STACEY WONG

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    All neutrals on the DPR Panel are willing to travel to the neighbor islands and the mainland. If you have any questions, please contact DPR at (808) 523-1234

    Stacey Wong graduated with his MBA from Stanford University, where he was a US Department of Health, Education & Welfare Fellow. He also received his MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Stanford and his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Santa Clara. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California.

    For over 12 years, Mr. Wong was the sole trustee of the Eric A. Knudsen Trust, one of Hawaii’s largest kama’aina family estates that owns 3,800 acres of land and a securities investment portfolio. The 41 properties with its 350 lessees/tenants include a beachfront hotel & condominiums, shopping center, swim & tennis club, restaurants, church & school, cattle & horse ranches, tree farm and a hydroelectric plant.

    Mr. Wong has additional real estate and finance experience as Director of Development for Castle & Cooke Lanai where he was in charge of island-wide real estate activities. He was also project manager and minority partner in Stark Development Companies, leading the development, financing and construction of One Harbor Drive, a 42-story, twin-tower condominium project overlooking the waterfront in downtown San Diego.

    He was the owner & largest investor of both Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar, and The Pier Bar at Aloha Tower Marketplace, and a partner & equity investor with Wally Amos in his Uncle Noname’ Cookie Company.

    Mr. Wong was the President of Kimball Resources, Inc., a successful natural gas brokerage firm he co-founded in Houston, TX. He arranged complex gas purchases and transportation in this regulated industry for major clients including Standard Oil, Texas Petroleum, Potlatch, U.S. Steel, National Steel, PP&G, Archer Daniels Midland and Beatrice Foods. He was a regular speaker at industry conferences and an expert witness in a federal gas antitrust case. Prior to founding Kimball Resources, Mr. Wong was an Energy Economist with SRI International in Menlo Park, CA. There, he performed inter-fuel competition forecasts for oil, gas & coal, and analyzed the engineering & cost feasibility of alternative energy technologies, including wind, PV & solar thermal, synthetic fuels, geothermal, biomass & OTEC.

    Mr. Wong has been a principal in numerous mediations, litigations and court settlements. With his leadership experience in several industries (Engineering, Environmental, Real Estate, Food & Beverage, Energy and Trust & Estates), he brings a comprehensive and collaborative approach to problem solving and dispute resolution. He is tenacious in seeking innovative solutions derived from the root causes of each conflict.

    Mr. Wong has successfully completed mediation courses at the Pepperdine University Law School and Kauai Economic Opportunity, Inc., and he mediates regularly for the Kauai Courts.

    Mr. Wong was born and raised in Hawaii, enjoys playing basketball and has attended fantasy camps with Jerry West, Magic Johnson & Rick Barry.

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