Jeanna graduated with her B.A. magna cum laude in Psychology with honors from UH Manoa. She was a first generation college student, student leader, researcher, and peer advisor. Jeanna’s undergrad experiences as a student leader and love of fashion led her to pursue a Retail Management Internship at Nordstrom. During her internship, Jeanna became top salesperson in her department selling over $2,000 of merchandise per day while learning what it takes to manage a business. After graduating from her internship, Jeanna was recruited to open the new Nordstrom Rack in Waikiki where she became a salesperson in Shoes and Mens. Since store opening in September 2016, Jeanna has become a store leader in rewards by single handedly signing up over 300 customers for the Nordstrom rewards program. Most recently, Jeanna received a full ride graduate teaching assistantship to earn her M.A. in Communicology at UH Manoa where she will also be a Peer Advisor Leader.
Jordan Fahmie is a civil engineer with AECOM, a global engineering and technology firm. Jordan started with AECOM in 2010 after graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a degree in Civil Engineering. Most of Jordan’s work involves the planning and design of municipal wastewater treatment facilities on Oahu.
Chris graduated from UH Mānoa where he majored in microbiology and minored in Japanese. He was born and raised on Oahu and attended McKinley High School. Previous work history includes Business Development Manager at Woodmen Financial Services, Inc., President of Woodmen Non-profit Chapter (the company’s non-profit arm), and Financial Advisor / Managing Director – Ka Financial Advisors. In his current position, he provides holistic advice to individuals and households regarding personal finance issues, financial management, investing, taxes, estate planning and just overall living a better life.
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