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In the spirit of holiday giving, BST is pleased to be partnering with the UH foundation to create two scholarships for deserving students at the Shidler College of Business at UH Manoa, who are working toward a degree in human resources management or information technology. Happy Holidays!

For more information on how you can support our local students, please visit: www.shidler.hawaii.edu/alumni/giving-opportunities.

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BST announced today that Kevin Costa has been promoted to director, education solutions, and Kimo Zachariah has been promoted to director, program management office. “We are pleased that BST’s continued growth enables our team members to take on expanded responsibilities,” said John Weldon, president of BST. “Kevin and Kimo have successfully served in key roles on numerous projects. These promotions allow both BST and our clients to capitalize on their expertise and experience.”

Costa recently led the implementation of a large Human Resources Management System in the education sector. He will continue to expand BST’s role within Hawaii’s early, K-12 and higher education markets. Zachariah played an integral role as project manager for one of BST’s largescale information technology projects. He will focus on managing BST’s project resources across its HR, education and healthcare markets.

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BST supports Hawaii Public Radio’s Fall 2016 Pledge drive. John Weldon offers an on-air challenge during day 3 to encourage new members to join HPR!

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Business Solution Technologies (BST), a Hawaii-based information technology (IT) consulting firm, announced today that Dollie Jacinto has joined the company, and will be providing project management and solution delivery services for its human resources, education and healthcare clients.

“We are excited to have Dollie join BST with her extensive background in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related business process design in the HR, benefits, time and attendance, payroll, finance, accounting and supply chain management sectors for the state of Hawaii and various international corporations,” said John Weldon, president of BST. “Dollie’s expertise will allow us to provide our clients with quality, large scale, enterprise-wide technology solutions.”

Prior to joining BST, Jacinto was a Gartner Senior IT Management Consultant, and recently assisted the state of Hawaii with its statewide business transformation initiative. She was an IT Management Consultant and the Systems Implementation Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Los Angeles, Calif., and also served as a Senior Project Manager for the Bank of Hawaii Project Management Office.

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BST made a 2015 holiday donation to Hale Kipa, a local organization that provides shelter, outreach services and residential programs to Hawaii’s homeless and at-risk youth. For more information about how you can help, please visit www.halekipa.org.

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John Weldon joins Hawaii Public Radio’s (HPR) team on-air and offers a dollar-for-dollar matching challenge during day 2 of the station’s 2015 Fall fund drive.

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The BST team at the Special Olympics Hawaii 2015 Summer Games. Our team participated as volunteers in the Healthy Athlete area, which provides health and fitness screenings for all athletes. BST also selected Special Olympics Hawaii as our 2014 holiday gifting beneficiary.

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Business Solution Technologies (BST), a Hawaii-based information technology (IT) consulting firm, announced today that Gabriela Noriega has joined the company as a project manager. Noriega will provide her expertise to BST’s clients in project and program management for large-scale IT projects.

“We are excited to have Gabriela join our team with her background in managing technology product development projects and her work as a quality engineer,” said John Weldon, president of BST. “Her ability to understand the design, development and management aspects of our client projects, and her expertise with successfully leading large cross-functional teams is a tremendous resource for BST and our clients.”

Noriega recently relocated to Hawai‘i and has more than eight years of experience working in the technology product development field for InvenSense and Analog Devices, where she was based in the Boston area. She was previously a senior program manager and led product development teams for next-generation semiconductor microphones.

A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Noriega earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a biomedical option. She also holds a master’s degree in engineering management from Tufts University. Noriega is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Jung Pak

Business Solution Technologies (BST), a Hawaii-based information technology (IT) consulting firm, announced today that Jung Pak has rejoined the company as a PeopleSoft consultant.

With more than 15 years of experience, Pak will provide his project management and technical expertise in developing and implementing Oracle PeopleSoft systems, which is one of the most widely used Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions in the world.

We are happy that Jung is back in Hawaii to support our clients with their major PeopleSoft projects, said John Weldon, president of BST. Jung’s experience with BST and the Oracle Corporation helps our clients take full advantage of the latest in PeopleSoft human resources information systems (HRIS) technologies. Pak previously worked with BST from 2008 to 2011 providing PeopleSoft systems implementation and upgrade services for the company’s largest corporate and government clients. Prior to returning to Hawaii and BST, Pak was based in Irvine, California as a senior principal PeopleSoft consultant for the Oracle Corporation, providing solutions for clients in the healthcare, education and accounting services areas. He also previously held positions at Quiksilver, Inc. and the former PeopleSoft, Inc. as a senior consultant.

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Business Solution Technologies (BST), a Hawaii-based information technology (IT) consulting firm, announced today that Michele Alblinger has rejoined the company as a human resources information systems consultant.

Alblinger will provide her expertise in enterprise-level human resources and payroll system solutions to BST’s clients.

“We are so pleased to have Michele back in Hawaii to support our clients with their HR projects,” said John Weldon, president of BST. “Michele’s extensive consulting background, and her understanding of Hawaii’s business and island culture enable her to hit the ground running to implement quality solutions for us.”

Alblinger previously worked with BST from 2001-2007 providing human resources and payroll systems implementation and upgrade consulting services for the company’s largest corporate and government clients. Prior to returning to Hawaii and BST, Alblinger was based in Seattle, Wash. providing HR systems implementation consulting services for corporations in the HealthCare, Education, Transportation, and Manufacturing industries as the founder and managing partner of MBA Systems Consulting. She also previously held positions at Zannet Consulting and Hawaiian Airlines, and served as president of the American Payroll Association – Hawaii Chapter.

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