Chief Financial Officer
Curtis brings to Anthology the highest commitment to financial stewardship, accountability and transparency gleaned from a career in finance and accounting spanning almost two decades. Having worked with a diverse array of companies and industries throughout the United States, his experience and perspective are uniquely geared toward helping Anthology navigate its dynamic future in marketing communications.
Prior to joining Anthology, Curtis held management positions at Amazon.com, KPMG LLP, McKesson Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Master of Science degree in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Curtis is also non-practicing certified public accountant licensed in the states of California and Hawaii.
Bonnie Lee Alig
Managing Research Director – Anthology Group Guam office
Bonnie is responsible for overseeing all aspects of research development, execution and process in Anthology’s Guam offices in Tamuning. Her work includes developing new business opportunities, sales and client servicing, and developing qualitative and quantitative research programs supporting marketing objectives for multiple industry clients in Guam and the Western Pacific.
A Guam native, Bonnie joined Anthology’s Research Group in 2002. She is a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management and marketing.
Bonnie is an active member of the Rotary Club of Tumon Bay and a member of the University of Guam School of Business and Public Administration’s Advisory Council. She also holds memberships in the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Chamber of Commerce and Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
Director of Post Production – Anthology Advertising
Mark has worn several career hats in his more than three decades of experience in television and video production in Hawaii. Though much of his work has been as an editor, his career has included stints as a broadcast graphic designer, writer and commercial producer. Mark was a familiar face in Anthology’s offices prior to joining its Advertising Group as broadcast production manager, a newly created position at the time of his hiring. He had previously worked on freelance projects for several Anthology clients, as well as multiple political campaigns. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois, Mark’s expertise includes strong video and storytelling skills ranging from graphic animation to long-form documentary-style editing.
Director of Strategy
Naomi is a humancentric strategist adept in engaging and galvanizing audiences with passion, truth and purpose. Her work with clients is highly collaborative, partnering with brands and team members to reframe business objectives and develop communications and campaigns inspired by real human insight. For Naomi, strategy is equal parts art and science, and an ever-changing amalgam of observation, creativity and gut instinct, all informed by primary research, consumer trends, psychology, social listening and behavioral economics.
A resident of New York City for 15 years, Naomi worked with multiple brands, including adidas, Converse, Google Maps, Google Play, Nestlé Purina and Michael Kors, before returning with her husband and son to Oahu and her Nu‘uanu Valley roots. She is a graduate of Punahou school, and holds a Master of Science degree in strategic communications from Columbia University in New York City and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Associate Creative Director – Anthology Advertising
Wendi’s contemporary and innovative approach to art direction spans all four of Anthology’s disciplines – advertising, public relations, research and digital – providing clients with design work that is truly reflective of their brands. She brings to the agency more than three decades of determination and dedication to her craft, and a passion for staying ahead of the industry curve in design trends and changes that ultimately benefit Anthology clients.
Senior Account Supervisor
With more than a decade of her career spent in California’s Silicon Valley, Kristin fears no technology. She is skilled at and enjoys immersing herself deep into the technology weeds to build compelling demand strategies supported by a wide variety of content pieces, and approaches each unique client challenge from both a logical and creative perspective.
Kristin’s career experience with clients includes building a fully integrated holiday campaign, a 360º virtual tour application, a new brand for a nonprofit educational program, an interactive experience within a mega stadium, an enterprise website from scratch, a high-touch corporate executive event in Las Vegas, and a commercial featuring an NFL legend. With every task, she played a key role in exceeding client expectations on every level.
Now fulfilling her lifelong dream of living on Oahu, Kristin is a graduate of University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she earned degrees in business administration and fine arts.
Vice President – Media Services
Chuck is a recognized media expert and outside-the-box thinker who collaborates with media outlets and cooperative partners to create innovative advertising opportunities that achieve higher visibility and memorability for his clients. His advertising career includes two decades of experience in New York City’s agency scene working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands. Since moving to Hawaii in 1991, he has created strategic media plans for multiple local-based brands.
Chuck is a Vietnam combat veteran and a supporter of the Wounded Warriors Project. He volunteers with Shriners Hospitals for Children Honolulu and has donated more than 130 pints of blood (and counting) to the Blood Bank of Hawaii
Senior Vice President – Anthology Public Relations
Patrick has a wide range of experience handling public affairs issues and tourism marketing drawn from more than a quarter century of client work in Anthology’s Public Relations Group. He possesses a strong background in strategic planning and corporate communications, has led numerous public information programs, is an exceptional writer, and has cultivated solid, invaluable working relationships with members of Hawaii’s news media.
