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Building the right team isn’t like building a pyramid; it’s more like building a web. Each thread is connected to another to create one giant support system.  Maui Wowi is proud to announce three new threads in our web to help meet the needs of our franchisees as we continue to grow and expand the brand. Meet our new ‘ohana members!


Kerri DeLaRosa-Director of Franchise Support

We welcome Kerri to our Mainland ‘ohana. She brings more than 20 years of leadership in consumer-driven marketing, co-op advertising management, public relations and product innovation for restaurant brands such as McDonald’s, Red Robin, Denny’s and Little Caesars. Her extensive experience building teams and developing strategies to increase brand awareness and drive sales will be a huge asset on many levels. She will also work with franchisees through committees, continuing a long tradition of giving a voice to each owner, and creating programs that benefit the entire system. Originally from Ohio, Kerri and her husband have two sons. They keep busy as a family enjoying the outdoors, hiking, mountain biking, and traveling.

Cassie Robinson

Cassie Robinson-Accounting Manager

Cassie Robinson joins the accounting team at Maui Wowi Hawaiian as the Accounting Manager. She will assist our franchisees through the use of programs that have been created to improve operational systems and better manage their own accounting practices. Providing one-on-one guidance to help our franchisees to stay organized and have the ability to see the results. She has a degree in finance and past accounting experience that will contribute to her success in this position. Cassie is also originally from Ohio and is a huge Cincinnati sports fan.

Katie H

Katie Hillenbrand-Development Manager

Katie is the newest member of Maui Wowi Hawaiian’s Development team. She will be responsible for guiding potential franchisees through the mutual investigation process to help individuals discover their entrepreneurial dreams.  Katie has strong interpersonal skills that provide her with the ability to ensure Maui Wowi is the right fit for both parties and to bring in the best people to represent the Maui Wowi brand. Katie is originally from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. When she’s not working, you can find her in the great outdoors, hiking, snowshoeing, and exploring.

Each one of our Mainland ‘ohana members is a critical thread in our Maui Wowi web that work together to create the strong system of support and promote stress free success for our franchisees. Welcome to the team!

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