Improving the quality of life of our team, clients, and community.
Adding elegance and grace to the precision of Accounting
Cheri Yau has a heartfelt passion for serving our local community, she currently serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for Shinzen Friendship Garden Inc. in Woodward Park. What drew her interest to join The Garabedian Group was “our reputation in the community for cultivating long-term relationships with clients and delivering dependable advisory services.” Cheri is excited to bring her thoughtful expertise to our team and serve our local community and business owners.
Cheri embarked on her professional journey starting as a bookkeeper, catering to numerous law firms in San Francisco. Springing to the next step in her career, she served as an accountant for three years for an online modern lighting and furniture retailer. Her most career-defining moment was when she stepped into the role of a Business Manager for the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office, where she oversaw their financial landscape. During her time there, Cheri played a role in growing their revenue from 15 to 30 million dollars in the span of eight years. With a commitment to growth and professional development, Cheri has passed all four parts of the CPA exam and is currently waiting to receive her license.
To shake off tax season stress, you can find Cheri dancing ballet on pointe at California Arts Academy.
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” - Robert Louis Stevenson