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Going Places


DEAN SHIGEMURA, Bank of Hawaii’s (BOH) chief financial officer, moves up to vice chair of the bank’s Managing Committee from senior executive vice president. He has been a part of the committee since 2008 and started at BOH in 1999 as vice president and investments officer. Shigemura has moved through several senior positions at the bank earning his most recent title in January 2017. He holds a master’s degree in finance and management from University of Pennsylvania.

MEGAN JORAH moves to Hawaii Employers Council’s as a human resources consultant where she will provide related guidance, advice, support and training to employees of member companies throughout the state. Jorah holds more than 10 years of human resources experience, most recently serving in the HR department at American Savings Bank. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of Hawaii at West Oahu and moved on to earn her master’s degree from the university’s Manoa campus.

ANDY BAKER now is a corporate relations associate at Hawaii Public Radio (HPR). He joins HPR with more than 35 years of sales, marketing and promotional experience. Prior to joining HPR, Baker held senior positions at Eagle Distributors, Kona Brewing Co. and Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii — where one of his promotional programs was adopted nationally. He also is one of the founding partners of Hawaii Nui Brewing and has operated his own sales and marketing company, the RAMP Group LLC, since 1997.

NIELS TAYLOR is the newly appointed senior vice president of the Risk Management Group at First Hawaiian Bank (FHB). With nearly two decades of information technology and information security risk management experience he is slated to be an effective and successful addition as a leader to the group’s team. Taylor’s new role will have him managing the operating and information security risk management functions for FHB.

THOMAS DELANEY of Hawaii Dental Service advances to chief operating officer from director of information systems. In addition to managing Information Systems, he also will provide oversight and leadership for the company’s other operational activities, such as claims processing and member services. Delaney started with HDS in 1985 as a database analyst and concurrently serves as vice president of HES subsidiary, Hawaii Client Services. He is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach.

KATHRYN MATAYOSHI steps in as senior vice president of Account Relationship Management at HMSA. Just prior to joining the company, she served as superintendent of the Hawaii Department of Education. Matayoshi comes from a long line of leadership experience, holding executive positions at Hawaii Business Roundtable, Honolulu Board of Water Supply and the state’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.