Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 4/2/14
Celeste Mausolf, RN, BSN, MBA has been appointed director of cardiovascular disease with The Queen’s Medical Center. She now is responsible for planning, directing and supervising all nursing units, departments, programs, services, functions and activities related to cardiac services and geriatrics. She had served as executive director, cardiovascular service line at Hawaii Pacific Health since 2010.
Tony Kotas has been appointed chief operating officer with Summa International. He now is responsible for overseeing all operations, including budget planning, consulting, procurement, and project management execution. He previously was president and representative director for Aflac Technology Services in Japan.
Lesley Kaneshiro has been appointed senior vice president of operations and now is responsible for overseeing the operations functions for Pulama Lanai and its subsidiaries. Kaneshiro previously was senior vice president of finance. She earned her degree in accounting at University of Hawaii at Manoa and her master’s degree in business administration at Chaminade University.
Rod Peroff has been promoted to vice president and commercial banking officer with Central Pacific Bank. He now is responsible for managing and growing a portfolio of high-valued clients in loan and deposit accounts. He previously served as AVP and commercial banking officer.
Pohai Ryan has been selected as executive director of the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association. Prior to joining NaHHA, Ryan has served as executive director of Kailua Chamber of Commerce, where she gained unique insights into the expectations of the independent traveler and businesses that support visitors in island communities. Ryan also is a former state senator.