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Management Team

Daryl Suehiro | PRESIDENT 

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As President of DSE, Daryl is responsible for the company’s business development and works with general contractors, building owners, property management companies, architects and engineers. Daryl is also responsible for financial positioning, bonding and insurance requirements for all projects. Although he is in tune with all aspects of the day-to-day operations, he relies on his management team to carry out their respective responsibilities. Daryl has over 40 years of electrical construction experience and is currently the RME for DSE. He currently serves as  President of the Electrical Contractors Association of Hawaii (2015-2016, Present), trustee for several trust fund accounts for the 1186 IBEW and as an industry member on the Contractors License Board until 2016. 

Keith Suehiro | VICE PRESIDENT/ FIELD OPERATIONS 

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As Vice President of DSE, Keith is the overall field superintendent responsible for production. His duties include scheduling of labor, materials logistics, vehicles, equipment, tool procurement and maintenance. Keith is the liaison between the field and management which also requires him to meet with general contractors, property owners, property management, architects and engineers. He has over 20 years of electrical construction experience and is currently an additional RME to DSE. 

Jodi-Ann Suehiro | SECRETARY/ TREASURER 

As Secretary/Treasurer of DSE, Jodi’s responsibilities include handling of payroll, accounts payable, union reports, billings and customer service. She graduated from the Travel Institute of Hawaii as a Travel Agent and attended Cannon’s Business College as a Legal/Executive Secretary. She has worked for Law Offices, Insurance Companies as a Senior Customer Service Representative, Aloha Airlines and for a CPA firm. 

Jobelle Kamealoha | PROJECT MANAGER

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As a project manager, Jobelle's main responsibilities include assisting with project estimating/bidding and project management at all levels. This includes RFP’s, RFI’s, clarifications, submittals, project close-outs, change orders, and program administration. Jobelle attended Honolulu Community College with a specialty in Communication Arts.  Jobelle joined DSE in 2017 and was previously employed by the Queen’s Medical Center with four years of experience in Hospital Administration and Human Resources. Jobelle also comes with a background in Banking and Finance where she worked at Bank of Hawaii for five years.

Eduardo Kho | Jr. Electrical Estimator

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Eduardo joined DSE in 2023 as a Jr. Electrical Estimator for our Power division. His main responsibilities include assisting with project estimating/bidding at all levels which also includes completing point takeoff, RFP's and RFI's. He also assists with bid coordination if/when needed. Eduardo graduated from University of Hawai’i at Manoa with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering in 2023. He has previous work experience as an Assistant Operations Coordinator/Lead Manager at the University of Hawai’i Student Recreation Services Department.

Kell Miyamoto | PROJECT OPERATIONS MANAGER 

As project operations manager at DSE, Kell’s main responsibilities include overseeing daily project operations at every level, assisting with estimating, project engineering/management, contract billing and implementation of various contract documents and responsibilities. This also includes reviewing and assisting with RFI’s, ASI’s, clarifications, submittals, shop drawings, change orders and project close-out documents as well as assisting the field foremen with their day-to-day needs. Kell’s other areas of responsibilities include overseeing the HVAC/low voltage controls division which was started up in 2009. He reviews and assists with the estimating and project engineering/management. Kell joined the management team in 2000 and previously worked as a project manager for a general contractor here in Honolulu since 1995. 

Kirk- Jordan "KJ" Nagami | PROJECT MANAGER

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KJ joined DSE in 2019 and is a Project Manager in our Power division.  He runs all aspects of project management for multiple small to mid-size projects including RFI’s, submittals, change orders, purchasing, budgeting and close-outs.  KJ graduated from the University of Hawai’i at West Oahu with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 2017.  He previously worked as a secretary assistant at Maryknoll Grade School in the Extended Learning Department.

Rich Nakamoto | FIELD SUPERVISOR & PROJECT MANAGER - CONTROLS DIVISION

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Rich is a Field Supervisor and Project Manager for the low voltage controls division of DSE.  His main duties include analyzing and troubleshooting work scope, initiating a plan to complete the project then scheduling and coordinating the work with the Owner and field personnel until the project is complete.  Rich is a graduate of Punahou School and has been a part of DSE for over 10 years starting off as a field worker and later joining the management team in 2022.

James "Mika" Pokakaa | FIELD SUPERVISOR - POWER DIVISION

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Mika is a field supervisor for the power division at DSE. His main responsibility is scheduling the manpower needed for the duration of a project. His day to day tasks also include reading project plans and schedules, handling field operations, enforcing the company’s safety protocol and quality control, overseeing in‐house prefabrication, and assisting with managing smaller projects. He also assists estimators and project managers when needed. Mika has been a part of DSE for over 20 years starting off as a field worker, later joining the management team in 2016.

Stacy Ramos | Bid  Coordinator & Administrator

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Stacy joined DSE in 2022 as the bid coordinator for both the Power and Controls division. As bid coordinator, she is responsible for obtaining and managing all bid documents, contacting and organizing price quotes from vendors and coordinating site visits with various owners and Contractors. In addition to assisting our estimators, she also supports our project managers and accounting department with various administrative tasks. Stacy has over 20 years of administrative and accounting experience in the construction industry. 

Marissa Suehiro-Ching | HR & Office Administrator

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Marissa joined DSE in 2024 and is the HR/ Office Administrator. She is responsible for all HR related duties such as employee onboarding, OSHA logs, unemployment and workers compensation claims, as well as all marketing and philanthropic campaigns for DSE. Marissa graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2015 and went on to earn her MBA degree from Hawaii Pacific University in 2017.

Merle Walker | Project Manager

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Merle is a project manager at DSE. His main responsibilities include project management and assisting with project estimation and proposals. This includes project schedules, budgets, resource management, forecasting, planning, RFI's, change and risk management, sub-contractor and stakeholder management, project controls, deliverables and project close-outs. Merle joined the management team in 2017 having previously worked as a Project Manager for a ship building company as well as a Federal contractor specializing in telecommunications projects. 

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