Patrick is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in communication. He has contributed pro bono public relations support throughout his career to worthy causes, including his current service as a volunteer board member of Duke’s OceanFest.
Vice President, Media Director – Anthology Advertising
Page brings more than three decades of marketing, media buying and planning experience in Hawaii to Anthology’s Advertising Group where she is responsible for its media department and maintaining agency relations with all print, broadcast and digital media. She has worked with companies and businesses spanning almost every industry in the local advertising market and has expertise with both statewide and national media. Page is passionate about research and the challenge of staying up to speed with changes in the modern media landscape.
Her career experience includes service as director of advertising and promotion at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Hawaii, and media director of Laird Christianson Advertising – one of Anthology’s founding companies. She is a graduate of Chaminade University of Honolulu, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing sciences.
Page is a two-term former president of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Hawaii Chapter and is active in its annual participation in AAF’s National Student Advertising Competition. AAF’s Hawaii Chapter honored Page as its Advertising Woman of the Year in 2008. She is also a regular guest lecturer at Hawaii Pacific University.
Executive Vice President – Anthology Digital
Wenona leads Anthology Digital Group’s project management team, ensuring every project it undertakes is realistically and properly scoped, budgeted and staffed prior to development to effectively meet client needs. Her extensive and diverse career experience, as well as deep understanding of the web development process – she has served as a programmer, quality assurance specialist and client contact person – has made Wenona an excellent team coach and discerning judge of everything required to successfully bring a project to completion.
Wenona is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her community volunteer work includes board memberships in Read to Me International, Project D.A.T.E. and Living the Word Ministries, and service with RAW International.
Senior Software Engineer – Anthology Digital
Along with an innovative mentality, Trevor brings over 7 years experience in software development to Anthology’s Digital Group. When he's not squashing bugs or plotting the digital team’s next big integration, he can be found researching and applying the latest trends in technology to ensure Anthology offers clients the best solutions.
Prior to moving to Hawaii, Trevor was a web application developer at Results Direct, a digital experience agency, where his primary focus was building and maintaining enterprise-level web applications for national associations and non-profits. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering, and a minor in mathematics.
Senior Project Manager – Anthology Digital
Jantzen brings nearly two decades of career experience in digital project work to the Anthology Digital Group team and its clients. Prior to joining Anthology, he served as project manager and product manager for the American Cancer Society’s main website, Cancer.org, and was based in the organization’s national headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. As part of his work for the national nonprofit, Jantzen also managed a series of online wellness programs implemented by the American Cancer Society in workplaces throughout the United States. His career resume also includes service as a web project manager for Atlanta-based The Home Depot where his responsibilities included special projects and section redesigns of the company’s national website, HomeDepot.com.
Jantzen is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Vice President: Field Services – Anthology Research
John brings more than three decades of experience in market research in Hawaii to his work in Anthology’s Research Group. He directs all field operations for the research team involving the collection of quantitative and qualitative data via telephone surveys based in Anthology’s call center. John also directs the group’s mail, online and intercept surveys. In addition, he ensures quality control as the lead of sampling for telephone and online surveys, and oversees research gathered from focus groups.
John is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management.
Creative Production Manager – Anthology Advertising
Queenie brings a driven, detail-oriented, responsive and reliable approach to her work as creative production manager in Anthology’s Advertising Group. With more than three decades of career experience in print production and advertising, she excels at ensuring the smooth flow of work in the creative department and facilitating the success of projects from initiation to delivery. Having resided in the Philippines, Japan and Malaysia before attending college in Hawaii, Queenie also brings an international perspective to her work at Anthology.
Prior to joining Anthology in 1995, Queenie worked as a graphic designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Executive Vice President – Anthology Advertising
With more than two decades of career experience in business-to-consumer marketing, public relations, social media and advertising, Jackie brings to Anthology’s Public Relations Group exceptional knowledge in providing strategic counsel to clients in a diversity of industries, including telecommunications, health care, travel, retail, hospitality and food service. She directs marketing programs for multiple Anthology clients, utilizing a combination of print, broadcast, online, and public and community relations in their community outreach, as well as event marketing.
Prior to joining Anthology, Jackie operated her own marketing consultancy for seven years. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.
