President & CEO
Alicia Moy became president and chief executive officer of Hawaii Gas in May 2013. Under her leadership, the company is committed to transforming Hawaii's energy landscape and lowering the state's high cost of energy through natural gas. Her vision for Hawaii Gas is to improve Hawai'i's quality of life as the premier provider of natural gas and other clean energy solutions.
Previously, Alicia was senior vice president at Hawaii Gas' parent company, Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC), which owns, operates and invests in a diversified group of infrastructure businesses in the United States. At MIC, Alicia oversaw corporate strategy, funding and management of several utility companies. She worked on MIC's acquisition of Hawaii Gas in 2005 and 2006, and has served as a member of Hawaii Gas' board of directors since 2011. Alicia is a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable and the National Petroleum Council and serves on the boards of Aloha United Way and the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Thomas K.L.M. Young is responsible for Hawaii Gas' statewide operations, including gas supply, commodity risk management, transmission and distribution maintenance and customer service. He oversees the overall operations to include the Hawaii Gas' synthetic natural gas (SNG) plant on O'ahu, the procurement and delivery of propane, Transmission and Distribution operations and customer service.
Tom joined Hawaii Gas in 1981 as a chemist. He was promoted to director of gas operations in 2001, vice president of operations in 2006, and senior vice president of strategic initiatives and supply in 2010, before becoming executive vice president, chief operating officer in 2013. Tom holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. He serves on the board of the University of Hawaii Alumni Association.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Robert E. Sterzenbach oversees Hawaii Gas' finance, accounting, and information services teams. He works closely with the Senior Executive Management Team in leading management information initiatives and internal and external reporting. Since joining Hawaii Gas in June 2010,Robert has improved the efficiency of the company's overall financial operations.
Previously, he was the managing director of a commercial development company in Australia. He also served as the chief operating officer for the Asia-Pacific region of Jones Lang LaSalle, a global leader in real estate services, and was director of corporate strategy for TrizecHahn Corporation, an owner/operator of Class A office buildings and regional shopping centers across North America.
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Corporate Affairs
Joseph Boivin, Jr. oversees new market development and corporate and government relations. Joe is primarily responsible for leading Hawaii Gas' liquefied natural gas (LNG) initiative, a key component of its strategy to further diversify its fuel supply and provide Hawai'i with clean, cost-effective and reliable gas energy. He is also developing opportunities and markets for renewable natural gas (RNG), as well as managing legislative and government affairs.
His leadership background encompasses technical expertise and strategic planning and execution, and his work has been instrumental in aligning the Company with public policy to expand the use of clean and renewable gas energy in Hawaii. Previously, Joe was a senior associate in the Honolulu office of Booz Allen Hamilton. Joe serves on the boards of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai'i and the Hawai'i Renewable Energy Alliance.
Vice President, Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance
Jack Grimmer joined Hawaii Gas in May 2014 as the vice president of environmental health and safety (EHS) and quality assurance. Jack is responsible for setting the strategic direction of EHS while overseeing compliance, technical training and quality assurance. Prior to joining Hawaii Gas, Jack worked at Perrigo Nutritionals, an infant formula manufacturer, where he served as the manager of EHS and training.
He also worked as a member of Hawaii Gas from 1998-2005 as director of EHS and training, and has held EHS positions at Rubbermaid and Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Jack is a registered environmental manager, a certified utility safety administrator, and a certified environmental and safety compliance officer.
Vice President, Human Resources
Albert Mossman is responsible for talent management, labor and employee relations, diversity initiatives, employee recognition, and human resource technology and analytics. Prior to joining Hawaii Gas in August 2014, Albert served as the director of labor and employee relations at Kaiser Permanente in Hawai'i, where he provided leadership, strategic planning and direction in all areas of human resources for more than 4,000 employees.
Before that, he served as the labor/employee relations manager at Hawai'i Pacific Health, where he was part of the HR leadership team that managed the merger and acquisition of Kapi'olani Health Systems, Straub Clinic & Hospital, and Wilcox Memorial Hospital.
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Nathan C. Nelson is responsible for legal and regulatory affairs. He provides legal counsel in the areas of contracts, litigation, insurance, real property, and regulatory interface with the Hawai'i Public Utilities Commission. He is also responsible for ensuring corporate compliance and managing corporate records.
Prior to joining Hawaii Gas in 2011, Nathan served as the company's interim general counsel while associated with Carlsmith Ball, LLC. In 2013, he was recognized as the Young Business Leader of the Year at Pacific Business News' Forty Under 40 event. Nathan serves on the boards of the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice and the GIFT Foundation of Hawaii.
Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Communications
Jill Tokunaga leads Hawaii Gas' sales, marketing and communications. She is responsible for corporate and residential sales and customer service for Hawaii Gas' synthetic natural gas (SNG) and propane (liquefied petroleum gas or LPG) customers statewide. She also oversees all marketing, advertising, public relations and corporate communications initiatives.
In 2012, Jill led the team responsible for the rebranding of The Gas Company as Hawaii Gas. She and her team were recognized as Marketer of the Year by the Hawai'i Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Jill is board chair of the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership at the YWCA and an active member of the Hawaii Chapter of the Children’s Tumor Foundation.