Rick Ching Named 2023 Inspirational Leader of the Year by Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders

April 14, 2023

Rick Ching, President & COO at Servco Pacific Inc., was named Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders (CTL) 2023 Inspiration Leader of the Year. This award honors visionary leaders in Hawaii who are not only exemplary leaders, but also inspiring mentors to the next generation of leaders.

Ching was presented the award at the organization’s annual fundraiser Vision Lab on April 13, 2023, featuring “shark tank” style pitches from the top CTL student-led project teams.

“On behalf of the Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders board and staff, we’d like to congratulate Rick on this award. We appreciate his exemplary mentorship, community spirit and passion for the next generation.” said CTL Executive Director Katie Chang.

Ching serves on CTL’s Board of Advisors and has been a guest speaker at numerous student events.

“I’m truly humbled by this honor and want to thank the Center for Tomorrowʻs Leaders for the incredible work they do to empower our up-and-coming young leaders,” said Ching. “It’s been a privilege to be a small part of this organization, and I’m always inspired and encouraged by the talent and energy of Hawaiʻi’s students.”

Servco and Center for Tomorrowʻs Leaders share a long-time relationship and focus on mentorship and supporting the next generation of leaders. In 2022, 15 students were provided the opportunity to be paired with a Servco mentor through CTLʻs UNFOLD Mentorship Program.

About The Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders (CTL)

The Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders is a local non-profit with a mission to engage, equip and empower young leaders for Hawaii Through a signature 10-year leadership pipeline of programs, CTL is creating an atmosphere for student leaders to be discovered and trained. In doing so, CTL is working to provide a leader feeder for Hawaii’s businesses, government, and all sectors.