LeaderLuncheon profile: Crystal Rose

40th Annual LeaderLuncheon  |  June 14, 2017  |  12:00-1:30pm  |  Sheraton Waikiki

Crystal Rose is a founding partner of Bays Lung Rose Holma. Crystal focuses on real estate, business, construction, and trust litigation. She has taken on some of the largest and most complex civil cases that have reshaped Hawaii’s business landscape. She also provides counseling and litigates disputes for clients, and is an expert in corporate governance. The Hilo native gives back to her community by serving on the Board of Directors for a variety of nonprofits, including The Nature Conservancy, Blue Planet Foundation, and Child and Family Service; plus large corporations such as Hawaiian Airlines, Gentry Homes, and Central Pacific Bank. Crystal also volunteers on the advisory boards of Kamehameha Schools, Catholic Charities, and many more.


Q & A with Crystal Rose

WHAT TYPES OF QUALITIES MAKE A GOOD LEADER?

A great leader is someone with a passion for a goal or objective that is larger than them that adds value to their business and our community. Someone who is competent, strategic and focused ~ with a kind heart and an energetic ear. 

WHAT HAS HELPED YOU BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE LEADER?

Always striving to do the right thing. Seeking advise when needed. Learning from my mistakes and mishaps over the years. And, having a fabulous husband and two wonderful sons who support me 110%!!

NAME A WOMAN LEADER WHO INSPIRES YOU AND EXPLAIN WHY.

Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop ~ she was a visionary, servant leader whose compassion and foresight continues to serve our Hawaiian children today and for generations to come. Education is an equalizer and Princess Pauahi understood its power and purpose for her people.

WHAT WAS YOUR DREAM JOB GROWING UP?

I really don’t recall having a dream job – I just wanted to do something that would have meaning and value.

WHAT’S ONE OF THE BEST PIECES OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

Follow your passion. Never give up.

AS A WOMAN LEADER, WHAT CAN YOU ADVISE OTHERS TO DO TO HELP EACH OTHER OR HELP THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERS?

Support each other! Develop your own personal business plan that provides you with a vision for your future and specific goals that you can achieve incrementally. Share it with our mentors. Seek advice from those that support you. Revise your plan as circumstances change but stay focused. Be courageous in thought and purpose. 

LeaderLuncheon honors women for the contributions they have made to their professions and in their community.  Join us in supporting Hawaii’s commitment to the advancement of women leaders by attending the 2017 LeaderLuncheon. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 695-2620 or click on the button below.