Business Leaders On The Move In Hawaii

Heather Piper has been named senior vice president of credit administration at Central Pacific Bank. In her new position, Piper will develop, oversee and administer credit approval and credit-risk management programs. Prior to joining the company, Piper served as vice president at Bank of Hawaii.
Jennifer Onishi has been appointed staffing manager with Remedy Intelligent Staffing. She now is responsible for handling recruiting, interviewing, screening and placement of candidates for job opportunities throughout Oahu. Prior to joining Remedy, Onishi spent several years in the publishing industry.
Linh DePledge has joined Prudential Locations as vice president of marketing. In her new position, she is responsible for planning, implementing and scaling marketing programs designed to acquire and retain clients. DePledge brings to the position more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience.
Van Matsushiga has been named vice president of operations at Island Pacific Energy. He now will oversee all management of design and construction phases of Island Pacific Energy photovoltaic projects. Matsushiga most recently headed the sales efforts for California-based Solaria.
Grace Cobb has been promoted to vice president and personal banking officer at First Hawaiian Bank’s Kalihi branch. Cobb now is responsible for personal, small-business and private banking customer development.
Miriam Tcheng has been named director of food and nutrition at Pali Momi. She will oversee dietitians in providing inpatient nutritional assessments and more. Tcheng formerly was director of environmental services and nutritional services at Mercy Medical Center and nutrition services manager at Merced County Head Start.