Wednesday, August 4, 1999Name: Ben Nakaoka
Position: Corporate controller, Servco Pacific Inc.
First job: Helper, construction company
Favorite pastimes: Golf, time with family
Ben Nakaoka will be responsible for all accounting, audit and business-plan issues at Servco Pacific Inc. and will work with the corporation's individual business units.
Helping Servco mark its
"We're celebrating our 80th anniversary and we're trying to promote the Servco Pacific Inc. name more," Nakaoka said.
He added that Servco Pacific Inc. is doing well despite the slow Hawaii economy.
Nakaoka joined Servco Pacific in 1990 and most recently was automotive controller. He also worked eight years for the accounting firm of Deloitte Haskins and Sells, and two years for Blackfield Hawaii Corp.
Nakaoka earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii and a master's degree in business administration management from the University of Southern California.
He's treasurer of the Hawaii Automobile Dealers Association and a member of the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and Hawaii Corporate Planners.
By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin