FAMES Hawaii 17th Annual FREE Business & Leadership Workshop

Lunch Buffet Included

FREE Business & Leadership Workshop

At Dave & Busters, Pai’na Hale Showroom

Saturday, August 13, 2022

8:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

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Our Speakers


Katie Pickman
CEO & General Manager of HAWAI’I News Now

Katie has served as General Manager of Hawaii News Now since January of 2020.  She is an experienced broadcaster with a demonstrated history of success in the media multi screen industry.

Katie has launched four dynamic lifestyle programs in her career including HI Now, Living808 and Talk Story.  Telling Hawaii’s story is her passion.Her focus is nurturing an environment of high performance, creativity and well being for her colleagues. Katie is a certified life coach and serves on multiple boards in Hawaii including Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Make a Wish Hawaii, and Red Cross Hawaii.

Charles Au

Managing Partner ~ ECA LLP
Charles Au has over 30 years of public accounting experience servicing closely held companies in the Hawaii and the U.S. west coast markets. At ECA LLP, Charles is the current managing partner and leads one of the larger locally grown certified public accounting firms in the state.
Charles is the past president of The Pacific Club, board member of the Hawaii Tax Institute, past president of Hawaii Estate Planning Council, current treasurer and board member of the Air Force Civilian Advisory Committee, and served as a board member with BIA Hawaii and Associated Builders and Contractors – Hawaii chapter.
Thornton “Mark” Spain
District Director ~ Hawaii Pacific-Islands District of the United States Small Business Administration
Spain is responsible for leading the Hawaii Pacific-Islands District team and assuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the daily operations of the District which is the largest district in the United States, Mr. Spain, a decorated United States Marine combat veteran, attained his disciplined career foundation while serving his country during the Vietnam War. Spain received his Undergraduate degree in 1974 and his MBA Degree in 1976. Both degrees were received from California State University-Dominguez Hills.
Dr. Roxanne Smith
Owner & Founder ~ Lemurian Healthcare PC
Dr Roxanne Smith is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician and a Health Mastery Institute Health Coach with over 20 years of experience in taking care of patients. During the pandemic she used the power of plants to keep herself healthy while working as a frontline worker and in December of 2021 she left mainstream medicine to develop her telemedicine business offering a Unique blend of Health coaching and General Medicine principles to achieve vibrant thriving Health. She started her business Lemurian Healthcare PC recently in Honolulu Hawaii



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Free Virtual Business & Educational Networking Event

How to multiply & build your capacity in the digital world and encouragin health & wellness for every environment.

Learning from the Experts:

 Coping with COVID Financialy & Emotionally


To expand our social impact by developing national chapters, while supporting under advantaged communities to become healthy and prosperous equal opportunity environments! We seek grants and funding to widen the scope of our training and FREE offerings. Through business networking, we incorporate training in today’s technology laden with business interpersonal skills.