Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

FBC Event

Maui Chapter Meeting


Topic: Navigating Success – Key Aspects of Governance and Decision-Making for Family Offices/Private Businesses

Speaker: Robert Santos (CEO and Founder, Arrowroot Family Office)


Robert Santos founded Arrowroot Family Office in 2013, and since then, has led the investment committees of Arrowroot Family Office and its affiliated investment partnerships and M&A division. Rob has served on various non-profit Board of Directors, including Uhiwai O Haleakalā , the Los Angeles Leadership Academy, The Los Angeles Child Development Center, The Pepsi-Co Leadership Center and the Bruin Sig Foundation. Rob resides in Palos Verdes, California, with his wife, Caroline, and their two small children, Toby and Theo.

In the dynamic landscape of family offices and private businesses, effective governance, and decision-making play pivotal roles in ensuring long-term sustainability, preserving wealth, and navigating the complexities of family and business interests. Rob will delve into essential aspects, from building a solid foundation through communication, leadership and succession planning to embracing innovation and managing risks.