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MWG Executive Team

Stephen B. Metter
Founder & CEO
1991
Stephen B. Metter
Founder & CEO
1991

Stephen (Steve) Metter is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MW Group, Ltd. and MW Commercial Realty Inc. As CEO, Steve supports company leadership in governing the equity participation program, setting corporate and investment strategy, structuring debt and equity solutions, and ensuring operational excellence. Steve started his career in New York City as an investment banker.

Steve has been an active member with many charitable and professional organizations. Currently, he sits on the boards of Child & Family Service, Hawaiian Humane Society, and as a Trustee for Hawaii Pacific University (HPU). In the past Steve sat on the board of the Fort Street Improvement District, the Institute for Family Enrichment, Hawai’i State Art Museum, Hawai’i Theatre, and McDonald’s Advisory Board. Steve has been a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) for over 25 years and is also active in the World Presidents' Organization (WPO). Steve attended the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a leader in the Hawai’i business and development community for over three decades.

Michael B. Wood
Founder, Retired
1989
Michael B. Wood
Founder, Retired
1989

Michael (Mike) Wood is the Co-Founder of MW Group and currently serves as Principal and Emeritus for the company.  Prior to stepping back from day-to-day leadership, his attention was primarily focused on business strategy, marketing, and operations for Hawaiʻi Self Storage.

Mike is involved in various organizations within the community, including: The Outrigger Canoe Club, The University of California Bear Backers, Cal Club Hawaii, and The University of Hawaii Na Koa Football Club. He also sits on the Board of Trustees for Mid-Pacific Institute and Family Programs Hawaii (FPH). In 2009, Mike and his family partnered with FOH and The State of Hawaii to build Ho'omalu O Na Kamali'i, a home for displaced children. He continues to support the long term funding of this shelter. Mike received his formal education from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Daniel D. Cody
Chief Investment Officer
2005
Daniel D. Cody
Chief Investment Officer
2005

Daniel Cody is the Chief Investment Officer for MW Group and is responsible for all company investments and development projects.  In addition, he plays a key role in corporate strategic planning and provides executive oversight of the Plaza Assisted Living platform.    Prior to joining the MW Group in 2005, Daniel worked in the development industry in Seattle, San Diego, and Jakarta. 

Daniel has been active with numerous real estate associations and charitable organizations throughout his career.  He currently serves on the boards of YMCA of Honolulu, NAIOP Hawaii and Koolau Ballrooms.  Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Brian Wong
Chief Operating Officer
2003
Brian Wong
Chief Operating Officer
2003

Brian Wong is the Chief Operating Officer of MW Group where he is responsible for corporate management and policy making, along with overseeing leasing and property management for the company.  Prior to joining the team at MW Group in 2003, he was the Development Manager for McDonald’s Corporation.

Brian is an active member in several real-estate organizations, including the CCIM Institute, NAIOP, Urban Land Institute, and International Council of Shopping Centers. He has been involved with numerous community organizations and most recently served as a board member for Make-A-Wish Hawaii.   Brian received his Bachelors of Arts from Occidental College and an MBA from the University of Hawaii.

Colby M. Kisaba
Chief Financial Officer
2001
Colby M. Kisaba
Chief Financial Officer
2001

Colby Kisaba is the Chief Financial Officer at MW Group. He is responsible for all financial and accounting functions at the company and plays a key role corporate oversight. Colby has been a part of the team at MW Group since 2001. 

In the community, Colby takes an active role in several organizations. He is a member of the Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association of Hawaii and was the 2013-2014 President Elect of Financial Executives International, Hawaii Chapter. Colby graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration.
 

Daniel G.W. Ho
President, Hawaii Moving Services
2001
Daniel G.W. Ho
President, Hawaii Moving Services
2001

Daniel Ho is the President of Hawaii Self Storage where he is responsible for overseeing business strategy, marketing, and operations.  He is also President of Hawaii Moving Services where his responsibilities include business strategy, business development, and operations.  Daniel is also a key member of the MW Group Executive Team. 

