Membership

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Jerome Berlinger CPA
P.O. Box 796
Honolulu, HI 96808
Jerome Berlinger
taxcpa@hawaii.rr.com
P 808-599-5444
F 808-599-5444
C 808-384-3450

Jerome Berlinger is the sole owner of a tax consulting and tax preparation practice. He also works as an arbitrator and mediator. His clients range from small businesses to foreign companies. Mr. Berlinger is a member of the AICPA and an associate with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has presented numerous topics to the ACFE local chapter. Jerome has served on the boards of many and has volunteered for sporting events as a trained official. As an arbitrator, he has worked for the State of Hawaii hearing lemon law complaints. In his capacity as a negotiator, he has settled many cases with the IRS.

Seaward Consulting LCC
4348 Waialae Avenue #665
Honolulu, HI 96816
www.seaward-consulting.com
Clarence Chiu
clarence@seaward-consulting.com
P 808-672-2260

Clarence Chiu started in the event and marketing industry 17 years ago, as a web designer and developer, while being a student at the University of Washington. Before founding Seaward Consulting, he worked as a creative director and event planner in Seattle. He received a number of industry and design awards, including 19 WMA WebAwards and 18 AIVA Communicator Awards. Clarence has managed conferences across the United States, and in Europe, working primarily with Microsoft Channel Partners. He now lives in Waialae Iki with his husband and daughter, spending his spare time cooking, hiking, and improving his terrible golf game.

Clay Chapman Iwamura Pulice & Nervell
700 Bishop St. #2100
Honolulu, HI 96813
www.PacLawTeam.com
Gerald S. Clay, Esq.
gclay@paclawteam.com
P 808-535-8400
F 808-535-8444
C 808-220-8400

Gerald is a senior partner in the Honolulu law firm of Clay Chapman Iwamura Pulice & Nervell where he practices in the areas of business law and construction law and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. He also assists investors who have lost money as a result of fraud, negligence or other wrongful acts committed by stockbrokers and financial planners. He has taught numerous professional seminars on mediation and arbitration. Gerald has also authored several professional books and articles regarding ADR practice and construction law. He is co-author of “Before You Sue”, an introduction to mediation.

Troy University
108-B Bibb Graves
Troy, AL 36082
www.Troy.edu
Charod Dodd Ph.D.
charod_dodd@mac.com
P 808-518-8640
C 334-538-1269

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Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii
200 North Vineyard Blvd. Suite 430
Honolulu, HI 96817
Barbara Fischlowitz-Leong
barbara@atrc.org
P 808-532-7112

Ms. Fischlowitz-Leong has been responsible for developing a program that links individuals to technology so that all people can participate in every aspect of community life. Barbara has been active in the community in numerous programs including the Office of the Disciplinary Council for the Hawaii Supreme Court, American Association of University Women and Rotary. In 2015 she worked in Armenia and in 2013 in Turkey as a Professional Fellow through the US Department of State. In November of this year, Barbara will be honored by the U.S. State Department as a recipient of the professional fellows Alumni Impact Award. The AIA recognizes outstanding achievements of alumni who generate long term positive impacts in their communities. Her responsibilities in each country while meeting with governmental officials and community leaders is to focus on Civil Society and the inclusion of persons with disabilities in education, employment and independent life styles.

H. Murray Hohns Assoc.
1188 Bishop St. #2182
Honolulu, HI 96813
Kenny Goldblatt
ksgmedi8r@gmail.com
P 808-528-2805
F 808-523-5003
C 808-352-2805

Coming Soon

KW Honolulu
1347 Kapiolani Blvd, Ste 300
Honolulu, HI 96814
www.kwhonolulu.com
Laura Hankins
lhankins@suddenlink.net
C 806-236-9183

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Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union
681 S King St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
www.HawaiiCentral.org
Ruth Khoe
ruth@hawaiicentral.org
P 808-536-3677
C 808-218-2666
D 808-441-7351

Ruth is the Business Development Manager at Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union. Since working there from 2010, she has been responsible for developing relationships with business partners throughout the state as well as increasing membership. Ruth began her career in Public Affairs at KRON-TV in San Francisco. She had also served as the Program Chair and Treasurer for “Women in Radio and Television”. For over 16 years, she was the Vice President/Partner of her own firm at Khoe & Associates, Inc. located in the Bay Area specializing in Silicon Valley business insurance. After selling her company in early 2000, she moved to Hawaii. For some years, she spent time volunteering as a docent at Iolani Palace and Hawaii State Museum. She earned her BA degree in Political Science from UC Berkeley and participated in the master degree program at Hawaii Pacific University.

