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. She was a Municipal Councilor of the municipality of Cantilan from 2007 to 2013. She worked as a Sales Training Supervisor at Sara Lee, Philippines (2003-2004) and as a Sales & Marketing Officer at Home Credit Mutual Bldg., & Loan Association (1998-1999).