Michelle Leon-Guerrero, BS ‘07, MHRM ‘09
Michelle Leon-Guerrero, BS ‘07, MHRM ‘09, has been promoted to chief administrative officer at Hawaiian Host Group (HHG). In this elevated leadership role, Leon-Guerrero will oversee the company’s Talent Management, Operations, Customer Care and Warehouse departments. Leon-Guerrero previously served as VP of talent management.
Katie Mettler, BBA ‘02
Katie Mettler, BBA ‘02, has been promoted to vice president and senior wealth advisor at First Hawaiian Bank. As a Certified Financial Planner since 2012 and with over 18 years of financial services experience, Mettler guides her private banking clients to achieve their financial wellness objectives by creating a financial plan that will help them reach their long term goals including retirement, investments and estate planning.
Warren Altona, BBA ’06
Warren Altona, BBA ‘06, has been named product strategy & retail analytics division manager at Hawaii State Federal Credit Union. In this new position, Altona will oversee credit union deposit, loan and payment products, as well as the strategic and retail analytics of the organization. He will also aim to deliver and execute strategies that provide an optimal suite of products and services to the bank’s members. Altona most recently served as senior regional manager.
Kanani Miyahira, MBA ‘00
Kanani Miyahira, MBA ‘00, has been promoted to first vice president and wealth advisor at American Savings Investment Services. With over 25 years of expertise, she provides clients with personalized services to meet their financial goals while also offering portfolio management advice.
Landon Beers, BBA ‘07
Landon Beers, BBA ‘07, has been promoted to managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Honolulu audit practice, where he leads audit engagements in banking, technology, retail and hospitality practices. Beers also serves as treasurer for the Shidler Alumni Association.
Ngoc Nguyen, BBA ’05, MBA ’11
Ngoc Nguyen, BBA ’05, MBA ’11, has been chosen for the 2022-2023 Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance cohort. Nguyen currently serves as director of strategic finance at Hawaiian Telcom.
Daniel Chun, BS ‘02
Daniel Chun, BS ‘02, was named the Alaska Airlines corporate honoree for the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation’s Kūlia I Ka Nu‘u awards banquet. As a public school graduate, Chun was recognized for his contributions to the business community as well as his dedication to improving education opportunities for future generations.
Dan Richards, BBA ‘09
Dan Richards, BBA ‘09, has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Coldwell Banker Island Properties. In his elevated role, Richards oversees marketing for the company and its affiliated businesses across Hawaii. He also identifies growth opportunities and develops new business partnerships.
Reid Hinaga, BBA ’06
Congratulations to Reid Hinaga, BBA ’06, for being honored in Pacific Business News’ 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 for his demonstration of business excellence, contributions to his organization and strong community involvement. Hinaga currently is the retail delivery senior regional manager at Hawaii state Federal Credit Union and also serves on the Shidler Alumni Association board.
Tiffany Tabbal, BBA ‘08
Tiffany Tabbal, BBA ‘08, has been appointed principal and co-owner of Manageability, LLC. In her role, Tabbal oversees the company’s day-to-day business operations, while managing various projects for clients. She also focuses on assisting with certification as a woman-owned small business. Tabbal previously served as the company’s marketing and administrative manager.
Su Lazo, BBA ‘06
Su Lazo, BBA ‘06, had been appointed director of career development for the Hiapo program at Purple Mai’a. In her new role, she provides students with career counseling, prepares graduates for their job search and builds a network of local employers committed to hiring locally.
Danielle Ulmann, BBA ‘09
Danielle Ulmann, BBA ‘09, has been promoted to vice president of surety at Atlas Insurance Agency. In her new role, she collaborates with account executives to grow, build and maintain client and carrier relationships. Ulmann continues to manage the surety client book of business.