* Optometrist Linda Nguyen has recently passed her board exam and is Maui's first board certified optometrist, according to an announcement.
The American Board of Optometry's processes of board certification and maintenance of certification demonstrate that the optometrist is dedicated to providing quality patient care, the announcement said.
It is also a process that allows optometrists to demonstrate that they exceed entry-level requirements and are maintaining the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience needed to deliver quality eye care.
Nguyen, originally from Los Angeles, has been on Maui practicing optometry since 2005.
* Lynn Ornellas, a 2001 King Kekaulike High School graduate, has been promoted to vice president of construction accounting services for Spectrum Retirement Communities based in Colorado.
She was hired in 2012 as assistant controller. She is the daughter of Phyllis and Albert Ornellas of Pukalani.
Spectrum Retirement Communities is headquartered in Denver. It is a developer, owner and operator of retirement, assisted-living and memory-care communities across the United States, a news release said.
* Four Seasons Resorts Lanai recently appointed Dan Greenwood as senior director of engineering for the Manele Bay and the Lodge at Koele hotels.
He will oversee all aspects of engineering between the two luxury properties, including maintenance, landscaping and sustainability initiatives.
Greenwood is a 25-year veteran of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He has worked in management positions throughout Asia and North America. He makes the move to Hawaii from the Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou in China.