Executive Staff Bios

CRW is a corporation of well respected roofing professionals with combined experience spanning over 130 years.

Guy Akasaki, President & CEO of CRW with over 35 years of roofing and construction experience. Guy has partnered with several other firms in the construction industry here in Hawaii and has expanded his reaches globally; he also currently serves on the Hawaii Contractors Licensing Board. He continuously makes contributions for the advancement of roofing technology, especially photovoltaic, in Hawaii which has allowed us to remain in the forefront of our industry.

Larry Young, Vice President & Project Manager is responsible for overall management and directly oversees the project managers and estimators. He has over 19 years experience in the construction and roofing industry.

Richelle Thomason, Director of Business Development & Client Relations brings over 25 years of experience in real estate management, finance and construction and her extensive background will provide superior service, assurance, and reliability of CRW’s unique turnkey energy solutions.

Wally Au, Project Managing Estimator has over 30 years of combined construction and roofing experience.

Tom Holland, Director of Operations with almost 40 years of roofing experience. He began his career in Chicago where he worked on the prestigious Sears Tower and has worked all over the continental United States. He oversees the daily operations, safety and quality control.

Jeff Gowan, PRM Manager, oversees the Repair and Maintenance Program with over 30 years of roofing and electrical experience. Originally from New York, he is a Navy Veteran who started working on the roof in 1990. He was a foreman with CRW for 10 years before taking over the Maintenance Department. He is Safety Trained, QCM, CDL Driver and certified crane operator. With his knowledge and experience combined with his team he has put together a comprehensive roof management program that is growing and constantly improving to service all types of commercial and residential clientele.

Charles Chacko, Team Member from PV Division of Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii with an MBA in finance has over 30 years experience in managing wide variety of business from start ups to commercial success. He has been particularly trained in PV and roofing technologies.

Linda Ko, Office Manager/HR, Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii, Inc has over 25 years experience in construction administration.