Meet Our Team --
Robert Van Reisenwitz - CEO
Rob Reisenwitz serves as senior member of Support Data Inc. to oversee the installation,optimization, integration, troubleshooting, backup, recovery, modification, security, and upgrading of IT systems and components to provide services that enable customers to effectively apply IT to business requirements.
Rob has 15 + years in the knowledge of tools and mechanisms for distributing new or upgraded software and hardware to ensure customers receive current versions of supported software or hardware, as they become available.
Work with other organizations to recommend and design systems architecture, websites and topology from both general and specific perspectives. Top person for marketing and decision making as well as idea creator for potential future business opportunities for the corporation and it's affiliates. Rob has done work for companies such as Hawaiian Resources Co., Ltd, Bess Press Inc., Kona Bay Fabrics, and many more. Rob is a proud member of InfraGard. InfraGard is a cooperative effort that includes the FBI and the private sector.
WavenDean Fernandes - Brand Ambassador
WavenDean Fernandes has more than 20 years of experience in branding and marketing both on the mainland and internationally. WavenDean worked on the client side at Amdahl, Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer’s Creative Services and Marketing Communications Group before moving over to the agency side with Landor, the top national and international branding consultancy and design firm based in San Francisco. He brings this wealth of branding, marketing, advertising, interactive media design, and client relations experience to his Hawaii-based firm, Mana Brand Marketing.
WavenDean has worked on branding programs for a wide spectrum of clients including Hallmark, FedEx, Starbucks, Ocean Spray, Pottery Barn, Visa, Unilever, Schering-Plough, and GlaxoSmithKline, Mosaic/Netscape, Sun, Apple, Seagate, Plantronics, and Intel. WavenDean managed client services while leading innovative and integrated design teams for Landor, Fitch, Liquid Agency, Studio Archetype-Sapient, Nurun, and iXL-Waterstone, where he also served as vice president and director of business development.
WavenDean expertise is in guiding individuals and companies in the process of revealing and then expressing their brand in the marketplace in an authentic, holistic, and compelling way. An inspirational team leader as well as an insightful marketer, WavenDean now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mike Portillo - Creative Art Director
Mike Portillo developed a highly successful career as a professional designer in the competitive, fast-paced world of Las Vegas, Nevada. Mike served as an art director and graphic designer for a variety of real estate and tourism publications as well as resort companies. His clients included The Greens of Las Vegas, Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Guest Guide, Joey Bistro, Stardust Hotel and Casino, Hofbrauhaus LV and Harmon Homes.
Having moved to Hawaii in March 2005, Mike brings a wealth of strategic print and online graphic design experience to our Hui, which he joined in early 2006. Adept at creating complete brand systems, Mike designs core brand identities from logos to business cards, business papers, ads, brochures, flyers, packaging and magazine covers. Portillo also creates collateral materials and websites and is proficient at magazine design and layout.
As a performance car aficionado, Mike enjoys conceiving core identity systems, logos, ads and graphics for a wide range of automotive enthusiast organizations. Highly motivated, creatively gifted, insightful and ardent about his work.
Paula Thomas - Creative Strategic Copywriter
Paula Thomas is a communications professional with over 30 years of experience in communications and external relations. Paula has worked as a content expert, writer, editor, director and manager in support of college and university capital campaigns and the development of a host of initiatives in businesses and organizations.
Coming out of the wonderfully diverse world of higher education with fundraising, grant-writing, marketing, planning, and program development experience, she loves connecting resources, developing relationships, visioning, researching, designing and creating. This led to the creation of Delphi Pacific Communications. Paula took her Greek heritage seriously in naming her business, and attempts, with every client project, to live up to the integrity of the goddess of the Temple.
Her objective is to set you in the right strategic direction that aligns with your goals and desires; and put that aspiration into words. In short, she will help you tell your story.
She helped create and implement major capital campaigns at four major US universities and has worked in the non-profit sector in Hawaii as an executive director and program manager in addition to doing creative work for many small businesses. She is the recipient of an Award of Distinction from The Communicator for the "Bicentennial Campaign" web site she helped to create at Ohio University while she was director of development communications, and has won Honorable Mention awards for several publications, including the “Building Bridges” annual report for Saint Joseph’s University -- oh so many years ago!
Kathy Davenport - Success Coach
Kathy Davenport is a Hawaii-based success coach, trainer, motivational speaker and fine art photographer. She specializes in the areas of personal development, business building, leadership, and motivation. With both a creative and analytical background, Kathy has an intuitive gift to help others unlock their inner magic. She inspires everyday people to redesign their lives and guides them to discover hidden qualities, strategize for business, overcome roadblocks, and reach the highest levels of personal and professional success. Kathy's goal is to use her creative talents to inspire and empower a worldwide audience.
Kathy is a retired Air Force officer and has been honored as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. As a result of her work in helping others succeed, Kathy has been recognized as the State of Hawaii SBA Women in Business Champion and as one of the state's Top 25 Businesswomen of the Year.
Kathy has been personally coached and mentored by Chicken Soup for the Soul series and The Success Principles author Jack Canfield; international business networking expert Dr. Ivan Misner, and military leadership expert General Gary North. The opportunity to be coached and trained by these industry experts, along with her years in the military have provided a solid foundation for the service, leadership, and mentorship values she holds today.
Originally from Kansas, Kathy is a longtime resident of Makakilo, Hawaii. She is active in the community and volunteers her time for various fundraising and charitable activities.