Audrey Yamamoto



Audrey Yamamoto

President & Executive Director

Audrey provides vision, leadership, and strategic oversight for the fundraising, grantmaking and programmatic efforts of the Asian Pacific Fund.

Audrey has been committed to the non-profit sector since early in her career. Prior to joining the Asian Pacific Fund, she served as the Executive Director of the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, where she led the organization through a strategic rebranding initiative that yielded unprecedented growth. Previously, she was the Chief Operating Officer at Plugged In, which brings technology access to East Palo Alto youth and families. Before that, she served as Senior Director of Product Development at RemitNet, a startup in Mountain View that enables non-profits to accept online donations. Her first professional experience out of college was with the Accelerated Management Program at Pacific Bell (now AT&T).

Audrey holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA with an emphasis in non-profit management and entrepreneurship. She is a fourth generation Japanese American who was born and raised in Union City, California and now resides in Oakland with her husband and two boys.