Sayaka Araki


As CFO, Sayaka Araki leads the strategic business planning to meet The Newark Museum of Art’s long range organizational goals. In addition, Araki directly monitors the institution’s financial performance, as well as engages and communicates with the Directors and various Board committees. She serves as a liaison with key members of the Museum to align them with the financial initiatives and goals.

Prior to joining the Museum Museum, Araki was the Chief Financial Officer at The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in Long Island City, NY. Araki served in a similar capacity at Hitachi Metals America, Ltd in Purchase, NY. She also held senior level positions at Equinox Holdings, Inc., KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. Araki holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Baruch College, part of The City University of New York. She is CPA-certified by New York State.