Michael Tejada has been named as Director of Budgets at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. “We are pleased that Michael has accepted this position,” said Vice President of Administration Steve Tueller. “I look forward to working closely with him in this new capacity.” Tejada is an alumnus of BYU–Hawaii where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He later earned a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Utah. He worked for Deloitte Touche and Bank of Hawaii before joining the BYU–Hawaii team in 2012. Tejada has deep connections to the Laie and Kahuku community. His grandfather Roscoe Sorenson was the Grounds Foreman at the Church College of Hawaii for many years and was also one of the first bishops called in the Laie area. Tejada attended Laie Elementary, Kahuku Elementary and Kamehameha Schools. He was a star baseball player throughout high school and went on to play four years of minor league baseball in the Colorado Rockies organization. He and his wife, Maria, are the parents of four children with a fifth one on the way.