VP and CFO
Central Time Zone
Before becoming VP & CFO, Joan Kobayashi was the General Manager of KMFA-FM 89.5, the all-classical public radio station broadcasting in Austin, Texas. With the station since 1998, Joan also had held the positions of Business Manager and Development/Marketing Director during her years there – and in 2008 received the Outstanding Development Professional of the Year Award from the Public Radio Association of Development Officers.
Prior to her time at KMFA, Joan was Controller for the Austin Symphony. A 2012 graduate of Leadership Austin, Joan currently serves on the board of the Austin Classical Guitar Society and the Advisory Council for the University of Texas Butler School of Music. She is also an advisory board member for Austin’s KOOP 91.7 FM. A University of Texas McComb’s School of Business graduate in the Accounting Program, Joan resides in Austin, Texas with her husband, Thomas.