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 directs 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 role of Director of Operations, where he oversees operations at all of our properties. He was born and raised in the Seattle area and attended the University of Washington.
Director of Marketing
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Kathryn has served as the Director of Marketing at Oki Golf since April 2017. She has been in the marketing and communication industry for 22 years, beginning her career with Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice. She currently manages our marketing, communications, and tournament sales team efforts. Her passion lies in partnership development, brand building, and managing integrated teams. Prior to joining Oki Golf, Kathryn spent 10 years at Redbox and Coinstar in various roles in brand marketing, partnership management, and shopper marketing. Her strong background in relationship-building led to the development of some of the most successful programs in company history. Prior to that, she managed the marketing and community events at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Kathryn is a native of the Seattle Area and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Community Health and Marketing from Central Washington University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as cheering on the Seahawks.
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, 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 her 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 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.