Aaron Ichiki and Kelsey Kitagawa
AEG Facilities, the management company of the Hawaii Convention Center (HCC), has promoted Aaron Ichiki to client services manager and hired Kelsey Kitagawa as sales manager, local sales. In his new role, Ichiki will be responsible for supporting the HCC sales team’s efforts and overseeing client services. He was most recently HCC’s senior event manager and has been with the center for more than 17 years. Kitagawa’s primary responsibility will be to help identify and secure business across the Hawaiian Islands for the center. Prior to joining HCC, she served as corporate group sales manager at the San Mateo Marriott.
Sue Tinnish, Ph.D., has joined Chicago-based strategic agency Minding Your Business as senior consultant/strategist. Tinnish was formerly the dean of the School of Hospitality Management at Kendall College.
Meeting Sites Resource (MSR), an Irvine, California–based strategic meetings solutions firm, has promoted Terri Woodin to the position of vice president of marketing and global meeting services. Woodin has been with MSR since 2012.