Business Leaders On The Move In Hawaii

LiAnn Yoshimura has been named director of health information systems with The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS). She now is responsible for planning, implementation and support of QHS health information systems, which include the medical record systems throughout medical center. Yoshimura previously was manager of IT projects at QHS.
Daniel Richards Jr. has been promoted to senior marking manager at Mobi PCS. In his new position, he will be responsible for development and execution of consumer, brand and digital marketing strategies, and will oversee media purchasing, sponsorships and social media. Richards originally joined Mobi PCS in 2011 as marketing manager.
Doug Shimokawa has joined Business Solution Technologies as a consultant. He will lead systems development projects for BST. Prior to joining the company, Shimokawa was a senior software engineer at Lockheed Martin and also worked as a software engineer for locally based Pukoa Scientific.
Steve Pherigo has been named senior community association manager at Hawaii First. He will bring senior experience to strengthen the team at Hawaii First with premier properties across the state. Prior to his start with Hawaii First, Pherigo was part of the executive team at Hawaiiana for more than nine years.
Dave Kostecki has been hired as president of Xpedite LLC. As president, he plans to build Xpedite’s clientele in Hawaii, the Pacific region and eventually the U.S. mainland. Kostecki also will oversee operations worldwide, including Xpedite’s office in Honolulu and its team in Manila, Philippines.
Lee Cranmer has been named senior development manage with Kamehameha Schools’ Our Kakaako redevelopment team. He will be responsible for the origination and execution of urban-renewal projects, including feasibility, planning, budget, design and construction. Prior to joining the team, Cranmer worked at Lend Lease LLC.
Liugi Kai has been named acquisitions and leasing manager with Kamehameha Schools’ Our Kakaako redevelopment team. He will be responsible for the preparation and execution of acquisition, disposition, joint venture and major leasing transactions in Kakaako. Prior to joining the team, Kai was an associate director in the investment banking division of UBS.