RIM Architects-Hawai'i has announced the following promotions and hires:
Christopher Messer has been promoted to senior associate, and will be the firm's operations manager. He has more than 25 years of experience on commercial/retail, hospitality, healthcare and industrial projects. Ron Compton has been appointed sustainable programs coordinator, and will oversee all sustainable design strategies as well as the ongoing educational sustainable programs. Also, Joseph Echeverri has been promoted to senior project coordinator, Diana Nakamura has been named executive assistant/human resources coordinator, and Bryon Smith has been hired as a senior project architect.
Joseph R. Downs III has been promoted to chief information officer at Barnwell Industries Inc. Other promotions at Barnwell include Traciann K. Watanabe to assistant vice president, assistant controller; Sheryl A.L. Villanueva to assistant vice president, assistant controller; and Heidi M. Uratsuka to assistant vice president.
BISHOP STREET CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Michael Hirai, president of Bishop Street Capital Management, the investment subsidiary of First Hawaiian Bank, has been named a director of BSCM. He will continue to serve as director of fixed income for BSCM.
Also, Ken Miller, senior vice president and director of equity, has been appointed chief investment officer at BSCM. Miller joined First Hawaiian Bank in 2002; previously he was with JP Morgan.
Jennifer Carias and Terrence Flynn have been named senior vice presidents and Stephanie Chun has been named vice president at BSCM.
Angela Coyle has been hired as a marketing specialist and Phillippe Rolland has been hired as a senior meteorologist at www.Weatherguy.com, a global marine forecast service company.
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