20 for the Next 20 2017: Where Are They Now?

This cohort included leaders in hotels, human resources, health care and other fields, plus one person now working in the Executive Office of the President of the United States.
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From left to right: Maxine Burkett, Lorraine Akiba, Dan Gluck, Sunshine Topping
Cariann Ah Loo

Then and Now: President, Na Ali‘i


Lorrainne Akiba

Then: Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission

Now: President & CEO, LHA Ventures


Maxine Burkett

Then: Lawyer, Professor, UH Richardson School of Law

Now: Senior Advisor with the Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate


Brian Dote

Then: Chief Innovation Officer, Mid-Pacific Institute

Now: Founder, Tapiki LLC


Jason Espero

Then: Director of Homeless Services, Waikiki Health

Now: Recruiter, Bridge-World Consulting


Elisia Flores

Then: CFO, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

Now: CEO, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue


Dan Gluck

Then: Director, State Ethics Commission

Now: Attorney


Kamea Hadar

Then and Now: Artist, Co-Lead Director, Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i


Danna Holck

Then: VP, GM, Turtle Bay Resort

Now: GM, Westin San Francisco


Kapua Medeiros

Then and Now: Doctor, Kaiser Permanente


James Moniz

Then and Now: Executive VP, Mortgage Banking Manager, Bank of Hawaii


David Morimoto

Then and Now: Executive VP, CFO, Treasurer, Central Pacific Bank


Tim Motts

Then: President & CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii

Now: President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue


Samuel M. ʻOhukaniʻōhiʻa Gon III

Then and Now: Senior Scientist & Cultural Advisor, The Nature Conservancy


Jennifer Oyer:

Then: Chief Development Officer, Salvation Army

Now: Principal and Chief Joy Officer, Community Impact Advisors


Justin Park

Then and Now: Co-Founder, Bar Leather Apron


Sheldon Simeon

Then and Now: Co-Owner, Tin Roof restaurant


Michael Stollar

Then: President & COO, HMSA

Now: Retired


Tarik Sultan

Then and Now: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Sultan Ventures


Sunshine Topping

Then: VP of Human Resources, Hawaiian Telcom

Now: Senior VP Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness, Hawai‘i Pacific Health


Read more about this cohort when we published 20 for the Next 20 in March 2017.



Categories: 20 for the Next 20, Lists & Awards