Jana Yamamoto

Jana serves as the director of Boeing Finance People Development and Training. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing enterprise strategies and processes that yield a world-class Finance workforce, leveraging a ‘One Boeing’ approach to people development that aligns all development, training, recruitment and inspire/retain programs under one umbrella. She is also a member of the Corporate Controller leadership team and the Boeing executive focal for Ascend, a non-profit professional association. Prior to this assignment, Jana was the chief financial officer for Boeing Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) Flight Services, Customer Support and Information Services, respectively. Her responsibility included leadership of financial planning and reporting, cost management, accounting, estimating and pricing for the respective CAS businesses. Previously, she served as 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 was the director of Accounting Operations and chief accountant at SSG. Her responsibilities included 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 and has held various Finance leadership positions at BCA.

Jana graduated from the University of Washington earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. She has participated in the Program Managers Workshop and Executive Programs at the Boeing Leadership CenterIn 2006, she represented Boeing on the Seattle Chamber of Commerce International Study Mission to Australia and in 2007, participated in the Wall Street Symposium. Twice (2007 and 2012), she has been a recipient of the Global Diversity Process Improvement Award. In 2000, Jana was recognized as the INROADS Business Supervisor of the Year.