Ms. Kitamura is a Senior Director and Chief Talent Officer at Eldridge Industries. Prior to joining Eldridge, Ms. Kitamura was a Vice President and Head of Legal Operations for Guggenheim Investments. She was a member of Guggenheim Partners’ Women’s Innovation and Inclusion Network, Secretary of the Pro Bono Committee, and acted as a mentor in its Veterans Transition Assistance Program. Prior to joining Guggenheim Partners, Kanna was a VP of Business Development and Director of Operations for a management consulting firm and was employed by the United Nations Development Programme in the Division of Public Affairs.
Born in Tokyo, Japan, Ms. Kitamura was raised in New York, received a BS from Georgetown University, and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. She sits on the Advisory Board of the NYC Kids Project, a non-profit organization based in New York City. Ms. Kitamura is a certified Special Olympics Equestrian Coach and volunteers with various wildlife and conservation groups.