HONOLULU (September 9, 2013) – The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii has promoted Geri Walker to chief financial officer and vice president of administrative services. In her new position, Walker will continue her controllership duties with additional responsibilities for financial management and reporting, operations and human resources, and working closely with the organization’s president and CEO, Sherry Menor-McNamara, to define the process and implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support the Chamber’s continued growth.

Walker joined the Chamber in 2007 as controller, office manager and previously served as research administrator with Pacific Health Research Institute. Her 25 years of experience also includes financial and accounting positions with Alcm, Inc./The JSM Group, HTH Corporation and KPMG, all in Honolulu.

A member of Hawaii Society of CPAs, Walker earned her bachelor’s of business administration degree in management organization from the University of Wisconsin.

As the leading “Voice of Business” in Hawaii, the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii is the state’s largest organization advocating for businesses in Hawaii. Established in 1850, the Chamber works on behalf of its approximately 1,000 member companies and the business community, as a whole, to advance the state’s economic climate and help businesses succeed. The Chamber supports its members with training, business building and networking opportunities; lobbies government and advocates on behalf of business interests; and serves as a liaison between civilian and military communities in Hawaii.

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Contact: Lori Abe
808-282-4398 (mobile)

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