Uto Shinohara is a Managing Director and senior investment strategist in Mesirow’s Currency Management group. His responsibilities include leveraging in-depth research to drive strategic decisions across the product suite as well as interaction with the group’s global and diverse client base.
Uto has more than 25 years of investment management expertise, with significant experience in quantitative research, portfolio construction, and risk strategies. Prior to joining Mesirow, Uto was the chief investment officer at A.G. Bisset Associates and was vice president, senior quantitative analyst, and portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein.
Uto earned a BS in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. He is a CFA® charterholder, holds the FINRA Series 3 license, is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago, and volunteers with the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network to help guide prospective students and families.