Francis S. Oda, born and raised in Hawaii, is Chairman and CEO of Group 70 International, a major architecture/planning firm in Hawaii and the Pacific. He has won numerous national awards for his designs, including the Lodge at Keole, the Manele Bay Hotel, the City of Kapolei and the Master Plan of Mauna Kea. He founded and chairs the Board of the Hawaii Family Forum, is Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Hawaii, and has served as Senior Pastor of New Life Church, Honolulu for over seven years. He is the senior member of the Transformation Hawai’i leadership team, and Chairman of the International Transformation Network. He is married to Caroline Ward Oda, former Head of School at St. Andrew’s Priory and they have two children: Reid and Nalani.