Meet our Team


Ann Dang
Program Director
Office: (808) 545-1777 

Ann is our Program Director for Junior Achievement of Hawaii. She works and coordinates with educators and volunteers from our Hawaii schools, to provide JA Programs from grades K-12. 

Ann has a background in Science and has recently worked as an Environmental Chemist for a few years. She also has worked at the YMCA and at Central Union Church for Preschool and Kindergarten, working with students and assisting teachers in the classroom.


Jamie Infante
Program and Operations Manager
Office: (808) 545-1777

Our JA Hawaii Program and Operations Manager for the island of Oahu works with our schools to provide programs to grades K-12. These programs focus on helping to prepare our youth with financial literacy and a sense of entrepreneurial spirit.

Alan Shiraishi

Alan Shiraishi
Program District Manager
Office: (808) 292-0570

As District Manager, Alan manages daily operations of JA programs on Hawaii Island, primarily East Hawaii, by building relationships with educators, recruiting and training volunteers, and implementing all administrative procedures. He coordinates the execution of programs, increases public awareness for all programs, and assures program quality and expansion.

Prior to his current role, Alan volunteered for JA's elementary, intermediate and high school programs for over 14 years. Alan has over 40 years of experience in business management in the banking industry and is well connected in the Hilo community with current and past affiliations with the Waiakea Lions Club, Toastmasters International, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii, to name a few.