Yoshi Nakamura is a Director at Citi in the US Institutional Equity sales division covering both Hedge Fund and Mutual Fund clients.
While at Citi, Yoshi has been a leader on multiple fronts including both corporate charity initiatives and project development teams. In 2011, as part of the Citi Global Community Day leadership team, Yoshi helped raise over $430,000 from Citi employees in support of the NY Police & Fire Widow’s & Children’s fund. In 2012, as part of the VP Leadership & Development program, he worked closely with his team to develop a proprietary tool called Citi PARTNER which stands for “Principal At Risk Trading & Net Exposure Reporting”.
Yoshi received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, with a concentration in Management. While at the University of Pennsylvania he was a 2x Division I All-American in wrestling, made the US National Team in freestyle by placing 3rd at the 2001 World Team Trials, and also placed 6th at the 2004 US Olympic Trials mini tournament. Yoshi is a University Freestyle National Champion and was the 2002 Ivy League Wrestler of the Year. He also holds a 1st degree black belt in Judo, was a 7x Jr. National Judo champion and 1x High School National champion.
Yoshi is a graduate of St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio which has a rich tradition of academics and athletics, and a strong commitment to the Brothers of the Holy Cross Society. Specifically in wrestling, St. Edward boasts 11 National Championships, 28 Ohio State Team Championships, and over 100 individual state champions. Yoshi himself being a 2x State Champion.
Yoshi lives in New York City with his wife Amy and daughter Arabella Rin.