Meet Our Team
Read David’s Bio
David was hired as the project manager for the development of The Golf Club at Newcastle in 1996 and was Regional Operations Manager from 2001 to 2004. After serving as the General Manager of The Golf Club at Newcastle from 2004 to 2010, David moved into his current role, directing acquisitions and business development. David has over 30 years of experience in golf management, employed as Regional Golf Course Superintendent with American Golf Corporation from 1982 to 1990, where his responsibilities included working intimately with several municipalities in a management contract scenario. Prior to coming to Oki Developments, he was Construction Manager for the Lanai Company, overseeing the construction of two world-class golf resorts. David attended Iowa State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture.
Director of Operations
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David Uchida joined the Oki Golf team in 2002 after 13 years with Nordstrom Inc. and 2 years as the Director of Operations with the Seattle Sounders. His initial role was to centralize our membership and tournament sales programs. Shortly after, David was promoted to General Manager of The Plateau Club from 2002 to 2010 and then to General Manager of The Golf Club at Newcastle from 2010 to 2015. In April 2015, David was promoted to his current Director of Operations role, overseeing operations at all of our properties. He was born and raised in the Seattle area and attended the University of Washington.
Director of Purchasing
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An integral part of the Oki Golf team, Glenn Hirai is responsible for providing oversight and management of development projects, creating and maintaining building and property maintenance plans, and providing building and property management functions at the Oki Home Office, seven championship golf courses, and other real estate holdings. Prior to joining Oki Golf, he was a project manager/team lead for the Bellevue, WA-based architecture firm, MulvannyG2 Architecture, where he managed commercial projects nationally and internationally. His experience includes master planning, design, construction management, feasibility and development analysis, and program management. Glenn holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Director of Finance
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Amy joined Oki Golf in 2020, and has worked in the accounting and taxation fields since 2004. She began her career with an accounting firm. Amy developed excellent problem-solving, analytical thinking, and organizational skills at a public accounting firm. Prior to joining Oki Golf, she had worked for Nintendo of America, Inc. and Univar USA, Inc. Amy gained expert knowledge and experience in all areas of general accounting, tax accounting, financial statements, and business and tax planning. She has been recognized for a keen business sense, established herself with financial expertise, and demonstrated leadership skills. As a creative and accomplished financial leader with a solid background in both tax and accounting, Amy has a passion for quality and excellence, the desire to confront and conquer challenges, and building a collaborative, structured approach to decision-making. Her strengths lie in building quality financial processes that meet and exceed expectations and developing a good business partnership with other departments. Amy earned a Master of Accounting from the University of Oregon, Eugene, and a Bachelor of Accounting from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, China.
Director of Human Resources
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Susana was born in Seoul, Korea, and grew up in Edmonds, WA. She graduated from the University of Washington and is proud to call Washington home. Susana is grateful for having worked in various industries throughout her career. Working for Boeing after college, she moved to Jack in the Box, where she was promoted from a corporate trainer to a district manager overseeing 12 restaurants. Following her experience in the restaurant industry, she moved on to Nordstrom and then to various hotel chains before coming to Oki Golf in 2022. As the head of our HR team, her primary responsibility is to protect company assets, especially our hardworking team members. When away from the office, Susana spends her free time in the garden, traveling, or back on the golf course!
Read Walt’s Bio
Walt joined Oki in March 2022 and has decades of experience as a controller, primarily in the manufacturing industry. Before getting his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration & Accounting from Eastern Washington University, Walt enlisted in the Navy, where he was a Nuclear Electricians Mate. At Oki Golf, Walt is responsible for ensuring the accounting team provides accurate and timely financial information to management and the properties.
Marketing and Communications Manager
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The heart of our marketing team, Caitlin, leads the charge on all of Oki Golf’s marketing efforts. Primarily, she cultivates and guides the Oki Golf brand marketing, communications, content development, advertising, and social media. Caitlin grew up in Claremont, NH, and attended Mount Holyoke College. Before joining Oki Golf, she worked for the City of Lynnwood – primarily focusing on community events and engagement, team building, training, and customer service. In 2018, Caitlin started her career with Oki Golf. She was hired as the Recreation and Events Manager at The Plateau Club, responsible for member communications, events, program offerings for the membership, and the supervision of the recreation department. In 2022, she was promoted to her current role at Oki Golf.