New GM and Operations Manager at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
The Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center announced two promotions to their leadership team: Edgar Krampitz as General Manager and James Young as Operations Manager.
Krampitz joined the center as Operations Manager in April. He is a US Air Force military veteran who served as an airfield maintenance supervisor in the civil engineering squadron. His experience encompassed various overseas locations including Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar and Japan. As a US Department of Defense contractor, Krampitz also managed multi-million dollar airfield construction projects globally. His military service also includes a recruiting position with the Air National Guard.
As a civilian, Krampitz worked as a real estate agent and property manager overseeing both residential and commercial properties while obtaining his bachelor’s degree in business management. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration.
As the new Operations Manager, James Young will lead and develop all facility/operating projects, including overseeing security and housekeeping. Originally from Connecticut, Young has lived on Maui for more than 30 years and has more than 22 years of experience in construction and renovation. He formerly served as maintenance supervisor at the Center.
“We are so pleased to promote these two dynamic leaders from within the ranks of our QKC team,” said mall owner representative Kevin Jones, Senior Associate at Pendulum Property Partners. “Each has demonstrated a commitment to deliver exceptional shopping, dining and entertainment experiences for our patrons, as well as assist in QKC’s efforts to support the local community through various programs and events.”