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Going Places

A LOOK AT WHO’S ON THE MOVE ON OAHU

JOY OANDASAN moves up to sales marketing support manager at UHA Health Insurance. With her promotion, Oandasan will oversee daily operations of the division and all team projects. She has been a part of UHA since 2007 when she joined as a billing representative and then moved up through various supervisory roles. Oandasan holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Hawaii Pacific University.

JAMIE CHOI steps in as Hilton Waikiki Beach’s director of sales and marketing at its Kuhio property. As the department’s leader, Choi will oversee the planning and implementation of strategic programs to drive rooms and catering revenues. Additionally, she will manage the over branding and communications for the hotel. Choi has been twice honored with the “Circle of Excellence” by Hilton Worldwide for her outstanding performance in revenue management.

BRAD LOGSDONjoins the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort as area director of sales and marketing where he will be responsible to maximize overall hotel revenue market sharing and optimize profit returns for all markets. Logsdon has held several management roles in the industry throughout his career, most recently serving in the same position for Marriot (Starwood) Hotels & Resorts, Waikiki Complex.

JESSICA FU takes over as The Pig & The Lady’s head pastry chef, spearheading the establishment’s dessert bar and the creation of future dessert items of its two locations. She earned a professional pastry certificate from the San Francisco Cooking School studying under James Beard award winning pastry chef Nicole Plue. Following an externship at Mourad restaurant, Fu worked in the kitchen of State Bird Provisions and The Progress in San Francisco.

RAYMOND PHILLIPS advances to vice president, manager, and investment product strategist in the Investment Services Department/Institutional Advisory Services Division of First Hawaiian Bank. Philips’ responsibilities include managing client investment portfolios, evaluating and monitoring investment products, as well as performing economic and financial market research. He joined the bank in 2004 following service in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot.

JOELLE YAMAMOTO joins Goodsill as an associate to the firm’s Trusts, Estates and Family Business practice group. Her practice will concentrate in areas relating to estate planning, probate and trust administration. She attended the University of Hawaii, where she graduated from its William S. Richardson School of Law. Yamamoto previously worked as a clerk for former chief judge, the Honorable Derrick H. M. Chan, of the First Circuit Court.