HONOLULU – The University of Hawaii Foundation is honored to welcome Herb Conley, Ken Hayashida, Louise Ing, Eric K. Martinson, and C. Scott Wo to the board of trustees.
Herb Conley moved to Hawaii with his wife Nancy in 1975 after receiving degrees in finance and accounting from Oklahoma State University. He began his business career as a CPA with Deloitte in Honolulu in 1975. In 1978 he moved from accounting to sales, initially running a small family real estate brokerage firm Conley Dew Ltd. In 1995 Conley co-founded and helped lead Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties to become the leading real estate brokerage firm in Hawaii. In 2005 he negotiated the sale of the company to Cendant Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. He retired as co-managing director in July 2007.