The Saipan Chamber of Commerce held its Business Person of the Year Gala on Jan. 25 at the Hyatt
Regency Saipan. Gloria Cavanagh, the general manager of the Pacific Islands Club Saipan was named 2019
Business Person of the Year and Nicole Babauta was named 2019 Saipan Young Professional of the Year.

Photo courtesy of D&R Visuals

(From left) Noelani McMahon, marketing and membership coordinator, Saipan Chamber of Commerce; Cavanagh; and Jill Arenovski, owner, Saipan Snaps.
From left) Maynard Reyes; Nicole Babauta, director, NMI Small Business Development Center, wife of Maynard Reyes; Linda Babauta, mother of N. Babauta; and Ben Babauta, father of N. Babauta, assistant operations general manager at DFS T Galleria.

Security Title Inc. held its 20th anniversary party outside of its Tamuning location on Jan. 17.

Photos by Justin Green

(From left) Willie Yamamoto, co-owner, Yamamoto Reality; Carl “Scott” Campbell, associate broker, Coral Sea Real Estate; Julie Yamamoto, co-owner, Yamamoto Reality and wife of W. Yamamoto.
(From left) Francheska Tedtaotao, escrow support; Kimberly Dimapan, executive assistant; Elayne Sablan, title support; Isabel Padrones, title support; and Tamara Cruz, title support, all of Security Title.
(Standing) Tahereh “Tara” Golbarani, realtor, Century 21 Commonwealth Realty; (Sitting, from left) Rena Borja, realtor, Buena Vista Realty; and Suzanne Naputi, realtor, Today’s Realty.
(From left) Seatiel Dela Cruz, loan manager; Jaelyse Lizama, loan officer; Elizabeth Lizama, vice president and collections manager; Rose Duenas, senior vice president and chief credit officer, all from Personal Finance Center; and Ludivina Nazaire, branch mortgage loan officer, Pentagon Federal Credit Union.

Andersen Air Force Base held a retirement party for Joyce I. Martratt at the
Hilton Resort & Spa on Jan. 15.

Photos by Justin Green

(From left) Gov. Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero and Joyce I. Martratt, retiree, 36th Wing Commander’s administrative assistant, U.S. Air Force.
(From left) Gen. Gentry W. Boswell, commander; Joyce I. Martratt, retiree, administrative assistant; Col. Matthew Nicholson, vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Heilman, command chief, all of the 36th Wing, U.S. Air Force.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands held its Donor
Appreciation Night at the Triple J Enterprises Inc.’s Honda Showroom on Jan. 15.

Photos courtesy of Make-A-Wish

(From left) Eric Tydingco, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Guam and the NMI; Jessica A. Leon Guerrero, president and owner; Carlo Leon Guerrero, vice president and general manager, both of M80 Systems Inc.; and Jay B. Jones, chairman, Make-A-Wish, senior vice president, Triple J Enterprises Inc.
(From left) Jones; Louise Borja Muna, board member, Make-A-Wish; Tydingco; and Brian J. Bamba, managing director, IP&E Holdings LLC.

The Guam Chamber of Commerce awarded the
Reina A. Leddy Guam Young Professional of the
Year Award to John Reyes, Jr. at the GYP Event of
the Year held on Jan. 25 at the
Dusit Thani Guam Resort.

Consul-General Izumi Seki hosted a birthday
celebration for the Emperor of Japan at the Hotel
Nikko Guam on Jan. 29.

Photo courtesy of Guam Chamber of Commerce

(from left): Ernie Galito, director of marketing and communications, Atkins Kroll Inc., and board director, Guam Chamber of Commerce; Joe M. Arnett, tax advisor of Deloitte & Touche LLP, and immediate past chairman of the board; Catherine Castro, chamber president; John Reyes, Jr., vice president, business intelligence manager, Bank of Guam, and 2019 Reina A. Leddy Guam Young Professional of the Year; Mark Tokito, senior vice president, Bank of Hawaii, and vice chairman of the board; Christopher Duenas, chief financial officer, Triple J Enterprises Inc., and special executive committee member.
(from left): William Shinozaki, acting general manager of Hotel Nikko Guam; Yuji Sekiguchi, president of Pacific Laundry and Textile Rental Service; and Daisuke Watanabe, resident manager Hotel Nikko Guam