Wayne Kamemoto | PARTNER
WAYNE KAMEMOTO began his professional career with eight years at the international Big Four accounting firm of Deloitte. He was a Tax Manager specializing in individual and corporate taxation. Combining these skills with his interest in entertainment, this was followed by eight years at an international business management firm. There, Wayne managed the financial affairs of A-list entertainment industry clients including actors, models, recording artists, record labels, and event promoters.Since 1999, Wayne has also been responsible for managing and consulting for music festivals across the United States that have attracted up to 65,000 people in a single day. These festivals featured the top acts in music and have since expanded to venues worldwide. In 2005, Wayne joined DWA as a Partner. He continues to maintain his relationships with Grammy-award winning/multi-platinum artists he has serviced since 1994. He also nurtures developing acts and services a myriad of talent in the entertainment world. Additionally, he benefits his clients by utilizing his strong network to help structure business deals within the entertainment industry. With Partner David Weise, Wayne co-founded Safe ‘n Sound Royalty Management in November 2005, which has since become a division of DWA.
Wayne was named Senior Partner in 2008. In 2013, he strategized the establishment of the DWA UK office. DWA merged with NKSFB, LLC in 2019.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science, University of Southern California.
ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Wayne is a member of the California society of certified public accountants and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.