Pacific Club
583 Kamoku St. #907
Honolulu, HI 96826
Sandy Gottesman
luv2run808@gmail.com
P 808-942-5589
C 808-386-5589

Formerly a 35 year jewelry wholesaler, Sandy transitioned into Fitness in 2004. She currently teaches 3 free senior fitness classes a week, specializing in working with seniors and people with compromised health. Sandy works with them in the gym or in the pool, whichever serves them best. Her hobbies include hiking, writing and playing Words With Friends and Scrabble and family activities. Sandy especially enjoys people who have a great sense of humor.

Teach For America
500 Ala Moana Blvd. #3-400
Honolulu, HI 96813
www.TeachForAmerica.org

Josh Damon Heimowitz
josh.heimowitz@teachforamerica.org
C 808-464-3444

Josh is the Managing Director of External Affairs at Teach For America (TFA) Hawai‘i. He leads a team that is responsible for fundraising, communications, community partnerships and supporting the board. Josh graduated from Slippery Rock University with a B.S. in Sport Management. He has spent the last 20+ years working to improve communities through his volunteer efforts and his work at the YMCA, The Redwoods Group and TFA. Josh has lived in Hawai‘i since 2001, when he moved here to become the executive director at Camp Erdman. Josh's most important and favorite role is being dad and cheerleader to his daughters Kaya and Jade.

John Connors Insurance
500 Ala Moana Blvd. #2-303
Honolulu, HI 96813

Murray Hixson
mhixson@connorshawaii.com
P 808-534-7311
F 808-521-5995
C 808-782-4525

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Ameriprise Financial Services, Financial Advisor
1585 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1600
Honolulu, HI 96814
www.ThingsWorthSaving.com
www.DavidCLivingston.com

David C. Livingston
david.c.livingston@ampf.com
P 808-441-4000
F 808-441-6836
C 808-542-4945

Dave spent 25 years as a YMCA Director in California and Hawaii. He retired from the YMCA in 1994 and started TriMark of Hawaii, Inc., a Direct Mail Advertising Company that also deals with fundraising, fund development and photography. In 2011, Ameriprise recruited Dave as a franchise owner where he continues to serve his financial services clients today. He serves as a financial advisor with Ameriprise at the Ala Moana Pacific Center. In 2011 Dave was named one of Hawaii’s 2011 Wealth Managers who scored highest in Overall Customer Satisfaction in Honolulu Magazine. From 2013-2017, he was named as a Five Star Wealth Manager. Ameriprise recognized him for having attained a 100% score on Client Satisfaction. He is involved with Rotary (Past President twice and current Assistant Governor), The Navy League (Past President and Current National Director).

Northwestern Mutual
900 Fort St. Mall #500
Honolulu, HI 96813

Reid Matsushima
reid.matsushima@nmfn.com
P 808-566-5316
F 808-528-4208
C 808-222-2884

Reid was born and raised in Kailua, Hawaii. He attended the University of California at Irvine where he studied Economics. Reid joined Northwestern Mutual in 2004 as a college financial representative. He now serves as a Wealth Management Advisor and Field Director in Northwestern Mutual’s Honolulu office. Reid is involved with the Rotary Club of Metropolitan Honolulu and the Honolulu Professional's Foundation. In his free time, he enjoys spending it with his wife and son. His favorite activities are hiking, golf and playing baseball.

Security One Inc.
P.O. Box 10852
Honolulu, HI 96816
www.SecurityOneHawaii.com
Mary Paulson
seconehi@yahoo.com
P 808-734-4374
C 808-741-8665
F 808-734-7437

Mary moved to Hawaii from California in 1972 and loves living here. She started Security One, Inc., security equipment and monitoring company in 1992. Mary sold Security One in 2009 and continued to work as an independent contractor, selling alarm systems and cctv systems to homes and businesses. In 2014, she inherited Callaway Cooling Skylights and has been added being a skylight manufacturer of the best skylights in the world to her list of things to do every day. If you want an alarm, camera system or beautiful self ventilating skylights for your home or business she is your gal.

