Portrait of Kaina Pereira, CWDB Executive Director

Kaina Pereira

Executive Director

Kaina Pereira, has been appointed to the CWDB as its new Executive Director.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Pereira served as Senior Advisor of Business Development at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz) since 2020. Between 2018 and 2020 he served in several roles in the same department, including Deputy Director and Assistant Deputy Director. He also worked in the private sector as a business consultant and financial strategist before joining state service.

Mr. Pereira holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and earned a Master of Business Administration from UC Davis.

Mr. Pereira was sworn in on Wednesday, March 27.