Meet Our Team

CB Island Vacations, Where Aloha and Global Luxury Meet.

Amanda Franta

General Manager #RS-79150
Office: 808-891-2900

amanda@cbislandvacations.com

 

Born and raised on the beautiful island of Maui it is easy to see why Amanda feels so blessed to call this special place her home.  Amanda spends her free time hiking, surfing, and riding horses!  Her family sport is the rodeo, and she frequently travels to compete in Team Roping.  Currently, Amanda lives in Makawao, in beautiful upcountry Maui, with her husband, beautiful new baby girl Jordyn and their dog Charlie.

 

 

Kanako Tamaki

Principal Broker #RB-17986
Office: 808-891-2900

kanako@cbislandvacations.com

 

A native of Japan, Kanako Tamaki moved to Maui in 1993. "I wanted to raise my son in this beautiful, safe and healthy environment. It was a perfect choice!" While her attachment to Maui got deeper and deeper, she decided to specialize her profession in real estate which she enjoys connecting people with residential and rental transactions.

 

 

Matt Smith

Guest Relations Manager
Office: 808-891-2900

matt@cbislandvacations.com

 

As Guest Relations Manager at CB Island Vacations, Matt oversees all aspects of the guest experience from pre-arrival to departure. He also works closely with the housekeeping and maintenance teams to ensure owners homes are clean and well maintained. “At CB Island Vacations, we are committed to providing a unique experience and a quality home away from home for all our guests so that they will want to return to Maui year after year.”

 

 

Kristina Jennings

Owner Relations Manager
Office: 808-891-2900

kristina@cbislandvacations.com

 

Being a Seattleite for 35 years, Kristina was yearning for warm, sunny weather year-round. Having visited Maui in her 20's and loving it, Kristina decided to take the plunge and make the move in 2012. She brings over 25 years of customer service experience with her including 5 years in residential real estate and 2 years in apartment management. Her free time is spent exploring for new waterfalls and free-diving for shells.

 

 

Carly Seibel

Reservations Manager
Office: 808-891-2900

reservations@cbislandvacations.com

 

 

Christie Smith

Reservations Agent
Office: 808-891-2900

reservations@cbislandvacations.com

 

 

Josh Rosen

Guest Relations
Office: 808-891-2900

josh@cbislandvacations.com

 

 

Jadey Sim

Maintenance Technician
Office: 808-891-2900

 

 

Angel Devlin-Brown

Long Term Property Manager
Office: 808-442-7506

propertymanager@islandproperties.com

 

Angel is a trusted Real Estate advisor whose enthusiasm for Maui living is contagious. As a creative, proactive thinker with a trained eye for marketing, Angel loves connecting people to a place she loves and knows well. She has lived and worked throughout Hawaii and brings more than two decades of business leadership and community service to our team. Angel enjoys traveling and sharing laughter with family and friends.

Carmen Moreno

Accountant
Office: 808-891-2900

carmen@cbislandvacations.com

 

Carmen comes to us at CB Island Vacations by way of Houston Texas where she rejoined her family who resides here on Maui. Carmen is of Native American ancestry. She has been in accounting for 45 years and in her free time, she enjoys spending her time golfing, fishing and camping.

Troy Richardson

Sales and Marketing Specialist
Office: 808-891-2900

troy@cbislandvacations.com

 

Troy comes to us with a wealth of experiences. He has been the Director of Sales and Marketing for multiple hotel properties and a vacation rental company as well. He has lived on Maui and the Island of Hawaii and loves the culture and the lifestyle that Hawaii promotes. His downtime is spent with his wife Rebecca and his Labrador Ellie at the beach.

 

 

Danen Achten

Maintenance Manager
Office: 808-657-6482

danen@cbislandvacations.com

 

Danen has been on Maui for five years by way of Minnesota and Oregon. A diverse work history has Danen now thriving doing what he likes most, solving challenges by fixing things. He has done everything from building custom race cars to manufacturing. Danen's free time is spent riding the largest waves Hawaii has to offer and spending his downtime with his “poi” dog, Simon.

 

 

Corrie Gulsrud

Hawaii Vacation Rental Manager #RS-78667
Office: 808-657-6482

hawaii@cbislandvacations.com

 

Growing up between California and Wisconsin allowed Corrie to experience a little bit of small town and city life. After visiting the Big Island several times, she decided that Kailua Kona was the best of both worlds with sunny skies year round. Corrie brings over 20 years of hospitality and management experience as well as an on-island property management background. She looks forward to drawing on her knowledge to create lasting impressions on her clients and guests.

 

 

Barbara Watts

Kauai Vacation Rental Manager #RS-60736
Office: 808-727.1353

kauai@cbislandvacations.com

 

Barbara moved to Kauai in 1979 and immediately fell in love with the people and the Island lifestyle. She changed career paths in 2002 focusing on vacation homes and has found her work passion. Barbara spends her leisure time reading, beach walking, and volunteering with the Zonta Club of Hanalei-which is part of Zonta International; a world-wide organization for women.