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graduate: Faculty

Todd Jensen, CPA
Adjunct Professor
  • 415-442-6500

Todd Jensen, CPA began his career in professional finance as a bank examiner for the FDIC, which lead to an opportunity to work in public accounting auditing banks and performing consulting services. Starting a family, Todd elected to join a bank (River City Bank) as controller and subsequently was the founding CFO of two other banks (Auburn Community and Community 1st). He has also served as the Director of Finance with the Sisters of Mercy and continues to serve on non-profit boards as a financial expert. Throughout his career, Todd has taught evenings at Golden Gate and other universities and continues to follow this passion to this day.


FI 300A
Managerial Finance


  • MBA (finance), University of Oregon

    BS (finance), California State University Chico


1989 - Present
Finance/Accounting Faculty: Golden Gate University, Sierra College, California State University Sacramento, University of California Davis and University of Oregon

2000 - Present
Todd A. Jensen, CPA – Consultant and Advisory Services

2005 - 2008
Sr. Vice President and CFO, Community 1st Bank

2000 - 2005
Director of Finance, Sisters of Mercy, Auburn Regional Community

1997 - 2000
Sr. Vice President and CFO, Auburn Community Bank

1995 - 1997
Vice President and Controller, River City Bank

1992 - 1995
Audit Manager, Perry-Smith and Co, CPA’s


  • Chair, Mercy Institute Audit Committee

  • Board Member, Placer Community Foundation

  • Chair-Finance Committee, Mercy Education Resource Center

  • Participant, Financial Accounting Symposium – McGraw-Hill

  • Participant, University for Faculty by PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • President of the Board, Auburn Symphony