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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2005
MAYOR APPOINTS MANAGING DIRECTOR, POLICY ADVISOR
Mayor Mufi Hannemann today (February 18, 2005) announced the appointment of
Coelho’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Honolulu City Council.
“I am pleased that Jeff and John have agreed to join my team,” said the mayor. “Each of them has a wealth of business and management skills and experience that will help me run this City in more business-like manner.”
Coelho has been in the radio industry for more than 40 years, almost all of them in management positions, in
Coelho is a
He went on to work at many of the top stations in
He was the general manager of KOFY radio in
He was elected twice to serve as president of the Hawaii Association of Broadcasters, and served two terms on the Hawaii Convention Center Authority. He is past president of the Kailua American Little League and has served on the St. John Vianney school board.
“Jeff has impeccable management experience and terrific people skills,” said the mayor. “I look at him as a facilitator for the strong team I have assembled to tackle the problems facing our
Zabriskie was also born and raised in
Zabriskie is a certified public accountant and worked from 1980 to 2004 for KPMG (Peat Marwick) in
He became an audit partner with KPMG in 1990. Since then, he has served as partner in charge of KPMG’s manufacturing and distribution practice, and the firm’s total quality management program. Before he retired last year, he headed KPMG’s transportation, manufacturing and consumer markets audit group.
Zabriskie has served on the board of directors and executive committee of the Better Business Bureau of Hawaii and the board of Child and Family Services. He was a founding member of the Honolulu Sunrise Rotary Club.
He is also serving as the deputy to Paul Yonamine, the mayor’s unpaid senior advisor, in leading the Mayor’s Review, the comprehensive management audit of city operations being conducted by a blue-ribbon panel of business and community leaders.
For more information contact:
Mark Matsunaga 527-5767
|Friday, February 18, 2005|