Meet Our Team

SI GROUP Certified Pension Consultants is Hawaii’s largest third-party administration (TPA) firm for tax-qualified retirement plans.

Because our goal is to exceed our clients’ expectations, we invest in education and industry certification for our employees. As a result, our reputation for service and accuracy are exemplary. Additionally, our employees are supported and take pride in their work. With an average tenure of 10+ years among our employees, our account administrators develop strong relationships with our clients and are focused on delivering the highest level of client service.

Our leadership team provides senior level plan consulting services to SI GROUP clients. We work with employers and industry partners to design and implement retirement plans tailored to each client’s goals and needs. Because of SI GROUP’s reputation for dealing with complex issues, we are often approached by attorneys to assist the attorneys’ clients with plan corrections in accordance with the Department of Labor’s Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program and the Internal Revenue Service’s Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.


Craig Suemori, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA, AIFA®


Ellen N. Kawashima

Principal/Vice President

Kathleen Choy, EA, MSEA, MAAA

Enrolled Actuary

Martha DeAngelis, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA, CEBS


Bonnie Takamiya, QPA, QKA