Daniel has taken an active role in the community and is involved with many organizations. On behalf of Hawaii Self Storage, Daniel has spearheaded involvement with outreach programs such as: Lockers for Literacy, Hawaii Self Storage Scholarship Program, B.R.I.D.G.E. Program, and various athletic sponsorships.

Michelle Kaneshiro
Director of Finance
2006
Michelle Kaneshiro
Director of Finance
2006

Michelle Kaneshiro is the Director of Finance for MW Group where she is a leader in corporate governance and policy and oversees all insurance and tax strategies across MW Group’s numerous platforms. In addition, she is the Chief Financial Officer of The Plaza Assisted Living where she is responsible for all the financial and accounting functions.  Prior to joining the team at MW Group, Michelle worked at Price Water House Coppers, LLP in Seattle, Washington. 

In the community, she is active with a number of community organizations including GIFT Foundation of Hawaii, Hawaii Society of CPAs, and Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Michelle holds a Masters of Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Washington. Michelle is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Gregory M. Wood
Vice President & General Manager, Oahu Properties
2001
Gregory M. Wood
Vice President & General Manager, Oahu Properties
2001

Greg Wood is the Vice President and General Manager of the Oahu Property and Leasing Division. Greg oversees the leasing, property management, and tenant relations for all of the company's retail, office and industrial properties on Oahu. Prior to joining MW Group in 2001, Greg worked in advertising in San Francisco, CA. 

Greg currently serves as a Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii and is the Trustee for the Wood Family Trust which supports Ho'omalu o Na Kamali'I, a safe house for abused and neglected children. Greg graduated from University of the Pacific in 1994. 

Colin Yokoyama
Senior Construction Manager & Corporate Ambassador
1992
Colin Yokoyama
Senior Construction Manager & Corporate Ambassador
1992

Colin Yokoyama is a Construction and Asset Manager for MW Group. He works both on the development and asset management sides of the company.

He is the project manager for the development company. He helps with due diligence, entitlements, and permitting. He also administers the construction draw process. He manages three (3) of the company owned properties, as well as represents three (3) other owners’ properties. Colin is the Principal Broker for MW Commercial Realty, Inc. and helps run MW Building Systems and Banzai Moving Services. Colin is the longest tenured team member and has been with the company since 1992.

Colin is the President of his Condominium Association at NS Streamside I. Colin graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Real Estate Business.

Evelyn Long
General Manager, Maui Properties
2000
Evelyn Long
General Manager, Maui Properties
2000

Evelyn Long is the General Manager of the Maui Division. Evelyn is responsible for overseeing all operations, management, leasing, marketing, and tenant relations for MW Group’s properties on Maui. Prior to joining MW Group in 2000, Evelyn had a successful career in the retail & hospitality industries. 

Evelyn is involved in several organizations in the community. She has served on the boards of: Kihei Wailea Lions Club, Kihei Town Party (as Vice President), and the Commercial Round Table of Maui (as Vice President and President). Evelyn has also been active in the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, Maui Chamber of Commerce, UH Rainbow Wahine Booster Club, and has devoted her time to raising money for the betterment of youth, elderly, and those in need. She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. 

Sara Sing
Human Resources & Administrative Manager
2000
Sara Sing
Human Resources & Administrative Manager
2000

Sara Sing is the Administrative/HR Manager at MW Group. She is responsible for the administrative and human resources functions at the company as well as providing support to the Chief Executive Officer. Sara has been a part of the team at MW Group since 2000.

In the community, Sara acts as the Treasurer for Girl Scouts Troop 200. She was born and raised in Sweden. Sara began her university studies at Universidad del Pais Vasco and later graduated from the University of Hawaii at Hilo with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Spanish.