Director of Account Services – Public Relations
Responsible for ensuring exceptional client service in Anthology’s Public Relations Group, Angus focuses on winning for clients and motivating the people behind those wins. A communicator and lobbyist by trade, with a background predominantly in food, agriculture and environmental sectors, his career experience includes heading corporate affairs for global agriculture company Syngenta in Hawaii and, more recently, Switzerland, where he managed Syngenta’s business sustainability team across the Africa and Middle East regions. He also loves to write and is skilled at engaging media to achieve strategic, policy outcomes for his clients.
Angus is a graduate of North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He also undertook executive education at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in California, the Graduate Institute Geneva in Switzerland, and INSEAD graduate business school in Fontainebleau, France, and served in the Peace Corps.
Angus volunteers with River of Life Mission, the American Red Cross and Aloha Youth Lacrosse Association.
Vice President, Anthology Public Relations
Erin specializes primarily in travel and tourism public relations and corporate communications for Anthology’s Public Relations Group, managing client relationships and internal teams working on hospitality, retail, and lifestyle brands. Born and raised on the island of Hawaii, she is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, where she earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in mass communication and journalism with an emphasis in public relations.
Erin is a board member and serves as communications vice president for the Hawaii Society of Business Professionals. She has also served as wish granter for Make-A-Wish Hawaii.
Vice President: Research Services – Anthology Research
Craig is Anthology Research Group’s expert in the study of research data, employing detailed statistical formulas and his career experience in research services to assess findings, trends and analyses. As part of his expertise, he delivers the basis for the intelligence and strategic recommendations sought by clients of Anthology Research. Craig is also responsible for report preparation and analysis, and manages the research team’s utilization of statistics, graphics and data processing functions.
Craig is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance.
Account Supervisor – Anthology Advertising
Holly’s career experience in marketing, communications and advertising has included managing clients representing a wide range of specialties, including retail, health care, technology, tourism and real estate.
With an acute attention to detail and results-oriented mindset, Holly has managed projects ranging from graphic design and television commercials to web design. She has also developed rebranding strategies, created content for social media initiatives, and executed integrated marketing programs.
Before moving to Hawaiʻi in 2016, Holly handled project management at advertising agencies in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Charleston, South Carolina. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a major in marketing.
Account Supervisor – Anthology Digital
Erica brings a technology- and people-focused work ethic to Anthology’s Digital Group where she works with some of the team’s largest clients seeking ways to manage technology and strategy. She manages the day-to-day tasks of multiple projects, including website redesigns, mobile app launches and custom interactive projects, always making sure clients are satisfied throughout the process. Prior to joining Anthology, Erica managed marketing strategies for both small and large businesses, including confectioner Hawaiian Host.
Erica is a graduate of Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management and a Master of Business Administration degree.
She is fluent in Hawaiian.
Senior Vice President, Director of Experience Design – Anthology Digital
Lori guides Anthology’s Digital Group in crafting and evolving meaningful digital experiences into sound communication strategies through the process of matching relevant content, intuitive interfaces and brand-worthy visual designs. She combines career knowledge of marketing and the psychology of design to develop and optimize digital experiences and solutions, and has contributed to the digital success stories of multiple Anthology clients.
Lori is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in communication.
Senior Account Supervisor – Anthology Advertising/Anthology Digital
Tim brings more than 15 years of work experience in advertising and marketing to Anthology’s Advertising and Digital Groups, having worked with clients spanning the health care, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods and finance industries. His passion is using strategic integrated solutions to help clients achieve their marketing goals. Approaching each challenge with a belief that no two are the same, Tim draws on his career experience and current market insights to carve out unique successes his clients can own.
Director of Strategic Communications – Anthology Public Relations
William joins Anthology’s Public Relations Group as director of strategic communications, overseeing client strategies for the firm’s public affairs and government relations team. He is responsible for managing legislative relations and provides issues management and crisis communications counsel. He also develops and executes public involvement and information programs for dissemination through written, digital and broadcast channels.
Prior to joining Anthology, William served as communications director for the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs managing internal and external communications on complex regulatory and consumer matters, and in leadership capacities at the Hawaii State Legislature. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii and is a graduate of Saint Louis School.
Director of Editorial Services – Anthology Public Relations
Derek conceptualizes, develops, edits and composes editorial content on various subjects over multiple media platforms and across Anthology’s disciplines. The company created the director of editorial services position to utilize his skills as an award winning Hawaii-based writer and editor.
