Mina Yu is a Senior Analyst with experience in local government, performance auditing, budget and legislative analysis, urban affairs, and non-profit management consulting. Prior to joining Harvey M. Rose Associates, Ms. Yu was an auditor with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Office of the Public Auditor (CNMI OPA), where she worked on audits of the CNMI Department of Finance and Department of Public Health. Ms. Yu also collaborated with the CNMI OPA’s Investigative Unit on various engagements. Ms. Yu holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College and a Master of Public Policy from the University of California at Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy.


  • Performance Audit, Beverly Hills Unified School District, including benchmarking of and review of contract solicitation, contract administration, and expenditure controls for Measure E Bond Program
  • Performance Audit, Port of Los Angeles Financial Controls and Human Resource Management
  • Performance audit of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department’s Workers Compensation and Overtime, with a focus on best practices and policies and procedures for workers compensation and the modified duty program
  • Special Study of the impacts of short-term rentals on the housing market in San Francisco, including rental availability, rental prices, and eviction rates
  • Special Study of Language Access Ordinance in San Francisco, with a focus on reviewing of contracts rewarded and administered for language access purposes and identifying opportunities for efficiencies through contract consolidation
  • Annual review of Department of Public Works’ Budget, City and County of San Francisco
  • Annual review of City Planning Commission’s Budget, City and County of San Francisco
  • Annual review of City Attorney Office’s Budget, City and County of San Francisco