Keith Kitagawa

Keith focuses on the distribution of the firm’s Hedge Fund and Public Market Strategies and has more than 15 years of finance experience. Prior to joining Eaton Partners, he worked as a Senior Vice President/Credit Analyst for HSBC Securities.  Previously, Keith served as a Senior Vice President/Credit Analyst on the Proprietary Trading Desk at Macquarie Capital, a Vice President/Credit Analyst at RBS Greenwich Capital Markets, and a Corporate Bond Trader/Credit Analyst for Metropolitan West Asset Management.  He began his finance career with Patterson Capital Corporation as a Corporate Bond Trader/Credit Analyst.

Keith earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering, with merit, from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and a MBA in Finance from UCLA Anderson in Los Angeles, CA.  Notably, Keith served in the United States Navy as a Submarine Officer, where he was awarded two Navy Achievement Medals for outstanding performance of duties.  He holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses with FINRA.  Keith is also a volunteer US Naval Academy Blue & Gold Officer, a Qualified Submarine Officer by the US Navy, and a Nuclear Engineer Officer by the United States Department of Energy.