Steve Yu, the Assistant Dean of Operations and Chief Financial Officer of the UCLA School of Law, has been named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award by the UCLA Alumni Association.
The award was given in recognition of Yu's tireless efforts to benefit the university and to encourage other alumni to volunteer and stay engaged with UCLA. Yu serves as president of the largest UCLA regional alumni network, the UCLA Los Angeles Westside Network. In that role he has reinvigorated the network with new programs and collaborative efforts with other alumni groups. He also is an active mentor and presenter in the Bruin Leaders Project, Bruin Toastmasters for UCLA-affiliated members and True Blue Toastmasters for employees in the UCLA External Affairs department. He is also a presenter in the UCLA Anderson School of Management's Riordan Programs on leadership and management training.
Yu graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in economics in 1995 and earned an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson in 2003.