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Corbett Kalama

Corbett A.K. Kalama

President and Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer of RESCO, Inc., Locations’ parent company, Corbett A.K. Kalama oversees the overall strategy and operations of the company, including the firm’s core brokerage operations, and institutional and developer relationships. 

Prior to joining Locations in 2023, Corbett served as executive vice president of the Weinberg Foundation’s Hawaii Office. He has also held numerous positions at First Hawaiian Bank over 32 years, including executive vice president and manager of the bank’s Wealth Management Group. 

Corbett serves on the boards of the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation and the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation, and he is president of Friends of Hawaii Charities, as well as director and coach of Kailua Canoe Club. He has previously served as a Kamehameha Schools Trustee. 

Corbett is a graduate of Western Oregon University and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, where he was also a faculty member for 20 years. 

Chad Takesue

Chad Takesue

Chief Sales Officer

Chad Takesue is the Chief Sales Officer for RESCO, Locations' parent company. In this role, Chad provides leadership and strategic vision to the organization, bringing operational, managerial and administrative procedures, as well as reporting structures and operation controls, to the company.

Chad joined Locations in 2005 as a full-time agent and has successfully transitioned into many roles throughout his career at Locations, including Managing Partner, Senior Vice President of Sales and Senior Vice President of Property Management.

He earned his Broker's license in 2008 and was made a Partner in the firm in 2012. Chad is also a past president of the Locations Foundation, the non-profit arm of Locations. He currently serves on the Executive Board of the Locations Foundation. He is also the 2022 President of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®.

A graduate of Iolani School and a former math educator, and Chad holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Puget Sound and a Master of Business Administration from the Shidler College of Business at the University Hawaii at Manoa.

Renee Dona

Renee Dona

Chief Administration Officer

As Chief Administration Officer, Renee Dona is responsible for the firm’s daily administrative operations and human resources functions, as well as facilities management, compensation and engagement and corporate communications.

Prior to joining Locations, Dona was director of corporate administration & human resources for Atlanta-based PEMCO, Ltd., a real estate services provider for the federal government. Dona has 21 years of corporate administration experience managing human resources, financial accounting, marketing and information technology functions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA from Strayer University.

John Chandler

Scott Choi

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Choi joined Locations in 2022 to serve as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he oversees the firm’s finances and strategic planning initiatives.

Prior to joining Locations, Scott served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Hawaiian Host Group. He has extensive experience in senior leadership and finance that spans more than 30 years in both Hawaii and California. He has also worked for Hawaii-based development and homebuilding companies, including The Gentry Companies, Ko Olina Company, National Housing Corporation of Hawaii and Honsador Holdings, a building material and electric supply distribution company.

Scott currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from New York University, as well as an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

John Chandler

John Chandler

Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation

As Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation at Locations, John Chandler is responsible for the architecture and implementation of all operational and business support systems, including the design and development of unique, proprietary software that defines Locations as a global leader in real estate technology.

John joined Locations in 2016, after more than a decade of technology experience in Silicon Valley's high-frequency trading industry with Pacific Rim Markets.

Brian Benton

Brian Benton

Senior Vice President of Sales

Brian Benton is Senior Vice President of Sales at Locations, where he is responsible for agent productivity, retention and recruitment.

A Realtor®, sales coach and Broker-in-Charge with Locations for nearly 30 years, Brian is a seasoned professional with deep industry knowledge. He is a past president of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, and has served on the board of directors for the Hawaii Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Michelle Mossman

Michelle Mossman

Principal Broker

As Principal Broker, Michelle Mossman is responsible for the real estate activities and conduct of Locations agents. While her primary role focuses on agent compliance to statutory requirements, resolving transactional issues and the enforcement of company policy and procedure, she is also a proponent of agent education. Through that medium, she conducts new and experienced agent training with the goal of mitigating risk to the brokerage and its agents.

Licensed since 2001, Michelle joined Locations in 2015 as a Broker-in-Charge. With more than 20 years of real estate sales and management experience, Michelle understands the intricacies of buying and selling real estate, and she is a reliable proponent for the needs of clients and their interests. Michelle's passion for the industry and her focus on client protection is supported by her solid technical, analytical and negotiating skills. Michelle understands the importance of guiding sales agents to adopt practices that will assist them in developing and maintaining confident real estate relationships with their clients.

Michelle serves on the Honolulu Board of REALTORS® Mediation Committee, where she gives back to the industry community by acting as a mediator or ombudsman and facilitating conversations that help lead to resolutions of previously unresolved transactional issues.

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