Meet the RainbowBetter Team

Small but growing with a passion for protecting your rights and providing you with the best connections possible.

Our Fabulous Team

Chris Yang, CEO   Chris is passionate about understanding the breadth of each person's unique life and helping the LGBTQ community plan for their future with the best legal and counseling representation.  By day, Chris is a product manager at a Bay Area tech company. By night, he works from his home to connect LGBTQ people around the world to the community and resources that will help them thrive.  He is from Beijing, China with an MS from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Columbia University and UC Berkeley.

Chris Yang, CEO

Chris is passionate about understanding the breadth of each person's unique life and helping the LGBTQ community plan for their future with the best legal and counseling representation.

By day, Chris is a product manager at a Bay Area tech company. By night, he works from his home to connect LGBTQ people around the world to the community and resources that will help them thrive.

He is from Beijing, China with an MS from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Columbia University and UC Berkeley.

Agnes Yip, CFO   Agnes Yip brings to RAINBOWBETTER with extensive leadership and finance experience. Most recently, she is in finance department in a leading video conference company in US. She previously hold leadership roles in sales operation and finance at fortune 200 global electronics company and she also had couple years of audit experience in US BIG 4 public accounting firm.  Agnes is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California, holds a MBA degree in Columbia Business School and Honour Bachelor degree in Economics in University of Toronto.

Agnes Yip, CFO

Agnes Yip brings to RAINBOWBETTER with extensive leadership and finance experience. Most recently, she is in finance department in a leading video conference company in US. She previously hold leadership roles in sales operation and finance at fortune 200 global electronics company and she also had couple years of audit experience in US BIG 4 public accounting firm.

Agnes is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California, holds a MBA degree in Columbia Business School and Honour Bachelor degree in Economics in University of Toronto.

Cynthia Guo, Head of Operations   Cynthia has work experience in both the United States and Japan. She worked as a liaison between the Japan office and their China supplier. Later, she worked as a sales associate in a fashion boutique where she met the customers from all over the world. She has also worked on several UX projects as a product designer.  She is a trilingual speaker, fluent in English, Mandarin, and Japanese. She is open-minded, like to meet people from different backgrounds. She also likes to wear different hats: for example, she was a wedding planner for her own wedding.  She is originally from Beijing, China. She studied Media Communications at Tokyo Keizai University in Japan for undergraduate. She then earned a Masters in Fashion Merchandising from Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Cynthia Guo, Head of Operations

Cynthia has work experience in both the United States and Japan. She worked as a liaison between the Japan office and their China supplier. Later, she worked as a sales associate in a fashion boutique where she met the customers from all over the world. She has also worked on several UX projects as a product designer.

She is a trilingual speaker, fluent in English, Mandarin, and Japanese. She is open-minded, like to meet people from different backgrounds. She also likes to wear different hats: for example, she was a wedding planner for her own wedding.

She is originally from Beijing, China. She studied Media Communications at Tokyo Keizai University in Japan for undergraduate. She then earned a Masters in Fashion Merchandising from Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Philip Jia, CTO   Philip is a software engineer living in San Francisco who loves technology, art, and volunteering. He is also obsessed with doggies, particularly Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and has fostered 18 dogs over the years (but no corgis, sadly).  Philip received a B.A. in European History and a B.S. in Computer Science from UC San Diego.

Philip Jia, CTO

Philip is a software engineer living in San Francisco who loves technology, art, and volunteering. He is also obsessed with doggies, particularly Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and has fostered 18 dogs over the years (but no corgis, sadly).

Philip received a B.A. in European History and a B.S. in Computer Science from UC San Diego.

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Our Awesome Advisors

Kiana Moradi

KIana is the founding partner at Moradi Saslaw LLP, Family Law Attorneys. Her practice focuses on complex financial divorces and custody. She has been awarded Top Women Attorneys and Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine.

She graduated from Cornell Law School with 14 years of achieving successful outcomes for clients through negotiated agreements, mediation and litigation.

Alex Cardwell   Alex has been practicing family law exclusively since 2004. Alex represents clients in all areas of family law. He also serves as a mediator, assisting couples in negotiating their own divorce, and acts as a “consulting” attorney to assist clients who are in mediation.  Alex is a Senior Counsel at Moradi Saslaw and graduated from University of San Francisco School of Law.

Alex Cardwell

Alex has been practicing family law exclusively since 2004. Alex represents clients in all areas of family law. He also serves as a mediator, assisting couples in negotiating their own divorce, and acts as a “consulting” attorney to assist clients who are in mediation.

Alex is a Senior Counsel at Moradi Saslaw and graduated from University of San Francisco School of Law.

David Tsai   David is a Partner in Pillsbury's San Francisco office and Co-Head of the firm's Taiwan practice. He has been quoted in various business and technology publications including The New York Times. David is the President of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. He also serves as a board member for a number of nonprofit organizations and institutions, including the University of California, Riverside and the Bar Association of San Francisco.  David graduated from Harvard University, Stanford University and Santa Clara University School of Law.

David Tsai

David is a Partner in Pillsbury's San Francisco office and Co-Head of the firm's Taiwan practice. He has been quoted in various business and technology publications including The New York Times. David is the President of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. He also serves as a board member for a number of nonprofit organizations and institutions, including the University of California, Riverside and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

David graduated from Harvard University, Stanford University and Santa Clara University School of Law.

Scott Zimmermann   Scott is an Energy Lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He is experienced in energy and development, with a particular focus on renewable energy, environmental law, and international development.  Scott graduated from Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Scott Zimmermann

Scott is an Energy Lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He is experienced in energy and development, with a particular focus on renewable energy, environmental law, and international development.

Scott graduated from Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Charles Spiegel   Charles's Bay Area legal practice includes pre and post nuptial planning and agreements, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, surrogacy and real estate matters.  Charlie served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Lambda Legal, and was a founding Executive Director of Our Family. Charlie also served on the Board of Directors for  KidsTurn.org , Collaborative Practice California; and Collaborative Practice SF, and is a member of the national Family Law Institute.

Charles Spiegel

Charles's Bay Area legal practice includes pre and post nuptial planning and agreements, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, surrogacy and real estate matters.

Charlie served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Lambda Legal, and was a founding Executive Director of Our Family. Charlie also served on the Board of Directors for KidsTurn.org, Collaborative Practice California; and Collaborative Practice SF, and is a member of the national Family Law Institute.