Hawaiian Airlines Creates New Leadership Position

Hawaiian Airlines announced today the appointment of Beryl Fajardo to the company’s newly created position of director of leadership development and training. Fajardo will be primarily responsible for developing a strategic leadership curriculum that helps to strengthen the overall capabilities of management and supports the company’s business objectives. She is working with Hawaiian’s senior management team and collaborating with learning and development organizations to create and implement programs that help improve Hawaiian’s business operations. 

Fajardo comes to Hawaiian after spending 27 years in positions specializing in management training and employee professional development for high-tech companies in California’s Silicon Valley. She most recently worked at Cisco Systems in San Jose for the past nine years, where she held the position of senior manager of leadership development. 

Fajardo is an alumna of San Jose State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social services in 1980 and a Masters of Arts degree in instructional technology in 1993. She went on to earn a doctorate in education from the University of Southern California in 2002.