Featured Speaker

Kris Yamano

Kris oversees the strategic development and delivery of customized wealth planning services to high net worth individuals and families, including many business owners, throughout the United States. Kris joined the organization in 2016 and has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.


She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a JD/MBA from Chapman University.


Kris currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation and is an Executive Committee member of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Council on Economic Education. In the past, Kris has served as a volunteer advocate for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) where she championed the safety and well-being of a child who was a victim of parental abuse and neglect in the dependency court system.


Kris resides in Scottsdale with her husband Wayne, and two daughters Ashlyn and Kamryn. She enjoys traveling, reading and volunteering in the community.