Laura Yamanaka | NAWBO
2017 to 2018
Advisory Board
teamCFO, Inc.
550 S. Hope Street, Suite 675
Los Angeles, CA 90071

As President and Co-Owner of teamCFO, Laura and her employees partner with startups and small to midsize businesses to improve company performance and growth by providing quality financial accounting consulting services. Her customers’ know-how in collaboration with teamCFO’s financial expertise create the synergy to achieve superior results. Before founding teamCFO with her colleague, Carrie Hidding, Laura had over 8 years experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young where she managed a diverse portfolio of clients and provided services including audit, mergers & acquisitions, litigation support, IPO and SEC projects and filings. Her extensive private industry experience includes tenures with GE Capital, Zenith Insurance, Quaker State Corporation and the Heritage Insurance Group where she served in various financial and operational capacities including Vice President-Controller, Vice President-Finance, Vice President-Operations and Manager of Quality Processes. Laura leads and supports women in business as the president of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Los Angeles chapter. Laura has been featured in Los Angeles Business Journal and a Los Angeles Times article “Nurturing Female Entrepreneurs.” Most recently, teamCFO received the Asian Business Leadership Award, a national award sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.