Brain Gain Hawaii


As President and Founder of Accumulus, Stacey Katakura brings an unmatched level of accounting and financial advisory experience—having previously served for three years as President of HiAccounting, a division of The Hawaii Group, and for ten years prior to that as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Forest City Hawaii, a real-estate development and property management company responsible for over $2 billion in Hawaii real-estate and renewable energy projects.

Stacey is a licensed CPA in Hawaii and California, is a graduate Kaiser High School, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California’s Kenneth Leventhal School of Accounting. Stacey began her career in the Orange County, California offices of Ernst & Young, in the firm’s Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction group.

Stacey is also very involved in supporting local community organizations and has served as Co- Chair of American Heart Association’s annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser gala, Vice Chair for the Child and Family Services annual fundraiser gala, is the Past Chair of the Hawaii Home Ownership Center’s Board of Directors. She has also volunteered on numerous political campaigns and was named one of Pacific Business News’ Forty Under 40. Stacey is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hawaii Society of CPA’s.

In her free time, Stacey enjoys spending time with her pug, Bogey, hiking, yoga, pilates, traveling & drinking fine wine.