Joanne C. Ferris
“What makes Golden Gate University so exceptional is the teacher's real world experience that they bring into the classroom. It brings the text book to life.”
Joanne Ferris has been an Adjunct Professor in the School of Accounting at Golden Gate University since Fall 2008. She is also currently an active CPA practitioner and a Tax Manager at Delagnes, Mitchell & Linder, LLP, a San Francisco based CPA firm specializing in high net worth individuals and tax services for closely held business entities (partnerships, corporations etc.) and exempt organizations. Joanne is a member of the California Society of CPAs and frequently volunteers at their “Call a CPA night”. Joanne has served as a Board member/Advisor for a number of California non-profit organizations. Joanne holds a B.A. in English Literature from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and received a Master’s in Accounting from Golden Gate University.
Joanne in one word: Funny
Childhood dream job: Travel writer
Guilty pleasure: The Bachelorette
Favorite quote: “I can resist everything except temptation.” – Oscar Wilde
Favorite movies: Harry Potter series