Locations LLC
614 Kapahulu Ave. #300
Honolulu, HI 96815
www.tompresler.com
Tom Presler
tom.presler@locationshawaii.com
C 808-222-4054
F 808-732-8580

Tom is a member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors as well as the National Association of Realtors. As a Broker and relocation specialist, Tom has worked with the full spectrum of clients, helping local families move to the next neighborhood as well as investors from Japan and the Mainland to achieve their real estate investment goals without being here in Hawaii. Prior to his commitment as a real estate professional, Tom honed his customer service, financial analysis, sales & marketing, and negotiation skills at Bank of Hawaii, General Electric, Frito Lay and the US Army. Tom believes strongly in giving back to the community. He is a Platinum Donor to the Locations Foundation, contributing 1% of his commissions to the mission of the foundation. He is also a volunteer instructor at the Hawaii Homeownership Center and regularly donates to the Blood Bank of Hawaii.

Oahu Photo Booths
Box 1807i 1253 S. Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96814
www.OahuPhotoBooths.com

Matthew Satterlee
admin@oahuphotobooths.com
P 808-223-5047

In 2013, Matt started his own photo booth business, Oahu Photo Booths, in Honolulu, Hawaii. For 4+ years he has delivered quality photo booth services to customers on Oahu. Matt is also the founder and CEO of Photo Booth Hub, a nationwide, online directory and booking site to help consumers find the perfect photo booth for their event. Matt hails from Missouri and graduated from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. He hung up his nursing hat in 2012. With a background in operational management and customer service, Matt is known for his attention to detail, commitment to quality and his love of photography. Matt is also an avid blue water sailor and owner of Caelestis, a 65’ custom sloop. He has sailed over 10,000 miles since 2012 when he sailed to Hawaii from San Diego, California.

Mana Means Advertising
1088 Bishop Street, Suite 1209
Honolulu, HI 96813
www.ManaMeansAdvertising.com
Janet Scheffer
Janet@manameans.com
P 808-521-1160
F 808-521-1104
C 808-285-7712

As founder and president of Mana Means Communications, Janet M. Scheffer brings 30 years of experience in advertising and marketing to the helm of her business. Janet has guided Mana Means to its current position as a top 20 advertising and public relations firm in Hawaii. She is a member of the AAF, HAF, SMEI of Honolulu, Waikiki Rotary and Mercury Business Association. In 2000, Janet was nominated as THE "Businesswomen of the Year" by Pacific Business News, as well as a recipient of "Hawaii's Top 20 Women Owned Businesses" awards. In February of 2001, Janet represented Hawaii at the National Working Woman Magazines Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards in San Francisco, California as the Hawaii Nominee. Janet has done a great deal of charitable and pro-bono work throughout the community over the past 20 years, most recently providing 4 continuous years of marketing and public relations efforts for Alzheimer’s Association and Aloha Medical Mission and several other charities.

Professional Image
841 Bishop St. #150
Honolulu, HI 96813
www.proimagehawaii.com

Marissa Steinfeld
msteinfeld@proimagehawaii.com
C 808-741-0440

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Marissa attended Punahou School from K-12. As many kids do, she went away to college on the mainland, but always had a desire to return home to Hawaii. Staying on the mainland for a few years and gaining some important experience running a tutoring facility for a subsidiary of Kaplan, she finally came back in 2006 to help her family with the small business her father had started, Professional Image Inc. It has been a challenging and rewarding experience of which Marisa is proud to be continuing.

HulaFish Computer Services
PO Box 1957
Aiea, HI 96701
www.HulaFish.com
Jordan Wrenn
Jordan@HulaFish.com
P (808) 585-6281
F (808) 585-6271

Jordan Wrenn is the owner and operator of HulaFish Computer services, an outsourced technical support and consulting firm. Jordan was born and raised on the island of Oahu and has worked in technical sales and support for over 20 years. He specializes in bringing a warm personality to technical support to ensure customers want to call him for help, rather than needing to call him. In his free time he enjoys martial arts, music, and spending time attempting to get his dogs to listen to him.