James is married and has 3 children. He was educated in Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea and earned a BS degree in Economics in 1977. He then went to University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1981 where he earned a BS and Master degree in Business Administration.

He then went to work as a staff accountant at O’Bannon Dunn CPAs from 1986-1990.

James M. Yu, CPA Chtd. was opened in January 1,1991. The company provides services primarily to Asian small business owners in Las Vegas. The following services provided:

Assistance in business start-up, the company advices and/or assists individuals who are interested in opening a business in Las Vegas. Advice and assistance is provided in areas such as business planning, acquiring business license from city or county, sales tax permit, workers comp insurance policy, fictitious firm name filing, financing from financial institutions, leasing office or shop spaces, etc. Management consulting services, the company provides management consulting services to small business owners who face challenging problems as they operate. Accounting and Tax consulting service, the company provides monthly, quarterly or annual accounting services to small business owners depending on their business need. The company also provides tax consulting and tax preparation services to small business owners.

James has been a director of the Asian Chamber of Commerce from 2007-present. From 1995-2006 he was the chairman, president, and vice president of Asian Chamber of Commerce. He is also involved with the International Food Festival Association, serving as President, vice president and director from 2001-2013. Lastly, he served as Vice president of Las Vegas Korean

Association from 1992-1996.