Prior to joining Anthology, Derek served for five years as editor-in-chief of Hawaii magazine, an Oahu-based, nationally distributed bimonthly magazine aimed at frequent- and first-time travelers to the Hawaiian Islands. His career experience includes seven years as an arts and entertainment writer for The Honolulu Advertiser daily newspaper where he wrote lifestyle features on music, film, TV, nightlife, art, fashion and culture. At The Honolulu Advertiser, Derek also fulfilled a longtime dream of combining his lifelong loves of music and writing into a career interviewing dozens of musicians, including Prince, B.B. King, Eddie Vedder, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, David Byrne, Kanye West, Roger Daltrey, Rihanna and Pink.
Born and raised on the island of Hawaii, Derek is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. His journalism awards include multiple honors from the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter, and three first-place Pai Awards for Visitor Publication Excellence from the Hawaii Publishers Association as editor-in-chief of Hawaii magazine.
Derek volunteers time annually as a judge for The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation’s Inspired in Hawaii essay contest for kindergarten through 12th grade students.
Associate Creative Director – Anthology Advertising
Alan is passionate about his creative and design work for clients of Anthology’s Advertising Group and has won multiple local, national and international awards. He has been honored with six Pele Gold Awards from the American Advertising Federation’s Hawaii Chapter, including a Best in Show in Advertising award and Special Judge’s Award, for his work at Anthology.
Alan is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design.
Edwina Minglana Pinē
Director of Human Resources
Edwina is responsible for the effective management of Anthology’s human resources needs and is focused on hiring and developing the best. Prior to joining Anthology, she served as human resources manager for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Edwina earned a Master of Arts degree in education from Argosy University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She also holds a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation.
Edwina serves as a volunteer board member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Hawaii Chapter and chairs its Certification Committee
Account Supervisor – Anthology Public Relations
Shere’e brings agency, media, public relations and marketing experience to Anthology’s Public Relations Group. Her career experience includes managing public relations strategies for clients in the hospitality, retail, nonprofit and restaurant industries.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Shere’e is a graduate of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism, with a minor in speech. While attending classes at UH, she also served as a DJ and promotions director for campus radio station KTUH-FM, and was a reporter for the university’s student newspaper, Ka Leo O Hawaii.
In 2012, Shere’e received an Emmy Award for “Best Newscast in a Medium Market.”
Senior Account Supervisor – Anthology Advertising
Robert develops and executes marketing strategies, advertising campaigns and events while always going the extra mile to assure the needs of his clients in Anthology’s Advertising Group are met consistently and on time. Captivated by his first behind-the-scenes peek at a young age into the world of advertising, when a family friend cast him as an extra in a local television spot, Robert’s fascination with the industry grew as he entered college and began his agency career. His career experience includes work with a diversity of Hawaii and national brands spanning the food, beverage and insurance industries.
Robert is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications.
Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director – Anthology Advertising
April excels at developing innovative and finely targeted ideas for clients of Anthology’s Advertising Group. Her passion as creative director is getting to the heart and soul of the brands she works with, which she believes leads to striking, memorable and always relevant advertising.
April has won numerous local and national awards for her work. She is a former president and board member of the American Advertising Federation’s Hawaii Chapter, which honored her as its Advertising Woman of the Year in 1998. April’s volunteer community work includes the creation of campaigns and collateral materials for the Hawaiian Humane Society, Honolulu International Film Festival and Cat Friends Hawaii.
Associate Creative Director – Anthology Advertising
Kris brings globally accumulated career experience to Anthology’s Advertising Group, having served as an art director at O&M in Portland, Oregon, and Cape Town, South Africa, and DDB in Seattle, Washington, and Singapore. An avid traveler, Kris has visited nearly 100 countries. He draws inspiration and energy for his life and work from his two adopted daughters.
Kris regularly volunteers his time with the American Red Cross, March of Dimes, Pacific Survivor Center and Advocates for Africa’s Children.
Information Technology Manager
Peter brings nearly two decades of career experience in IT administration, networking, management and support to his work at Anthology. He is proficient in a wide array of system, security, operating system and hardware environments, always contributing creative and efficient solutions to the company. Prior to joining Anthology, Peter worked at Apple Inc., where he accumulated excellent insight into multiple technology industries.
He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Vice President: Account Services – Anthology Advertising
Amy brings a highly organized, detail-oriented approach to her work in Anthology’s Advertising Group. A born multitasker, she is adept at managing multiple projects while remaining on top of deadlines and budgets. Amy also enjoys working closely with Anthology’s internal teams to keep creative development and media planning in line with the marketing strategies of her clients.
She is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and spent two years following her graduation as an English teacher based in Osaka, Japan.
