A LOOK AT WHO’S ON THE MOVE ON OAHU
IAN BIGELOW advances to chief operating offi cer at Locations. As COO, Bigelow will oversee all of Locations’ subsidiary companies, including Premier Title & Escrow and Compass Mortgage, in addition to merger and acquisition opportunities. Prior to joining Locations, Bigelow oversaw operations of the property management company he founded in 2009, after gaining experience in the fi eld in Los Angeles and Honolulu. His fi rm was acquired by Locations in 2012.
NICOLE HILLBERRY steps up to assistant director of food and beverage at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department including enhancing team member engagement, leadership development, improving guest experience and driving fi nancial results through tactics implementation and analytics.
KEITH WAKAMURA advances to senior vice president and commercial real estate senior manager at Central Pacifi c Bank (CPB). In his new position, he is responsible for the oversight of a portfolio of high-valued clients, and the management of a team of lending offi cers. Wakamura has over 20 years of experience in the fi nancial industry. Prior to joining CPB in 2012, he was most recently vice president, special commercial loan offi cer at Bank of Hawaii.
LAURENE CHAN joins B&B Mortgage Solutions as a mortgage broker. She will be providing mortgage solutions to clients, walking them through the lending process from beginning to end, while helping them meet their financial goals. Prior to joining B&B Mortgage Solutions, Chan was a business owner for more than 20 years. She also has 15 years of service in the food and beverage industry, including at Alan Wong’s in Honolulu and Canlis in Seattle.