Seiki Murono is the Founder and President of Seabrook Executive Search headquartered in San Francisco. Before starting this boutique search firm, Seiki was a Partner and Managing Director in the San Francisco office of Boyden Global Executive Search where he ran the firm’s west coast Financial Services Practice. Over a 15 year career in executive recruiting, he successfully completed senior-level assignments for companies such as JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, HSBC, UBS, Lloyds Bank, Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank. He has also conducted multiple CEO and director searches for regional and community banks in California.
Seiki spent most of his professional career with the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, Asia and San Francisco. During his time in Asia, Seiki held several senior management positions including Asia Pacific CEO for private banking based in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia Consumer and Private Banking Head headquartered in Singapore.
Upon completion of his assignments in Asia, Seiki became Private Wealth Management CEO for the Western United States and served as President of the Chase Manhattan Trust Company of California based in San Francisco.
In previous assignments at Chase, Seiki was Western Hemisphere Marketing Manager and Senior Credit Officer for the Chase Manhattan Private Bank, Head of Corporate Banking for the Northeastern United States and Director of International Training.
After leaving Chase, Seiki became Chairman of the Board of The Millennium Bank in San Francisco. Today Seiki is on the board of directors of California Business Bank located in Irvine CA and of Millennium Capital, a Beijing-based investment bank.
Seiki is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where he was President of the Black Pyramid Honor Society. He also earned an MBA from the American University in Washington, D.C. He was captain and Most Valuable Player of his college football and baseball teams and was twice chosen Most Valuable Player as a quarterback in the Middle Atlantic Football Conference. Seiki also played professional football for the affiliate of the New York Giants.