Meredith J. Ching is Senior Vice President – Government and Community Relations at Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (A&B), a 145-year old Hawaiʻi company that is the state’s fourth largest private landowner, with interests in commercial real estate, real estate development, agriculture, and materials and infrastructure construction. In addition to overseeing government relations, community relations and communications for A&B and its subsidiaries, she manages strategic programs for the use of the corporation’s natural resource assets, including its land and water infrastructure.
Prior to joining A&B in 1982, Ms. Ching served as a financial analyst for the Dillingham Corporation where she reviewed strategic plans and capital expenditures for its real estate, energy, maritime and construction divisions.
Ms. Ching has served on numerous government boards and commissions, and currently serves on the non-profit boards of Kapiʻolani Health Foundation, Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation, Hawaiʻi Ag & Culinary Alliance and the A&B Sugar Museum.
Ms. Ching is a graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, and earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Stanford University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles.