Kris Grosshans

Managing Director, Power & Utilities Banking

Power & Utilities Banking


Years in the industry: 30+ years
Area of focus: Corporate and investment banking
School: University of Nebraska

What do you do at Mizuho?
I focus on corporate and investment banking origination and client coverage in the power and utilities space.

What surprised you about Mizuho?
The firm’s rapid growth and organizational build-out in the U.S. in recent years has been impressive.

How is Mizuho different from other places you've worked?
Mizuho is more growth oriented and committed to adding incremental platforms and capabilities than other places I've worked.

What’s a particularly proud moment you’ve had here?
I’ve enjoyed playing a role in the firm’s significant expansion.

What have you learned here?
Credibility, reliability, consistency and perseverance are critical to success.

What do you do for fun?
Spending time with my family and experiencing life through travel is invigorating.  We particularly enjoy time in Jackson Hole where the Tetons are awe-inspiring.

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