Co-Chairman, WGI Los Angeles
Deanne Yamamoto is Co-Chairman of WGI Los Angeles. She shares responsibility, with Gary Kelly, for all aspects of WGI's presence in the city. This includes our work in Los Angeles and our relationship with the local community. Ms. Yamamoto joined WGI in 2017 as a Member of the Global Advisory Board.
A powerhouse in the communications industry, Deanne Yamamoto has built a sterling reputation servicing some of the world's most iconic brands. Her distinguished career began at Golin Harris, before spending the next 16 years at Ketchum. She re-joined Golin in 2014 where she currently leads the Los Angeles office.
Ms. Yamamoto, a graduate of USC, is married with two sons.