Noelle B. Catalan Kim
Corporate Counsel
2020
Noelle B. Catalan Kim
Corporate Counsel
2020

Noelle Catalan Kim is the Corporate Counsel for MW Group where she is responsible for all legal matters impacting the company’s diverse business. Prior to joining MW Group, Noelle worked in private practice at a full-service law firm in Honolulu and in Corporate Compliance as the Privacy Officer for one of Hawaii’s largest financial institutions. 

Noelle graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from the William S. Richardson School of Law, where she served as the Executive and Managing Editor of the University of Hawaii Law Review. 

MWG Team Members

John Dooling
Vice President of Sales & Leasing
1999
John Dooling
Vice President of Sales & Leasing
1999
Milton Kutaka
Senior Project Manager, MW Building Systems
2000
Milton Kutaka
Senior Project Manager, MW Building Systems
2000
Scott Lind
Oahu Property Manager & General Manager of MW Services, LLC
2001
Scott Lind
Oahu Property Manager & General Manager of MW Services, LLC
2001
Kapua Nakamoto
Accountant
2003
Kapua Nakamoto
Accountant
2003
Emma Guieb
Accountant
2005
Emma Guieb
Accountant
2005
Meagan Yoneshige
Operational Accountant
2013
Meagan Yoneshige
Operational Accountant
2013
Stephen Sohns
Vice President of Operations, Hawaiʻi Moving Services
2013
Stephen Sohns
Vice President of Operations, Hawaiʻi Moving Services
2013
Caryn Chee
Administrative Assistant
2014
Caryn Chee
Administrative Assistant
2014
Lauren Obayashi
Controller
2019
Lauren Obayashi
Controller
2019
Patricia Ann Kanoa
Accounting Clerk
2019
Patricia Ann Kanoa
Accounting Clerk
2019
Ruoyun Sun
Director of Development
2019
Ruoyun Sun
Director of Development
2019
Evan Ketter
Maui Leasing Manager
2021
Evan Ketter
Maui Leasing Manager
2021
Joshua Tsukamoto
Assistant Controller
2023
Joshua Tsukamoto
Assistant Controller
2023
Sabrina Salinas
Director of Administration
2023
Sabrina Salinas
Director of Administration
2023

HSS Exec Team

Kristi Ho’ohuli
Vice President of Operations, Hawaiʻi Self Storage
2023
Kristi Ho’ohuli
Vice President of Operations, Hawaiʻi Self Storage
2023
Shaun Salvador
Executive Vice President, Hawaiʻi Self Storage
2002
Shaun Salvador
Executive Vice President, Hawaiʻi Self Storage
2002

Plaza Assisted Living

Daniel D. Cody
Chief Investment Officer
2005
Daniel D. Cody
Chief Investment Officer
2005

Daniel Cody is the Chief Investment Officer for MW Group and is responsible for all company investments and development projects.  In addition, he plays a key role in corporate strategic planning and provides executive oversight of the Plaza Assisted Living platform.    Prior to joining the MW Group in 2005, Daniel worked in the development industry in Seattle, San Diego, and Jakarta. 

Daniel has been active with numerous real estate associations and charitable organizations throughout his career.  He currently serves on the boards of YMCA of Honolulu, NAIOP Hawaii and Koolau Ballrooms.  Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Tricia Medeiros
Chief Operating Officer
2003
Tricia Medeiros
Chief Operating Officer
2003
Michelle Kaneshiro
Chief Financial Officer
2006
Michelle Kaneshiro
Chief Financial Officer
2006

Dawn Meaney
Regional Director
2003
Dawn Meaney
Regional Director
2003
Ashley Yokoyama
Director of Human Resources
2006
Ashley Yokoyama
Director of Human Resources
2006
Celeste Saquing
Director of Quality Assurance
2010
Celeste Saquing
Director of Quality Assurance
2010
Cara Giorgio
Director of Sales & Marketing
2017
Cara Giorgio
Director of Sales & Marketing
2017