Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

FBC Event

Oahu Meeting

“Communicating Across Four Generations”
Speaker: Billie Takaki Lueder, Director of Communications & External Affairs for Honolulu Community College

In today’s workforce there are four soon to be five generations all trying to work together. Family businesses have been working in this generational space for centuries. At the heart of working together is communication. During the session we will uncover generational communication differences, influences that have shaped a generation and tips on how to work productively with multiple generations.

About the speaker

Billie Takaki Lueder is the Director of Communications & External Affairs for Honolulu Community College where she is primarily responsible for media and public relations on behalf of the college. She has successfully developed a comprehensive Marketing & Communications Outreach strategic plan as well as a Social Media plan to outreach with prospective and current students as well as alumni and the community. Her team has won several awards for marketing and web design.

A former corporate trainer for Bank of Hawai‘i, she was responsible for designing and facilitating management and leadership curriculum. She continues to work with clients such as, Bank of Hawai‘i and Oceanic Time Warner Cable facilitating Professional Development courses, and has been facilitating classes on Generational Communications, Branding and Social Media Trends.

Ms. Lueder has serviced a large variety of local and national clients as an independent communications strategist to include the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, St. Andrew’s Priory School, Kamehameha Schools Extension Services Division, Good Beginnings Alliance, Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE), Hawai‘i’s P-3 Initiative, TH!NK LLC, Dow AgroSciences and Farrington High School.

Ms. Lueder is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with a Masters in Public Administration and a B.A. in English.