• Meet Our Team


    The BIA-Hawaii team is more than happy to help you navigate the association and maximize your membership. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need any additional information.

  • Location:
    94-487 Akoki Street
    Waipahu, Hawaii 96797

  • Phone:  808-847-4666 • 800-653-1474
    Fax:      808-440-1198
    Email:  info@biahawaii.org

  • Contact Our Team


      Gladys Quinto Marrone
      Chief Executive Officer
      Email:   gqm@biahawaii.org
      Phone:  (808) 629-7509
      Fax:      (808) 629-7709

    Gladys Quinto Marrone is the CEO and Chief Lobbyist for BIA-Hawaii, where she serves as the primary spokesperson and lead advocate in advancing BIA-Hawaii's mission. She also serves as the chief administrative officer, providing professional association management services and overseeing all aspects of membership, signature consumer home shows and other events, the Hawaii Building Industry Foundation, and the Construction Training Center of the Pacific. She is a graduate of Farrington High School, the University of Southern California, and the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. Gladys loves to travel, especially internationally, and she is always looking towards her next big adventure.

  •   Mary Ah-Wong
      Operations Director
      Email: maw@biahawaii.org
      Phone:  (808) 629-7501
      Fax:      (808) 629-7701


    Mary Ah-Wong brings more than 20 years of experience in business administration and accounting to BIA Hawaii Since January 2018. As the Operations Director, Mary provides valuable support to the CEO as well as the entire BIA Hawaii team. She also manages the Construction Training Center building maintenance and tenants as well as handles our external customers with room rentals. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family over a BBQ or catching up on television shows.






      Barbara Nishikawa
      Education Director
      Email:   bln@biahawaii.org
      Phone:  (808) 629-7505
      Fax:      (808) 629-7705


    Barbara Nishikawa has more than 25 years of experience in education training in the technology and construction industry.As Training Director for BIA, she is responsible for the management of trainers and educational programs. She his passionate and committed to provide high quality educational training programs and services that meet the business and industry training needs of today.In her free time, Barbara enjoys spending time with family and trips to Las Vegas with her husband.



  •   Vanessa Vinson
      Marketing & Events Manager
      Email:   viv@biahawaii.org
      Phone:  (808) 629-7511
      Fax:      (808) 629-7711


    Vanessa is a proven marketing and events professional that has worked with a variety of corporate industries. Her talents range from brand marketing to planning and executing global trade shows. As the Marketing and Events Manager at BIA-Hawaii, she is responsible for implementing marketing strategies and campaigns and managing BIA’s various events to increase membership involvement as well as interest new members to join. Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family when she is not dedicating her time to BIA Hawaii.

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