Greater Good Radio
ROBIN CAMPANIANO – President and Chief Executive Officer...
Born in Honolulu in 1951, Robin Campaniano carries the aloha spirit like a true blue Hawaiian. Robin has served the state as a pedagogue, philanthropist and corporate leader, breaking through barriers to uplift the business community and the lives of those around him. He is headlined as a powerhouse in Hawaii’s corporate scene, [...]
RICK BLANGIARDI - Senior VP and GM of KGMB9 TV, Board of...
It has been more than 30 years since Rick Blangiardi first stepped in to the television industry, and to him, the journey to the top was a slow but fulfilling endeavor. Rick’s career in the broadcasting business has brought him to different locations around the United States. He has worked with CBS Television [...]
ALLEN DOANE - Chairman and CEO of Alexander & Baldwin
Allen Doane is one of Hawaii’s top-ranking corporate executives. Allen has worked in various companies prior to his current tenure as chairman and chief executive officer of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., one of the oldest and largest corporations and the only surviving Big Five company in the state. He holds an extensive academic [...]
DANIEL K. INOUYE - United States Senator from Hawaii
Daniel Inouye has gone through life-changing events that would eventually put him at the forefront of the country’s political arena. Today he is a senator who relentlessly advocates the cause of Hawaiians, the very people he has grown to identify with. Senator Inouye has also played a major role in shaping the defense [...]
KONISHIKI - Former Sumo wrestling champion, Recording...
Born Saleva’a Fauali Atisano’e, Konishiki Yasokichi was the first foreign-born sumo wrestler to be named champion or Ozeki. Konishiki won his first 11 matches as an amateur athlete in the Japanese sport. He left after more than 15 years with the Sumo Association and started his own business as a marketing professional, publicizing [...]
JUNE JONES - Head Coach of the University of Hawaii...
June Jones claims the title of the winningest coach in the history of the University of Hawaii’s football team. In his eight seasons with UH as head coach, June has also bagged the Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year twice, in 1999 and 2006. All these accomplishments stem from a consequential decision. [...]
BRETT BREWER - Founder of MySpace.com, President and...
His colleagues call him “a true Internet visionary and an expert in online marketing”, and indeed Brett Brewer’s knowledge in the digital domain permeates in the World Wide Web as founder of Intermix Media, the publicly traded parent of Myspace.com. Today, he is president and Board member of Adknowledge, a leading online advertising agency [...]
JEFF WATANABE - Founding partner of Watanabe Ing &...
Jeff Watanabe is a tireless business and community leader, being member of the board of more than a dozen for-profit and non-profit organizations. He is a founding partner of Watanabe Ing & Komeiji LLC, which he established with colleagues in 1971. At this time, Watanabe Ing. and Komeiji LLC was the youngest of [...]
JEFF KLECK and WAYNE MCVICKER - Co-founders of Neoforma...
Greater Good Radio highlights Jeff Kleck and Wayne McVicker, founders and partners of Attainia Inc., an Internet-based management company dedicated to improving the management of the capital equipment lifecycle in healthcare. Prior to Attainia, Jeff and Wayne also successfully founded and ran Neoforma, the nation’s first significant Business-to-Business online marketplace for medical supplies and [...]
RICHARD “DICK” GUSHMAN II - CEO of DGM Group, CEO of...
Richard “Dick” Gushman is Chief Executive Officer of DGM Group, one of Hawaii’s leading real estate development firms. Dick Gushman has owned and developed projects throughout Hawaii, the US mainland and Guam over the past 30 years. His latest real estate venture includes the Waikiki Beach Walk, a multi-million dollar retail complex, co-developed [...]
KENTON ELDRIDGE - Co-founder of and Partner at Sennet...
With much experience to boot, Kenton Eldridge has brought talent and knowledge to Sennet Capital, a merchant bank focused on mid-market and emerging growth companies, where he is partner and co-founder. Prior to moving to the islands, Kenton has worked for more than two decades in the retail management sector. Kenton spent 10 [...]
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SHELLEY WILSON - Founder and President of Wilson Homecare
At a young age of 21, Shelley Wilson decided to start her business, Wilson Homecare. She was recognized in 2003 by Pacific Business News as one of Hawaii’s 40 Under Forty, and was one of the fastest 50 companies two years in a row. Her company was also recognized in Forbes Magazine with [...]
JOHN DEAN - Managing Director of Tuputele Ventures,...
John Dean stands as a legend in the American banking industry for rescuing several financial institutions on the verge of collapse. Nicknamed ‘bank turn-around specialist’, John lead the re-birth of five major baking institutions which included the Bank of Oklahoma in 1980s, which became the most profitable in the State three years after he [...]
ADMIRAL RJ “ZAP” ZLATOPER - Trustee at The Estate of...
Admiral RJ “Zap” Zlatoper’s work life spans four different careers, a verification of his versatile and well-rounded mindset. Admiral Zlatoper was a former commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the world’s largest naval command encompassing half the Earth’s surface, and including more than 190 ships, 1600 aircraft, and 200,000 personnel, with an operating budget [...]
BARRY WEINMAN - Co-founder of Allegis Capital, HiBEAM...
Barry Weinman merged and then took his first company public in the 1970s, making his first nine employees millionaires. Barry then became a venture capitalist helping start-ups become public companies, some of which included Palm, 3Com and Medscape. He co-founded Allegis Capital, HiBeam and Dragon Bridge Capital with much knowledge and skill in the [...]
CLINT ARNOLDUS - CEO and Vice Chairman of Central...
Clint Arnoldus has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, which has brought him across the United States and Europe working for companies such as the Koehring Company, Bank of America, Scandinavian Bank Group, First Interstate Bank of Nevada, and The Bank of New Mexico. And despite his well-established career in [...]
VICKY CAYETANO - President and Chief Executive Officer...
Vicky Cayetano is president and chief executive officer of United Laundry Services, Inc., which employs more than 300 associates and serves the hospitality and healthcare community through the provision of laundry services. She emigrated from the Philippines to the United States at the age of three and starred with Elvis Presley at the 1962 movie, [...]
DON DONG-KYUN KIM - President of Sony Hawaii Company
Don Kim did not let language and cultural barriers get in the way of his professional aspirations. This attitude, along with persistence and dedication, eventually led him to become Sony Hawaii’s top honcho. Coming to the islands from Japan in 1972, Don worked his way up the corporate ladder notwithstanding his minimal command [...]
CONNIE LAU - President and CEO, Hawaiian Electric...
It is not a well-kept secret how Connie Lau manages her time as chief executive of two large companies. Her secret? Being able to focus on activities where she can add value. And rightfully, her keynote position for Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. and American Savings Bank has set the tone for her [...]
BOB HIAM - President and CEO of HMSA
Bob Hiam started off at Hawaii Medical Service Association’s Claims department processing claims for the business, a core activity for an insurance company. Patience and perseverance paid off well that 37 years later, he stepped at the helm of Hawaii’s largest health insurance provider – providing healthcare coverage to more than half of the [...]
MIKE MAY - President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric...
Interesting factoid: Hawaiian Electric Company is a hundred and fifteen years old and the only utility company in America that was chartered by a monarchy. In addition, Iolani palace is the first monarchical base in the world and the second seat of government only to Washington D.C. to have electricity. Interesting quote: “If you [...]
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