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Come join us for a Mentorship Round Table discussion! Come and receive intimate and candid career advice from Jana Yamamoto. She will open up and share her secret sauce for success.

3/8/2014
When: Saturday, March 8
12 noon – 2 PM
Where: Racha Thai & Asian Kitchen
23 Mercer St
Seattle, Washington  98109
United States
Presenter: Jana Yamamoto
Contact: Lily (Lee) Lawson


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Come join us for a Mentorship Round Table discussion!  Come and receive intimate and candid career advice from Jana Yamamoto.  She will open up and share her secret sauce for success. 

Mentor: Jana Yamamoto, Finance Director at Boeing and currently serving as CFO for the Commercial Aviation Services - Customer Support business  

Cost:
  • $10 Members
  • $20 Non-Members
-LIMITED to 15 participants
-RSVP before February 28, 2014
-Lunch will be served

Participation Guidelines:
  • Especially designed for professionals with less than 10 years work experience.
  • This event is not for employment searching purposes.
  • Registration is required; no walk-ins will be accepted.
  • Please be punctual with the event time.
  • No obligation for mentors to keep contact with mentees.
  • No refunds.  
Questions about this event? Contact: Lily (Lee) Lawson at lilylovelee@outlook.com  


Come join us and get one-on-one career advice and much more from our featured mentor, Jana Yamamoto, who is a Finance Director at Boeing and currently serving as CFO for the Commercial Aviation Services - Customer Support business at Boeing.   

Jana is a significance supporter of Ascend's mission to empower Pan-Asian leaders and grow the next generation of professionals to "break through the bamboo ceiling", through professional mentorship. 

Jana serves as the CFO for Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) Customer Support at Boeing. In this role, she is responsible for the leadership of financial planning and reporting, cost management, accounting, estimating and pricing for CAS Customer Support. She is a member of the CAS Customer Support Leadership Team and the CAS Finance Leadership Team.  Prior to this assignment, she was the Enterprise Services Business Management Director at Boeing Shared Services Group (SSG). In that role, she was responsible for delivering high quality, lean, affordable financial products and services that support running a healthy business.   

Prior to joining SSG Business Management, Jana led the SSG Accounting Operations organization, including Cost Policy, General Accounting, Financial Accounting, Global Accounting Operations, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) 404 Program Management. In 2004, she led the SOX section 404 implementation for SSG. She previously served as senior manager of Cost Policy and Cost Accounting at Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) and has held various Finance leadership positions at BCA. In 2000, Jana was awarded the INROADS Business Supervisor of the Year. 

Jana graduated from the University of Washington earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She has participated in the Senior Management Seminar, the Program Managers Workshop and Boeing Executive Program at the Boeing Leadership Center in St. Louis. She represented Boeing on the Seattle Chamber of Commerce International Study Mission to Australia in 2006 and participated in the 2007 Wall Street Symposium.  Jana is the Boeing Executive focal for Ascend and the Executive Champion for the Boeing Asian American Professional Association. 

Jana is the proud mother of a 16 year old son and enjoys golf, shopping, reading, and spending time with family and friends. She is a second-generation Chinese American, although her married name, Yamamoto, is Japanese. In support of her heritage, she enjoys participating in various events & organizations such as the Walk for Rice, the Kin On Chinese Nursing Home annual golf tournament, and the Seattle Asian Sports Club.

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