DAILYN YANAGIDA-ISHII

VICE-PRESIDENT OF HAWAII OPERATIONS / SR. HR CONSULTANT


Dailyn-Yanagida-Ishii

Email : dailyn@vantaggiohr.com

Dailyn brings over 15 years of executive level human resources experience in retail, higher education, and utility industries. Prior to her career in human resources, Dailyn was an adjunct faculty member at Hawaii Pacific University’s Department of Business Administration. There she recognized her love of writing and deep desire to help people grow. She went on to join Heald College as the Associate Director of Career Services where she worked with students in their job search – it was at Heald that she identified her passion for human resources. Dailyn then accepted a position with Waikiki Trader Corp. as the Vice-President of Human Resources where she spent the majority of her career leading strategic human resources initiatives. She then returned to her first organization, Hawaii Pacific University, as the Director of Compensation and Benefits and eventually the AVP of Human Resources. Dailyn has also held leadership positions with Hawaiian Electric Company as the Director of Compensation and Benefits, and RCUH as Associate Director of Human Resources.

Dailyn brings deep expertise in all areas of strategic human resources from employee relations, recruiting, training and development, and compensation and benefits. As the Managing Director of the Hawaii Region, and a Sr. HR Consultant, Dailyn will work closely with and support our Hawaii clients and team.  Dailyn is based in Honolulu, Hawaii and will be working out of our office in downtown Honolulu.

Dailyn earned a Bachelor degree in Political Science and a Master of Science in Policy and Management from the University of Oregon. She also earned a Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California. She is the Chair of the Education and Planning Committee for the Hawaii Compensation Group (HICOMP), a member and instructor for the certification program of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Hawaii.

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