Charles R. Kelley, M.D.
Chairman of the Board, Outrigger Enterprises Group
Charles Roy Kelley, M.D., MPH, MBA, is chairman of Outrigger Enterprises Group. Prior to joining the family enterprise, he was a physician in the Department of Occupational Medicine at Straub Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine. In addition to his medical training, he earned an MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu. He is a member of the WPO and serves on the boards of Friends of Waikiki Aquarium and Kahala Nui Senior Living.He is married to Jennifer Kelley, M.D., and they have two children. His interests include water sports, marine biology, tennis, gardening and woodcarving.
Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the fastest growing privately held hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. The company operates and/or had under development resorts in eight nations and is actively exploring management opportunities in regions worldwide. An entrepreneurial outlook and sound business practices have driven the successful growth of Outrigger Enterprises Group for over 67 years. Founders Roy and Estelle Kelley transformed leisure vacationing in Hawaii, and Roy Kelley has often been referred to as the “Father of Hawaii’s Modern Tourism.” Today, family-owned Outrigger Enterprises Group continues the legacy of its founders with a global vision for hospitality-based innovation, effective partnerships and a deep respect for culture, tradition and environmental sustainability.
The board currently consists of four family members and five independent members. Six family members work inside the business, including a third-generation family member CEO.