2023 CSMFO Annual Conference

Steve Yu

Chief Financial Officer, UCLA School of Law
Steve Yu

Steve Yu

Chief Financial Officer, UCLA School of Law

Biography

Steve Yu currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Assistant Dean at the UCLA Law School overseeing a $100 million budget and 200+ staff. He received both his Bachelor’s and MBA from UCLA. He is the current president of the UCLA Anderson Alumni LA Chapter. Steve is a professional public speaker, and has presented to Navy Seals, students, doctors, and business leaders at places including UCLA, USC, six Cal State universities, Skechers, Disney and multiple non-profits. He MC’d a TEDxUCLA event and was featured in the Toastmasters Magazine. Steve is an investor in several ventures including the Peace & Plenty Hotel chain in the Bahamas, a family-owned cherry farm in Central California, and in a tech startup, BUENA LIFE. Steve likes to stay physically active. He was an instructor level Muay Thai kickboxer, ran three L.A. Marathons, and is certified to teach hot yoga. Steve believes in three core principles of (1) always having a student mentality, (2) continual progress, and (3) paying it forward.