This week, UHPA gladly welcomed Jamie Mow to our leadership team as an associate executive director.

“We’re glad to have Jamie on our team to broaden the capabilities of our leadership team and to prepare UHPA for the future.” said Christian Fern, UHPA executive director. “Jamieʻs background will be a valuable asset to the UHPA team.”

Jamie has extensive leadership and legal affairs experience.

Prior to joining UHPA, Jamie had been an investigator and compliance officer with Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard’s Office of the Assistant Inspector General since August 2020, responsible for conducting audits on shipyard programs, operations, and processes, and leading investigations into allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, and harassment, or related civil administrative or criminal matters.

She also served at HMSA’s legal affairs department from April 2011 to August 2020, starting as an associate counsel, and rising to counsel and eventually counsel and manager. In those roles, she provided legal advice and counsel to HMSA and was responsible for research and interpretation of state and federal law and regulations, corporate governance, and defending the organization in litigation and arbitration.

Jamie also served as a law clerk to Chief Administrative Judge Bert Ayabe in the First Circuit Court in the Hawaii State Judiciary. She also was a senior tax associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in San Jose, California from 2006 to 2009.
The Mānoa resident received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington, in Seattle, and a law degree from the University of San Francisco.