Name: Charlian Wright
Position: Corporate marketing director, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Inc.
First job: Secretary
Pastime: Puttering around the house
"We are changing some of our strategies to improve variety (at the centers)," Wright said. "And we will be taking over the management of the Hawaii Kai Towne Center in August."
Other centers the company oversees include the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Windward Mall and Keauhou Shopping Center on the Big Island. Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate. Wright started with Royal Hawaiian in 1981.
She also is active in community work such as the Aloha Festivals, Travel Women Hawaii and Waikiki Improvement Association.