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Our leaders and managers are mission-oriented, community-directed and program-focused.

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Michael Gleason, Chief Executive Officer

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Debbie Perkins, Chief Financial Officer

Deborah “Debbie” Perkins has been with The Arc of Hilo since 2003.  In 2005 she was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. In 2003 The Arc’s budget was 1.6 million dollars, today it operates a 6 million dollar budget. Debbie graduated from the University of Santa Clara and has a BS in Management & Marketing.  She continued her education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa with accounting course work.  Her work history has been in accounting and customer service.

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Debra Cabarloc, Chief Administrative and Operations Officer

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Charmaine Ka-ipo, ETS Manager

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Shelagh Aruuda, Community Support Services Division Coordinator