Junko Kobayashi serves as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for the Finance Department. She oversees all accounting and finance functions while providing strategic recommendations that ensure all financial solutions, positively support the NAACP’s evolving strategy, vision and mission.
Junko has been providing business and financial consulting as an interim financial executive for many companies. She brings more than 25 years of experience in accounting and financing and has been involved in numerous start-up companies with an expertise in building companies from inception and problem-solving during difficult beginnings and companies going through growth and transition. She has been instrumental in generating and growing many successful businesses. Having started in public accounting firms in Canada and BDO in California, as an auditor, she has transitioned to working with corporations to secure financing, build accounting departments, lead business development, implement efficient operations and controls, implementing marketing strategies, business plan development, human resource development and training, logistics management and support, and has produced numerous large-scale projects and events in entertainment, technology, healthcare and sports.