Marie is Principal and Owner of Kumabe HR and oversees the Executive Recruitment and Human Resource Consulting Division.
Marie comes with 25 years of experience in business, with 15 years specifically dedicated to executive search, human resource consulting and staffing. Her impressive credentials, exceptional skill and commitment to the success of her clients has resulted in a loyal and growing base of clients who trust her to execute their human resources and executive search needs discreetly and effectively. Marie is a recognized leader in Hawaii in the field of staffing and human resources as is demonstrated by her thriving firm and her appointment as the current Faculty Director for the Masters of Human Resources Management program at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.
Throughout her career, Marie has always made giving back to community a top priority, serving on the board of directors of several community organizations. She currently serves on the Board for Boys & Girls Club of Maui, the University of Hawaii’s Travel Industry Management Alumni Association, Nuuanu YMCA and as a Troop Leader for Girl Scouts of Hawaii.
Marie earned her undergraduate degree in International Business from UCLA and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management.