Mr. Maeda is Managing Director, Client Relationships for Dalton and has more than 31 years of investment and institutional sales experience. Before joining Dalton, Mr. Maeda was a Vice President at SPARX Investment & Research, the US subsidiary of The SPARX Group, where he was the Head of Business Development in North America, a registered principal of SPARX Securities, USA, and a co-founder of the New York office. Prior to joining SPARX, he spent 10 years as an institutional fixed income salesman at Bear Stearns in New York and Los Angeles and at CS First Boston in New York and Philadelphia. He began his career as an equity research assistant at Oppenheimer Investment Advisers, part of Oppenheimer & Co. in Los Angeles.
Mr. Maeda received a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. He is a CAIA charterholder and member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.