Team

Our Team

Comprised of business leaders with decades of experience both locally and abroad, Hawaii Accounting is unmatched with the attention, value, reliability and piece of mind we offer our clientele. At HiAccounting, everyone has an accounting background—from our accountants to our CEO.

Interested in joining the team? Learn more on our Careers page.

Management Team

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    Matt Delaney - President & CEO - HiGroup

    Chief Executive Officer, Matthew S. Delaney, has been a catalyst for positive change in both community and business across Hawaii for much of the past two decades. Most recently, Mr. Delaney has leveraged his experience gained locally and abroad to help revolutionize the state’s outsourcing landscape. Under his progressive, flexible,...

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    Liana Fajayan, CPA - Director of Client Services

    A Certified Public Accountant (WA), Liana has 10 years’ experience in management of tax and accounting services. Liana comes to HiAccounting from the prestigious firm Moss Adams, where she was most recently a tax manager. In her tenure in both public and private accounting she has specialized in working with...

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    Janet Williams-Reyes, CPA/PFS - Director of Tax Services

    Janet Williams-Reyes started her accounting career with the international public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen. She moved to Los Angeles in 1984 where she started and headed up the financial analysis department for Sebastian International. From 1987-1995, Janet entered the restaurant industry as Chief Operating Officer of City West Restaurant...

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    Scott Strimling - CFO

    As a Certified Public Accountant (CA), Scott has proven is adept quality in streamlining financial process, enhancing productivity levels, and introducing process improvements. Coming to The Hawaii Group from the digital courseware company, Toolwire Inc., Scott provided leadership to the finance organization and management team in all aspects of accounting,...

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    Joe Muldowney - Product Development Manager

    Prior to joining The Hawaii Group team, Joe worked as a Payroll Specialist for ProService Hawaii as well as Paychex Inc. in San Diego. At The Hawaii Group, Joe manages the Financial Reporting packages for all clients as well as Implementation & Payroll Departments. His expertise is utilized in identifying...

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    Yvette Zolman - Chief of Staff

Staff

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    Stanley Uratsuka - Accounting Manager

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    Yvonne Galinanes - Accounting Manager

    Business School Kleve (Germany)
    26 years experience
    Languages: English & German

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    Evans Martin - Senior Accountant

    University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts: Double major: in Economics & History, marathon running, kick boxing, cooking

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    Kathy Au, CPA - Senior Accountant

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    Sheri Miyashiro, CPA - Senior Tax Accountant

    Born and raised on the north shore, Sheri received a Bachelors of Marketing from University of Hawaii – Manoa and Masters of Science in Accountancy from University of San Francisco. She has five years of tax experience with Grant Thornton—the 5th largest international accounting firm in the world. Sheri has...

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    James Obenour, CPA - Sr. Tax Accountant

    James was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree at Florida State University majoring in Accounting and Finance.  He spent the first six years of his career at Keefe McCollough a well-established public accounting firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He provided tax, audit, consulting, financial statement...

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    Charmaine Apa, EA - Senior Tax Accountant

    University of Hawaii, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting. 

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    Becky Grennan - Manager of Tax Services

    Office Manager and Certified Public Bookkeeper with over 20 years of experience.

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    Velaye Skipper - Tax Accountant

    Education: University of Hawaii - West Oahu, Bachelor's Degree with Distinction, Accounting Major
    Experience: Bookkeeping, Payroll, and Tax Preparation
    Hometown: Albany, Illinois

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    Isaac Koki - Tax Accountant

    Education: University of Hawaii, West Oahu, Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
    Experience: 5 years in private accounting supporting major corporate financial accounting areas for multiple companies and subsidiaries.
    Industry Experience: Private Accounting
    Hometown: Mililani, HI

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    Victor Madrillejos - Staff Accountant

    Education: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting and Management Major
    Experience: 14 years of technical, management and military fields, founder and CEO of local non-profit organization Dog Tag Surfing, Inc.
    Industry Experience: restaurant, construction, non-profit and real-estate industries
    Hometown: San Diego, California

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    Mahina Quinn - Staff Accountant

    Education: Colorado Mesa University, Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting Major
    Experience: Customer Service, Sales, and Office Administration
    Hometown: Mililani, Oahu

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    Chloe Lontayao - Staff Accountant

    Education: University of Hawaii – West Oahu, Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting Major
    Experience: Budget and fiscal services for the City and County of Honolulu, Accounts Payable
    Industry Experience: City, Real Estate, Education
    Hometown: Kapolei, Hawaii

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    Ty Fujikawa - Staff Accountant

    Education: University of Hawaii Manoa, Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting Major
    Experience: Staff Accountant for Michelin Star Chef-Michael Mina’s Hawaii restaurants and partnership entities
    Industry Experience: Restaurant, Guest Service and Hospitality
    Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

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    Jeremy Bennett - Director of IT

    University of Hawaii, BS in Studio Art.

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    Elaine Johnson - Director of Human Resources

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    Amanda Hilgendorf - Office Ambassador

    Education: Attended Coursera of Northwestern University
    Experience: Retail Sales, Customer Service, Office Administration and Merchant Services
    Hometown: Perrington, Michigan

Get In Touch

HiAccounting would be pleased to get in touch to discuss your accounting needs.

Services
Services

Oahu

Bishop Tower
700 Bishop St. Suite 600
Honolulu, Hi 96813
Phone 808.529.9990

Kauai

2970 Kele Street
Suite 213
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone 808.482.3901

Maui

285 W Ka'ahumanu Ave, #210
Kahului, HI 96732
Phone 808.856.4000

Hawaii Island

73-4976 Kamanu Street
Suite 201
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone 808.329.6343
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