A LOOK AT WHO’S ON THE MOVE ON OAHU
COURTNEY CHOW joins Le Jardin Academy as director of advancement. She is res ponsible for alignment and strategic growth of the school’s advancement initiatives with its master plan. Chow is an experienced nonprofit fundraising executive with expertise in organizational and project management, budget management, capital campaigns, strategic planning, board management, organizational change, grant-writing, program development, special events, communications, marketing, and public and donor relations. She recently served as operations director at the Honolulu Biennial Foundation.
JASON LAZZERINI steps in as president and chief executive officer at Locations. Most recently, Lazzerini served as senior vice president and director of home loans at American Savings Bank. Prior to that, he held various executive roles at American Savings Bank in the Investment Services, Business Banking, and Learning and Development divisions. His background in leadership also extends to Deutsche Bank, US Bancorp and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
TODD YAMAMOTO advances to associate director of information technology and master control at Olelo. He is responsible for developing and defining encoding specifications and delivery formats. Yamamoto also directs all policies and procedures for communication systems, networks, hardware and applications, including security. Most recently, Yamamoto served as the organization’s IT and playback manager. He started at Olelo in 2007 as an IT technician.
MATHEW “MANAKO” KENICHI TANAKA steps in as sales manager at the Oahu Visitors Bureau (OVB). His responsibilities include oversight of sales activities to help improve processes and garner results in both leisure and meetings, conventions and incentives markets; implementation of travel trade sales tactics; and collaborating with OVB’s industry partners on sales-related initiatives. He will also assist with crisis preparedness and management efforts. Tanaka has nearly a decade of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry.