Managing Director, Global Private Banker, Citi Private Bank
Denise Yi is a Managing Director and Global Private Banker at Citi Private Bank. Her team provides comprehensive wealth management strategies tailored for both domestic and global ultra high-net worth families. Denise was appointed the North America Co-Head of the female client segment, responsible for co-leading the business development efforts and advancing the private banking experience for women in wealth. Previously, Denise was a Senior Relationship Manager at HSBC Private Bank, and worked at Deutsche Bank as a Senior Business Analyst. She began her career at PwC, advising Fortune 500 companies on industry best practices.
As the Co-Chair of Citi Private Bank North America’s Diversity Operating Committee, and a member of Citi’s Asian Heritage Affinity Steering Committee, Denise is actively involved with recruiting, mentoring and advocating diversity, equity and inclusion. She was recognized as Executive of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal for their 2022 DEI awards. She is also on the Advisory Council of Asia Society's Asian Women Empowered initiative.
Denise holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Binghamton University and studied Interna- tional Business at the University of Westminster in the UK. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese and resides in Los Angeles with her husband and their two children.