Wall Street 50 – 2014

Sean Kelly/Nomura Securities International, Inc.

Sean Kelly is a managing director at Nomura Securities International, Inc. where he manages the Loans, High Yield, and Portfolio Management team. Sean is a graduate of Wesleyan University where he received a B.A. in government. He later attended University College Cork, completing an M.A. in history, and Boston College where he earned an M.B.A. Sean has an extensive career in finance, having worked for FleetBoston, Bank of America, and Lehman Brothers prior to joining Nomura.

A third-generation Irish American with ancestry from Kerry on his father’s side, Sean’s Irish heritage “has always been a significant source of pride and inspiration,” he says. “Being Irish means being the best you can be by making the most of what you’ve got. It’s about being loyal to your friends and family, sharing with them all the joys that make life worth living.”

He is a member of Nomura’s Debt/ Loan Committee and the Global Fixed Income Approvals Committee. Outside of work, Sean is a member of Glucksman Ireland House. He lives in Connecticut with his wife Deirdre and their children Aisling and Liam.