Business Leaders On The Move In Hawaii
Todd Taniguchi has been named chief financial officer of Maui Divers Jewelry. He will oversee the company’s financial operations, as well as lead and manage all fiscal functions including financial planning and analysis, budgeting and accounting. Taniguchi previously served as CFO of Reyn Spooner Inc.
Dawn Marie of Kahala Associates has been recognized by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing as a member of the Million Dollar Guild for her recent performance in the $1 million and above luxury home market in Honolulu. Marie has been a Realtor in Hawaii since 2001 and specializes in oceanside neighborhoods.
Ian “Scott” Ross has rejoined M. Dyer & Sons as a military moving consultant. He brings to the position more than 40 years of strategic military planning and operational logistics experience. Ross previously worked at M. Dyer & Sons from 1973 to 1988.
Rae Saito has been hired as an independent project developer for RevoluSun’s Oahu division. In her new role, Saito will be responsible for educating and working with residential customers to achieve energy independence by designing custom solar systems and finding the best financing options available to meet their needs and take advantage of government incentives.
Jon Muranaka has been promoted to vice president, director of account services with Harris Agency LLC. He now will oversee the Harris Agency’s various departments, including client services, media and traffic, and production. Muranaka brings to the position more than 12 years of marketing and advertising expertise.
Mark Regan has joined Hilton Grand Vacations as senior director of sales-domestic market, Oahu. He will oversee domestic sales for Hilton’s vacation ownership division on the island of Oahu. Regan most recently served as sales director for Disney Vacation Club for Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina.
Louis Chun has been appointed assistant vice president, Kailua branch manager at Central Pacific Bank. In his new position, Chun is responsible for leading, coaching and inspiring his team to consistently meet and exceed the specific financial needs of CPB’s customers. Chun brings to the position more than 20 years of banking experience.
Justin Wamsley has been appointed marketing representative with Xerox Hawaii. In his new position, Wamsley will provide new and existing clients in the Windward and East Oahu districts with solutions to effectively manage their documents.
Vish Bhatia has been promoted to vice president of corporate revenue optimization with Aston Hotels & Resorts. He joined Aston two years ago as senior director of corporate revenue optimization and brings to the position two decades of international experience in revenue and assessment management.