Richard Tran is a current IT Specialist at the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. He is a graduate of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, with a bachelor’s degree in Travel Industry Management. As a former student Computer Specialist, Richard has supported operations in and around CRDG and the University Laboratory School. Upon graduation, Richard joined CRDG as a full-time hire to continue to provide support to the organization. Richard has been exposed to technology for as long as he can remember, and it continues to be a significant influence in his life. He always seeks to find ways to use technology to his advantage to better the lives of those around him. As a part of the IT team, Richard handles front and back-end support and project management to ensure smooth operations. He brings to the team an insatiable desire to learn, grow, and contribute, as well as an extreme interest in all things information technology.