What distinguishes BST is our people. In addition to offering industry-specific expertise, years of corporate experience and proven solutions, our team members have an understanding and appreciation for Hawaii, its people and the intricacies of running a business in the islands.

Let us introduce you to BST’s leadership team:

John K. Weldon
President and Founder

John founded BST in 1996 as Hawaii’s premier Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) partner and has since expanded the company to provide comprehensive HR, Education and Healthcare solutions.

Stanna Abellira, CCP, SPHR
Director, HR Strategy

Stanna provides strategic and executive-level human resources solutions that integrate and operationalize business and people strategies. She has worked as a human resources and compensation professional in Hawaii’s banking and healthcare industries.

Kevin Costa
Director, Education Solutions

Kevin is responsible for providing technology solutions for Hawaii’s early education, K-12 and higher education sectors. He has expertise in project management, business analysis, and process re-engineering for large-scale information technology projects.

Steven Hurlbut
Director, Healthcare Solutions

Steven leads all major healthcare projects and has managed the IT operations for leading Hawaii healthcare organizations. His expertise includes healthcare analytics, HIPAA, meaningful use, master patient index, and industry standard quality measures.

Gabriela Noriega, PMP, CBAP
Project Manager

Gabriela has expertise in quality engineering and managing large IT product development projects. She currently leads projects within Hawaii’s healthcare industry, and prior to joining BST she worked for Analog Devices in the Boston area.

Lori Urbano, CPP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, HR Services

Lori leads BST projects that involve human resources administration, payroll, benefits, regulatory compliance, business process redesign initiatives and Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) tools. She has served as Vice President and in executive Human Resources, Payroll and Corporate Compliance roles within the Hawaii banking industry.

Colin Yu
Director, Information Technology

Colin manages BST’s technical resources and sets the strategic technology direction for all human resources, education, and healthcare projects. He has been leading the architecture of complex and large-scale enterprise systems with focus on high-performance and scalability in Hawaii and California for companies like BST, Hewlett-Packard and Accenture.