ROY K. AMEMIYA, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Roy is a seasoned leader with managerial experience in both the private and public sectors, before joining the company in July 2010, he was senior vice president of Central Pacific Bank and the former City Bank. Active in the community, Roy serves on the Boards of Royal State Corporation, Hawaii 3R’s and the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of Leilehua High School, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii.
Director of Communications & Media Services
Angela is an award-winning videographer and has worn many hats in the television industry from producer to editor, costume and set designer to writer. She has taught television production and drama at Leeward Community College and Chaminade University, and joined ‘Ōlelo in 1997. As Director of Communications & Media Services, she oversees ‘Ōlelo’s internal production, marketing, and graphic arts staff. Angela earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies (Film and Video Production) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Director of Client Services
Greg has worked in video operations management since his college days. In the 1980s he oversaw Oceanic Cable’s on-air operations and presented a paper at the 1987 NCTA convention on innovative solution for a large cable commercial insertion operation. In 1990 he co-founded Island Post-Production, Inc., an independent professional editing company which would be the first to offer high-end DVD authoring services. In 1999, he joined the Ohana Foundation as their Director of Video Operations, overseeing all aspects of media creation and DVD authoring for educational interactive content on web-enabled DVDs. In 1996 he joined the ‘Ōlelo Board of Directors, and joined the ‘Ōlelo staff in 2008, where he now oversees all aspects of providing direct services to clients.
Director of Finance & Administration
Dawne is responsible for the oversight and management of financial functions, accounting, budgeting and reporting, contract administration, human resources and administration functions. Dawne has been with ‘Ōlelo since 1998. Prior to joining ‘Ōlelo she worked for a Professional Engineering Firm in accounting and office management for 10 years. She has earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Business Administration. Dawne is a Board member of the Honolulu Tennis League.
Director of Community Development
Meredith has been with ‘Ōlelo since 1999. Prior to her work with ‘Ōlelo, Meredith was on staff at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in Washington DC. Meredith also worked for 9 years at Hamilton Graduate Research Library at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa where she also earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in American Studies. Meredith is a Board member of Kumu Kahua Theater and sits on the Hawai’i People’s Fund Grantmaking Committee.
Director of Technology Services
Chris holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration Management from Hawaii Pacific University and has over a decade of progressive information systems administration and management experience.