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Gladys Quinto Marrone Will Lead the BIA-Hawaii as the CEO & Chief Lobbyist

Tuesday, September 02, 2014   (0 Comments)
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BIA-Hawaii Press Release


HONOLULU- Gladys Quinto Marrone has been appointed as the new CEO & Chief Lobbyist of The Building Industry Association of Hawaii (BIA-Hawaii).

The BIA Search Committee, led by Chair and Immediate Past President Greg Thielen, spent several months researching qualified candidates to replace Karen T. Nakamura, who will be retiring to lead Karen T. Nakamura Associates. Gladys holds a BS Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and Juris Doctor from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa. She most recently served as the BIA Government Relations Director since 2011 and previous experience includes Planner for Group 70 International, Inc, Director of Research and Legal Affairs for LURF of Hawaii, Associate Director of Policy and Planning for the Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs and Research Attorney for the Hawaii State Senate Majority Research Office.


As CEO and Chief Lobbyist, Gladys will communicate the advocacy positions of BIA-Hawaii on Federal and State Laws and Regulations, as well as County Ordinances and Regulations, impacting the supply of housing and construction costs. As the CEO, she will also be responsible for BIA-Hawaii membership and trade organization/ signature consumer shows; The Hawaii Building Industry Foundation (HBIF), a public charity providing scholarships, and The Robert H. Armstrong Construction Training Center of the Pacific (CTC) for continuing industry education in BIA pre-apprentice construction training, designation and certification training.

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