Makai HR welcomes Christopher Gomes as its new Director of Client Experience. Gomes brings with him over 23 years of extensive leadership experience, honed from his time spent in various fields such as the PEO, healthcare, hospitality, and banking industries.
His role prior to this post was Manager to Team Member Services at the Hilton Grand Vacations. He also took on leadership roles in the healthcare sector under Kaiser Permanente and ProMedica Senior Care (formerly HCR ManorCare), giving him a wealth of knowledge in client experience and HR services.
When asked what he is most excited about in his new role, his response truly embodies one of Makai HR’s core values: “Clients Matter.”
“I am excited to be a part of a team where our core values, culture, and vision are not just empty words—they are an active part of Makai HR’s DNA. The team is committed to developing and maintaining meaningful partnerships with local businesses and I am happy to work alongside this group of talented people,” said Gomes.
Makai HR president and CEO, Marci LaRouech, is thrilled to have Gomes become part of the team: “Chris’ knowledge in the HR and Customer Service fields will be invaluable as we enter our next stage of rapid growth serving local Hawaii businesses with their human resources needs. With Chris at the helm of our client experience, Makai HR shall continue to build on our strong client relationships and retention.”