Advisory Council Members

California Advisory Council:

  • Chan U Lee, President and CEO, Devine and Gong, Inc.
  • Deborah Matthews, Former Vice Chair, City of Berkeley Planning Commission, Former Chair, Zoning Adjustment Board, Former Chair, Housing Commission
  • Walker Wells, Principal, Raimi +Associates
  • Laura Wilder, Partner, CohnReznick
  • Emily Cadik, CEO, Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC)
  • Omar Carrera, CEO, Canal Alliance
  • Kamara Green, EVP, National Director of Affordable Housing Production, Bellwether Enterprise 
  • Mohammad Hakimi, AIA, President and CEO, J.H. Fitzmaurice

Hawaii Advisory Council:

  • Carlie Woodward-Dela Cruz, Assistant Vice President & Real Estate Officer, Bank of Hawaiʻi
  • Carole M. Lau, Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Division, First Hawaiian Bank
  • Colleen MizunoRetired/Formerly Vice President Preconstruction/Business Development, Unlimited Construction Services, Inc.
  • Dean Hirabayashi, First Vice President & Relationship Manager, American Savings Bank
  • Larry Rodriguez, Retired/Formerly CFO, Central Pacific Bank      
  • Sara Lin, Broadband Initiatives Communication Specialist, University of Hawaiʻi
  • Todd K. ApoVice President of Community Partnership & Public Affairs, Hawaii Community Foundation
  • Sterling Higa, Executive Director, Housing Hawai’i’s Future
  • Paul Marx, CEO, Paul W Marx & Associates LLC