Robert A. Elya
“Golden Gate University is so exceptional because it has professionals instructing courses who have worked in the field in which they teach.”
Robert Elya is currently a Partner in the National Professional Practice Group of Ernst & Young, LLP. In addition to teaching at Golden Gate University, he is a contracted Instructor at Ernst & Young and an Instructor at HAAS School of Business. Some of his specialties include SEC practice and accounting research. Robert is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. He is also a member of American Institute of CPAs. Robert holds a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Robert in one word: Consistent
Childhood dream job: NBA player
Favorite musical artist: Pink
Favorite quote: "It is what it is." – Dan Flavin
Favorite movie: Star Wars: Episode IV