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. In his role, he oversees portfolio management, advisory services, operations and compliance, fund board relationships, and reporting functions related to Pacific Life Fund 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, Fund Advisor 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: 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
Junior Achievement Board of Directors (Orange County Chapter)