Hawaii Medical Service Association has promoted George Yamada to assistant vice president of claims administration from senior director of claims administration. Yamada will be responsible for oversight of HMSA claims processing operations, including compliance with the national health care reform law and other regulatory changes that affect processing functions and claims submission.
The Pacific Beach Hotel in Waikiki has appointed Leah J. Sherman as senior director of sales, domestic and international markets. She was previously with Hawaii Magazine’s regional sales department as well as held operations, sales and training positions for Marriott International, Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Princess Cruises, and regional sales manager for the Pacific Beach Hotel’s parent company, HTH Corp.
The Association of Records Managers and Administrations, Hawaii Chapter, has elected the following: Wendell Elento as president in 2011-2012. He is a downtown sales representative at Xerox Hawaii. Also elected are: Tracie Mukai, vice president; Pam Cabral, secretary; and Rosalie Brissette, treasurer. Directors are: Blake Kiyabu, Kimberley Manning, Chris Harris, Gwen Massiah and Debra Musgrove, immediate past president.