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Danny Graham - CEO

Danny Graham - CEO Danny Graham - CEO

Danny Graham is the President and CEO of Graham Builders.  Graham started the company in 1990 with the help of a master carpenter.  At the time, Graham was a successful realtor and businessman.  The two completed their first joint home project and a company was born!

Prior to getting into the construction industry, Graham served four years in the Air Force.  He worked for several years at Hawaiian Airlines where he worked in Avionics and as a computer technician.  He also previously worked for Hawaiian Electric in the communications department, before earning his real estate license and joining the industry.

Graham worked for Herbert K. Horita for a couple years before starting his own company called Graham Realty.  He ran Graham Realty for over ten years before making the move into construction.       

He chaired several committees and sat on the Board of Directors of the Building Industry Association (BIA) before taking the post as President in 1995.  He continues to serve as an active member of the organization.  He also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau of Hawaii.

Graham won numerous awards including the Pacific Business News Business Leadership II Award in 2008; Pacific Business News Hawaii's Fastest 50 award in 2008; the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Business Ethics in 2007; the Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Small Business Award in 2003; five Building Industry Association (BIA) Hawaii Parade of Home Awards; and BIA Hawaii's Remodeler of the Year Award in 1995 just to name a few.

He is a graduate of McKinley High School.  He received his Electrician's degree from Honolulu Community College and an Associates Degree from American River College in Sacramento in electronics.

Graham is married with four children.  He and his wife Charlotte reside in Niu Valley.  In his spare time, Danny enjoys water skiing and riding his motorcycle around town and across the country.  His travels also often take him to Europe, where he rides with two friends from different parts of the world.

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