Ronald K. Migita
Dedicated Scouter, Education Advocate, Business Leader
For three decades, Ron Migita has served Scouts in his home state, throughout the Western Region, and across the country. His experience as a Cub Scout and Boy Scout inspired him to serve as Scoutmaster, district chair, council president, and Western Region board member, while his expertise as a banker has allowed him to strengthen the national organization’s financial operations.
A member of the National Executive Board since 2002, Mr. Migita serves on the Pension Investment, Finance and Investment, Human Resources Group, Council Solutions Group, and Audit committees. He chairs the Program Impact Committee.
For his service to Scouting, Mr. Migita has received the District Award of Merit, the Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award, and the Silver Beaver Award. In 2003, the Aloha Council named him its Distinguished Citizen of the Year.
Mr. Migita’s focus on youth development, public education, and economic growth is reflected in his other activities. He is a member of the University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents, a trustee for the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation, a board member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, and president of the Hawaii Bankers Association.
As president and chief executive officer of Central Pacific Financial Corporation and Central Pacific Bank, Mr. Migita oversees more than $5.4 billion in assets. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington and the University of Hawaii Advanced Management Program.
Mr. Migita and his wife, Lella, have an Eagle Scout son, a daughter, and one grandchild.