Fearless leaders to guide and inspire

Board Members are our leaders of their respective committees. The Committees Board is elected once a year and any active Ad 2 Honolulu member is eligible to be nominated for each position. The Executive Committee oversees club management and operation. Board Members who have served for at least 1 year may be eligible to be nominated for an Executive Committee position.


Executive Committee

PRESIDENT Laura Ward Assistant Product Manager Hawaiian Host, Inc.   Why did you join Ad 2 Honolulu? To meet new people within the advertising and marketing industry and to help build and foster future relationships for future growth opportunities and partnerships.

PRESIDENT

Laura Ward
Assistant Product Manager
Hawaiian Host, Inc.

 

Why did you join Ad 2 Honolulu?

To meet new people within the advertising and marketing industry and to help build and foster future relationships for future growth opportunities and partnerships.

VICE PRESIDENT Roann Gatdula Graphic Designer Hagadone Hawaii   If you had to pitch yourself for a reality show? What would it be? Mr. Aloha: The Asian Sensation.

VICE PRESIDENT

Roann Gatdula
Graphic Designer
Hagadone Hawaii

 

If you had to pitch yourself for a reality show? What would it be?

Mr. Aloha: The Asian Sensation.

SECRETARY Mike Amado Exectuive Assistant AdWalls   What would you like to see more of in advertising? More partnerships, sponsorship advertising, marketing campaigns and opportunities.

SECRETARY

Mike Amado
Exectuive Assistant
AdWalls

 

What would you like to see more of in advertising?

More partnerships, sponsorship advertising, marketing campaigns and opportunities.

ADVISOR Alysha Komenaka Marketing Manager HOCU   I spend my weekend... Spending time with my daughter and furbaby, yoga, and going to new restaurants.  

ADVISOR

Alysha Komenaka
Marketing Manager
HOCU

 

I spend my weekend...

Spending time with my daughter and furbaby, yoga, and going to new restaurants.

 


Board Members

PUBLIC SERVICE Rayen Watanabe Graphic Designer Make-A-Wish Hawaii   One day, I want to... Share my love and passion for photography with the world

PUBLIC SERVICE

Rayen Watanabe
Graphic Designer
Make-A-Wish Hawaii

 

One day, I want to...

Share my love and passion for photography with the world

PUBLIC SERVICE Alexis Bennett Community Marketing Island Urgent Care   What is your favorite thing put on by Ad 2 Honolulu? Exploring new venues at networking events.

PUBLIC SERVICE

Alexis Bennett
Community Marketing
Island Urgent Care

 

What is your favorite thing put on by Ad 2 Honolulu?

Exploring new venues at networking events.

DIVERSITY Jaclyn Chew Marketing Assistant Hawaiian Host, Inc.   What would you like to see more of in advertising? Heartfelt and meaningful ads.

DIVERSITY

Jaclyn Chew
Marketing Assistant
Hawaiian Host, Inc.

 

What would you like to see more of in advertising?

Heartfelt and meaningful ads.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Jessica Kusunoki Account Executive ER Marketing   What would you like to see less of? Less commercials of food places that are not located in Hawaii.  I don't need to see Red Robin and Panera Bread commercials. Thanks though.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Jessica Kusunoki
Account Executive
ER Marketing

 

What would you like to see less of?

Less commercials of food places that are not located in Hawaii.  I don't need to see Red Robin and Panera Bread commercials. Thanks though.

COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIR Jasmine Cho Assistant Account Executive ER Marketing   Why did you join Ad 2 Honolulu? To network with people in the industry and gain more work-related experience. I needed a job. I got one!   

COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIR

Jasmine Cho
Assistant Account Executive
ER Marketing

 

Why did you join Ad 2 Honolulu?

To network with people in the industry and gain more work-related experience. I needed a job. I got one! 

 

COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIR Trent Niino Assistant Account Executive 6 Pillars Marketing   Favorite place to grab some grub? Gin & Tonics, Anywhere (that's food, right?)

COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIR

Trent Niino
Assistant Account Executive
6 Pillars Marketing

 

Favorite place to grab some grub?

Gin & Tonics, Anywhere (that's food, right?)

EDUCATION CO-CHAIR Ryan Lam Photojournalist Hawaii News Now   I spend my weekend... Being active; beach, hike, run, and tennis. Checking out restaurants and events.

EDUCATION CO-CHAIR

Ryan Lam
Photojournalist
Hawaii News Now

 

I spend my weekend...

Being active; beach, hike, run, and tennis. Checking out restaurants and events.

MEMBERSHIP Trey Takahashi Donor Development Officer American Red Cross   Go-to coffee order? Venti Pikes Place... or anything hot and black.

MEMBERSHIP

Trey Takahashi
Donor Development Officer
American Red Cross

 

Go-to coffee order?

Venti Pikes Place... or anything hot and black.

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PROGRAMS & FUNDRAISING

TBD