Meet Our Executives
Ernest A. Watari, CPA, CMC, CGMA
Ernie has extensive experience in international business consulting with concentration in the real estate and leisure industries (hotel, golf course, club, resort, and tourism). In addition, he is heavily involved in project management, real estate development consulting, mergers and acquisitions, human resource consulting, litigation services, and bankruptcy/workouts. Ernie is the former Chairman/CEO of the Hawaii operations of the worldwide CPA and Management Consulting firm of PKF International, where he spent much of his 35+ years of experience in the CPA/management consulting industry with concentration in tourism and resort development/operations.
Ernie is also the Chairman Emeritus of CPA Hawaii, LLP, the Hawaii affiliate of Integra International, a worldwide network of CPA's and Business Consultants. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Ernie is also a recognized expert in the tourism and hospitality industries and is one of only a handful of Certified Management Consultants (CMC) in Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Associate-Resort Development Services
Architect extraordinaire, George is a recently retired senior principal and senior vice president of the world famous WATG architectural firm, known for their world-class resort architectural designs. For the past two decades, George has been WATG’s key person in China and throughout the Asia and Southeast Asia regions where he continues to actively perform architectural and development consulting assignments for WATG and in concert with PCG. George was recently appointed to PATA's inaugural China Panel of Experts, an exclusive and select group of 10 tourism experts providing advice to government agencies and private companies on tourism related initiatives throughout China. Contact email: email@example.com
Perfecto “Jun” Yasay, Jr., Esq.
Jun is PCG’s senior advisor based in Manila, Philippines, where he handles strategic consulting, business mergers and acquisitions, immigration issues and other management consulting services. Jun is an attorney-at-law, licensed to practice in the United States and the Philippines and has served as senior advisor and legal counsel to large business conglomerates and many wealthy business executives as well as various government and non-governmental agencies in the Philippines. Jun is the former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of the Republic of Philippines, appointed by former President Fidel Ramos. As such, Jun is exceptionally experienced in operating through the various mazes of governmental regulations in assisting companies wanting to do business in or with the Philippines.
JUN IS CURRENTLY ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE DUE TO HIS RECENT PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT AS THE SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR THE REPUBLIC OF PHILIPPINES.
Senior Associate-Hospitality Services
Jochen (pronounced "Yohan") is PCG's Senior Associate of Hospitality Services with over 40 years of hands-on experience in hotel management, club management and food and beverage executive positions. Jochen, who is fluent in German and English, has held positions of executive chef, director of food and beverage, operations manager and general manager for prestigious organizations such as Caesar's Palace and Sheraton/Starwood hotels and resorts, Hilton and Marriott. More recently, Jochen was on assignment in China as the senior advisor and acting general manager of the 525 room luxury Kai Wah Plaza International Hotel in Kunming, China. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Daisy A. Aio, CPA
Senior Associate and Managing Partner
CPA Hawaii, LLP
Daisy is a senior associate with PCG with over 25 years of experience in auditing, accounting, market research and consulting with specialized expertise in the tourism industry including hotels, resorts, golf courses, and mixed-use developments. She is also Managing Partner of CPA Hawaii, LLP, a strategic member of Integra International with over 190 offices in more than 70 countries around the world. Contact email: email@example.com
Garrett K. Kojima
Director of Real Estate Services
Garrett is in charge of PCG’s marketing and real estate services consulting. He is also involved in tourism consulting and human resource consulting services. Garrett is also President and Principal Broker of Innovative Realty Group, Inc. (IRG), which specializes in real estate transactional work and property management. IRG is the largest and only developer-approved residential property manager at the famed, luxury Ko Olina Resort & Marina. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Lunasco, MCSE
Director of Information Technology Services
Sean serves as PCG’s Information Technology Services Director. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and has provided computer and information systems consulting services, including integration services, systems planning, design, and implementation to clients in a broad range of industries. Sean is also the Chairman and Webmaster for 808Golf.com, a comprehensive golf consulting services company in Hawaii. Contact email: email@example.com