Class Notes

Class Notes

Class Notes: Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004)

June 7, 2018

Shidler alums Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004) moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 2005 after graduating from UH Manoa.

Class Notes: Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982)

June 6, 2018

Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982) has been re-elected to the board of the Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union. He will serve a three-year term. Chun is an award winning educator, magician, balloon sculptor and kite enthusiast.

Class Notes: Richard Baker (BBA 2014)

June 5, 2018

Richard Baker (BBA 2014) has joined Facebook as an operations analyst. Previously, Baker was an audit senior at Deloitte. Along with a BBA from Shidler, Baker also holds a bachelor's degree in Chinese from UH Manoa.

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000)

May 21, 2018

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000) has been named the 2018 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year. Grace is president and CEO of S.E.T. - Pacific, Inc., an energy systems contractor based in Tamuning, Guam. Grace accepted her award at the Businesswoman of the Year gala in April and was featured on the cover of the May issue of Guam Business Magazine.

Class Notes: Jacob Muise (BBA 2005) and Kimo Tuyay (BBA 2004)

May 21, 2018

Shidler alumni and social entrepreneurs Jacob Muise (BBA 2005) and Kimo Tuyay (BBA 2004), along with their business partner Min Tuyay (Kimo's wife), are helping to make an impact with local reforestation efforts on Maui.

Dane Teruya (BBA 2000, EMBA 2007)

May 18, 2018

Dane Teruya (BBA 2000, EMBA 2007) has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer for American Savings Bank (ASB). In his new role, he supports strategic initiatives and business growth while leading the bank's treasury, financial planning and accounting teams.

Michael Hatchell (BBA 2002)

May 15, 2018

Michael Hatchell (BBA 2002) has joined American Savings Bank as vice president and financial consultant. He holds Series 6, 7, 65 Security registrations as well as Life, Accident and Health or Sickness, Variable Life and Variable Annuities Licenses.

Traci (Nobuta) Rose (BBA 1995)

May 9, 2018

Traci (Nobuta) Rose (BBA 1995) is the new franchise owner of InXpress East Honolulu. She will head up the second U.S. franchise in Hawai‘i, outside of the contiguous 48 states.

Trisha Gibo (BBA 2005, MBA 2013)

May 4, 2018

Trisha Gibo (BBA 2005, MBA 2013) has been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA as an Up and Coming labor and employment law attorney in Hawai‘i. Gibo is a director and attorney for Hawai‘i labor and employment law firm ES&A.

Michael Robinson (MBA 2014)

April 24, 2018

Michael Robinson (MBA 2014) has joined the board of Bikeshare Hawaii, the managing nonprofit of the Biki bikeshare program in Honolulu. Robinson has worked for Hawai‘i Pacific Health for the past 18 years where he currently is vice president of government relations and community affairs.

Czarina Caberto (BBA 2017)

April 24, 2018

Czarina Caberto (BBA 2017) has joined Anthology Marketing Group as an assistant account executive for the Advertising Group. In her new role, Caberto works closely with assigned account executives and account supervisors in directing, coordinating, planning, analyzing and evaluating assigned projects.

Jarenn Nagaishi-Choi (BBA 2013) and Bryson Murakami (BBA 2013)

March 27, 2018

Best wishes to Jarenn Nagaishi-Choi (BBA 2013) and Bryson Murakami (BBA 2013) upon their recent marriage. Bryson and Jarenn tied the knot on February 16, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Grant Kubota (BBA 1999, MBA 2005)

February 21, 2018

Grant Kubota (BBA 1999, MBA 2005), a senior vice president, financial advisor in Morgan Stanley's Honolulu Wealth Management office, has been named to Forbes Magazine’s inaugural list of America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors.

Md Maruf Hossain (MBA 2016)

February 16, 2018

Md Maruf Hossain (MBA 2016) has joined Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. as a management trainee. He is based in the bank's Corporate Head Office in Dhaka, Bangladesh where he is tasked with assisting in the development and implementation of superior service quality for internal and external customers of the bank.

Todd Yamanaka (MBA 1994)

February 14, 2018

Todd Yamanaka (MBA 1994) has been named vice president of personal lines and marketing for Island Insurance.

Dev Strischek (MBA 1970)

January 22, 2018

Dev Strischek (MBA 1970) has been appointed to the Private Company Council (PCC) of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2018.

Krishna S. Dhir (MBA 1968)

January 18, 2018

Krishna S. Dhir (MBA 1968) is a professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, and Henry Gund Professor Emeritus at Berry College. As a visiting professor at Szechenyi University, Dhir helps to develop Hungary’s first English-language PhD program in business.