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Going Places


KIRSTEN KEMPER now serves as Central Pacific Bank’s vice president and director of mortgage administration. She will manage finance, capital markets, compliance, mortgage loan servicing and mortgage operations in the Home Loans division. Kemper earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Resources from Arizona State University. She has more than 18 years of experience in the field.

JASON MITCHELL is now vice president and operations manager for Bank of Hawaii. He will head the Automated Clearing House operations team — which processes electronic funds transfers — as well as the Dispute Processing Center. Mitchell started as a merchant service sales representative in 2006 with the bank. He earned a business administration degree from California State University.

NANCY ARAKAKI-CHODOSH is stepping into the role of program advisor at Hawaii Energy. Arakaki-Chodosh surpasses 25 years in the industry. She helped in the success of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Demand Response program that focuses on commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. She earned a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

BRIAN NISHIDA has been appointed Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) Chair of the Board. Nishida will lead the board in its mission to serve as a reliable source for opportunities and solutions to local businesses and communities for the betterment of Hawaii. He is the president and CEO of Step Stone Business Development. Nishida’s volunteer history with HJCC includes facilitating the strategic planning process, executive committee and more.

MICHELLE LEON-GUERRERO has moved into the director of client benefits role with ProService Hawaii. She will oversee health-care benefits administration accuracy and compliance, as well as the company’s open-enrollment projects. She has been with ProService for seven years, holding numerous senior positions, and was a human resources and payroll administrator for Horizon Lines and Hawaii Stevedores Inc.

BRIAN H. FULLER has been named vice president and loan manager at Honolulu HomeLoans Inc. He has more than 16 years of mortgage lending experience. According to Fuller, listening, educating and sharing are what drive him to help his clients succeed in becoming homeowners and reaching their financial goals. He received a bachelor’s degree in statistics from Portland State University.