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About Pacific Life

Howard T. Hirakawa, CFA
Senior Vice President, Investment Advisor Operations
Pacific Life Insurance Company

San Diego State University
   B.S., business administration, 1984

Peter Drucker School of Management at Claremont Colleges
   M.B.A., finance, 1989

Mr. Hirakawa serves as senior vice president, Investment Advisor Operations. He oversees portfolio management, product development, operations and compliance, fund board relationships, and reporting functions related to Pacific Funds Advisors. In addition, he serves as portfolio manager for the Pacific Select Fund and the Pacific Funds asset allocation portfolios.

Mr. Hirakawa joined Pacific Life in 1990 and has held roles in corporate planning and institutional product development. He transferred to the Annuities & Mutual Funds Division in 1998, assuming the role of Investment Marketing Director. He was promoted to assistant vice president, Product Development and Investment Marketing, in 2000 and to vice president, Product Development and Investment Marketing, in 2005. In 2006, Mr. Hirakawa transitioned from the Annuities & Mutual Funds Division to Pacific Life Fund Advisors where he assumed the role of vice president, Operations, with responsibilities for all fund investment oversight, fund compliance, and operational matters for Pacific Life’s variable annuity, variable life, and mutual fund assets.


Member:   Association of Investment Management & Research
                 CFA Institute
                 CFA Society of Orange County
                 Orange County Society of Financial Analysts

Other:       Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
                 FINRA series 3, 7, 24, and 63 licenses