Stephanie Van Duser
Broadcast Production Manager – Advertising Group
Stephanie brings extensive career knowledge in television and broadcasting to her work as broadcast production manager in Anthology’s Advertising Group. Based in the group’s broadcast department, she is responsible for overseeing the development of broadcast projects from fruition to completion.
Stephanie’s career experience includes work as a Los Angeles-based client services representative for NBC, where she served alongside a team of top creatives tasked with producing some of the broadcast TV network’s most popular series, including The Office, Parenthood and Law and Order. She also served as broadcast coordinator for the NBC series Grimm prior to moving to Oahu.
Stephanie’s career in Hawaii has included work as a news producer for ABC-TV affiliate KITV and an account executive at iHeartMedia Honolulu. She initially joined Anthology as a broadcast coordinator in its Advertising Group.
Stephanie is a graduate of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University in Orange, California, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in television and broadcast journalism.
Senior Account Supervisor – Anthology Public Relations
Samantha brings career experience in integrated marketing communications strategies, traditional marketing and advertising, public relations, digital communications and event management to Anthology’s Public Relations Group. Her work in multiple industries – including nonprofits, food and beverage, retail and fashion – has imbued Samantha with a wealth of knowledge to draw from in guiding her Anthology clients.
Samantha is a graduate of Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she earned a Master of Science degree in communications management. She is a former president of the American Marketing Association’s Hawaii Chapter and has held board positions with the Public Relations Society of America’s Hawaii Chapter. Her volunteer work includes service as communications chair on the steering committee of Ad Up Hawaii.
Samantha is fluent in Chinese.
Account Supervisor — Public Relations
Robert brings a wealth of knowledge in community and business outreach to Anthology, as well as extensive technical communications experience through his career work on large-scale transportation and construction-related projects.
Since joining Anthology in 2017, Robert has served as the public involvement manager for the Airport Guideway and Stations segment of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Prior to that, he served as a senior communications specialist and public involvement manager for Kiewit Corporation.
Robert actively serves on the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii’s Alliance Board of young professionals and the marketing committee for Hawaii Literacy. He is also the Ethics Committee Chair for the Public Relations Society of America Hawaii Chapter.
Robert is a graduate of California State University, Chico, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in multicultural and gender studies.
Mei Jeanne Wagner
Vice President – Advertising and Promotions
Mei Jeanne brings a unique blend of public relations, marketing, issue advocacy and event-planning experience to her work at Anthology. Her career includes extensive work experience in the entertainment industry, where she learned the importance of using every appropriate communications tool at her disposal to further client objectives – a skill she still employs at Anthology. Mei Jeanne also possesses keen insights for communicating effectively with multiple constituencies within Hawaii’s multicultural community. She has played a pivotal role in the creation of award-winning branding and communications programs at Anthology for organizations spanning a range of industries, including public service, state and city government, entertainment, retail, and travel and tourism.
Her volunteer work includes memberships on multiple charitable and nonprofit boards, including Malama Hawaii, Bishop Museum Advisory Council, Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii and Kumu Kahua Theatre.
Creative Director – Anthology Advertising
Adrian brings to Anthology’s Advertising Group career experience crafting award-winning words and work for clients ranging from multinational corporations to mom-and-pop businesses while always embracing the challenge of creating and sustaining an authentic brand voice. His circuitous professional journey – from Tokyo, Japan, to Seattle, Washington, to Cincinnati, Ohio, to Hawaii – helped develop his perspective on the challenges and joys of working in advertising. Adrian has received local, national and international recognition for his work at Anthology.
Senior Vice President: Public Affairs – Anthology Public Relations
John brings more than a quarter century of communications experience to assisting his clients as head of the public affairs division of Anthology’s Public Relations Group. Known for developing creative approaches to problem solving, John’s focus is providing strategic counsel to government and business community leaders.
His areas of expertise include planning for public involvement and public information programs; developing messaging disseminated through written, digital and broadcast channels; and creating and executing events and activities related to government relations. His work in these activities includes media relations, legislative relations and communications delivering successful outcomes in environmental reviews and permitting processes.
Media Supervisor - Anthology Advertising
Yeon brings career experience in a variety of advertising categories – in particular, retail, travel and tourism, health care and nonprofit – to her work as a media supervisor in Anthology’s Advertising Group, her integrity and passion produces the best possible results for her clients.
Yeon understands the importance of developing partnerships between clients, agency and the media in order to advance successful outcomes. She is adept at managing and stretching client budgets in the most cost-effective and efficient ways, with diligence apparent in everything she does.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Yeon moved to Hawaiʻi in 1985. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.