Kimberly Yee

Kimberly Yee

As State Treasurer, Kimberly Yee is one of six statewide elected Constitutional officers. She oversees the cash management of Arizona’s $40 billion state budget and payments to agencies, local governments and schools and manages $17 billion in assets under management. Treasurer Kimberly Yee is the first Asian American elected to a statewide office in Arizona’s history. She is also the first Chinese American Republican woman to win a major statewide office in the history of the United States. She served in the Arizona Legislature for eight years, both in the House and the Senate and was a member of the Health and Human Services Committee. Kimberly served as Senate Majority Leader and became the second woman elected to this position in Arizona’s history, following U.S. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor who served the position in 1973, forty-four years earlier.