George Tanaka is a managing director of MUFG Union Bank, N.A, and is the head of its Retail Specialized Markets division.
With more than 20 years of banking experience, Mr. Tanaka works closely with other MUFG family companies, including Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and is responsible for developing and introducing new products and services tailored to the Asian consumer market. In this position, he is involved in coordinating marketing and outreach to the Asian American community. Prior to his current position, Mr. Tanaka worked as a senior vice president and Japanese Market Segment manager and has also held positions within the bank in Consumer Banking, Asian Corporate Banking, and Business Banking.
Mr. Tanaka is an active member of the community and serves on the boards of the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles, Little Tokyo Service Center, the Japan America Society of Southern California, and the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Tanaka has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Boston University and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.