Frank Fletcher Sempai


  • Associates degree in General Studies, Kent State University
  • BS in Business Administration with a Minor in Economics, California State University Hayward
  • Grew up in a bi-lingual household in Wadsworth, Ohio,  speaking both English and French. Moved to Northern California in 1982, married Donna in 1985, had one child, Ana, born in 1990. Currently working as an elevator consultant and a legal expert witness for the conveyance industry. President of NCEIG (Northern California Elevator Industry Group) 2013 – Present.
  • Served six years in the Ohio National Guard, infantry and artillery, honorably discharged.
  • Began Tae kwon do lessons in 1999. Joined Pinewaves Shotokan Karate in 2003. Achieved the rank of shodan at Fremont Shotokan Karate under Senseis Al McGaughey, Bernardo Mercado, and Harry Imamura  in 2014.



Inspiring Quote:

“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” – Mark Twain