As a Senior Account Executive, Abby Sadoy pairs her love of community and storytelling with her experience in the media, public relations, nonprofit, and healthcare sectors.
Before joining Pang Communications, Abby started her career at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and MidWeek, where she served alongside an award-winning team as a Special Sections Writer, Contributing Writer, and Editor, delivering her writing and editing talents to several local publications including Dining Out, Hawaii Renovation, and Marine Star. She later gained public relations experience from one of the state’s top communications firms as a Communications Project Manager, where she worked with clients such as Hawaii Gas, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Maryknoll School, Kohala Institute, and REHAB Foundation.
Abby’s previous work also includes helping children with disabilities succeed as a Substitute Teacher and Registered Behavior Technician at the Hawaii Department of Education, and branding 600+ small businesses across the country as a Brand Specialist at GoDaddy, where she also proudly launched and served as the Austin site lead for the company’s Asian employee resource group.
Abby has a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, an MBA from Louisiana State University Shreveport, and a certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University. She also acts as host and producer of her own POC- and first-generation American-centered podcast show, Open The Light. Abby has a passion for travel, food, art, and cinema, and hopes to one day become a bestselling author and produce major studio and independent films.