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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Names New Leaders to Sales and Account Services

June 28, 2011, 10:42 AM HST
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Kaiser on Maui, photo by Wendy Osher.

By Sonia Isotov

Kaiser Permanents Hawaii announced yesterday the appointment of new sales leaders Allison Galdeira, Chandler Pearson, Patrick Price, Kenneth Sloan and Karen Watanabe.

The new sales representative will each manage designated sales territories around the state. Here’s a little background on each:

Galdeira was most recently a case manager/community development with Women in Need, an Hawaii nonprofit that helps homeless families. She brings 14 years of sales and account service experience to her new position with Kaiser Permanente.

Pearson, a recent Chaminade University graduate, was previously a sales representative with First Data Corp., the Sacramento, California-based merchant services provider. He was top sales contractor of the year in 2009.


Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Price was director of operations for Franklin Advantage, a real estate lending company in Honolulu. He brings over 15 years of sales and marketing management experience to his new position.


Sloan most recently served as a sales representative in the Primary Care Division with Warner Chilcott, a global pharmaceutical company specializing in women’s health care. In addition to nine years of sales experience in pharmaceuticals, he also worked as a sales representative with the Hawaii Newspaper Agency.

Watanabe joins Kaiser Permanente from Pacific Wealth Strategies in Honolulu, where she worked as a financial associate/federal employee benefits specialist. She has over 20 years sales experience including ownership of Avellan Corporate Initiatives in Honolulu.

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