Our Team

Ikaika Ohana’s team brings a broad range of talents and years of experience in financing, design, development, construction, operation of affordable housing and social service programming. Their inclusive approach, partnering with local experts in each community insures maximum results for residents and their neighborhoods

Douglas Bigley

Director and President

Douglas has made Ikaika Ohana one of the largest developers of affordable rental housing in the State of Hawaii.  Douglas oversees the development process, from new business to project feasibility, planning and financing. For many years he has been a recognized affordable housing industry innovator in California and Hawaii. As a sought-after speaker in this niche … Read More

Cesar Delgado

Director of Social Services

For over 20 years Cesar’s passion has been working with families and seniors with diverse needs, designing, coordinating and leading innovative programming through effective marketing, community outreach, fund raising and grant writing. As Founder/Executive Director of the non-profit, A New Day In Home Health Care, he has created aging services, programs and major events; raised and … Read More

Robert Gaouette

Director of Construction Management

After more than 35 years in all areas of the construction industry, Bob brings his vast experience to all aspects of Ikaika Ohana’s construction operations. As acting Vice President of Construction for affordable housing developer Urban Housing Communities (UHC), Bob oversees construction from cost estimating to bidding and negotiating prime contracts, managing field personnel, scheduling and … Read More

Dawn M. Bigley

Director of Architecture and Design

Dawn has more than 25 years of design experience, 19 years in design management. In her current position as Director of Design for affordable housing firm Urban Housing Communities (UHC), she has created distinctive, sustainable environments that define the company’s award winning brand of housing. She has worked on UHC’s LEED certified developments, creating standard … Read More

Jennifer Ashley

Director of Operations- California

Jennifer has over 20 years experience in administration in philanthropic and government agency, giving her a keen sense of the relationship between the public and private sector. She is currently working with UHC interfacing with property management teams across California and in Hawaii. She oversees budget and operations, coordinates and prepares compliance reports to agencies … Read More

Randy Hiu

Director of Operations- Hawaii

Randy has more than 35 years of non-profit management experience including oversight of affordable housing for regulatory compliance, financial reporting, and regular site assessment. In his prior experience with The Tax Foundation of Hawaii, he analyzed and prepared testimony on tax-related legislation as it affected housing in Hawaii with emphasis on conveyance taxes, real property taxes, … Read More

Miguel Saenz

Director of Acquisitions and Development

Miguel brings more than 20 years experience, negotiating and financing real estate transactions in affordable housing in Hawaii and California. His recent work with Urban Housing Communities (UHC), includes acquisition and finance of 4 new affordable housing communities in Hawaii. Prior to UHC, as Vice President of Acquisitions at SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners, his responsibilities … Read More