Brian Santa Cruz
“Golden Gate University is a very practical school. The faculty actually work in the field in which they teach and they have real life knowledge to share.”
Brian Santa Cruz is currently a licensed CPA and works as a Tax Director at Lam Research Corporation. Brian’s passion is tax provision (accounting for income taxes) and he has had the opportunity to take charge of some of the most complex and dynamic tax provisions for multinational organizations including a Fortune 20 company. In addition to tax provision, he is highly experienced in federal, state and international tax. Some of his past positions include Senior Tax Manager at UTStarcom and Tax Manager at McKesson. Brian holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside and an M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University.
Brian in one word: Curious
Interests & hobbies: Being a “foodie”, traveling & watching sports
Favorite musical artists: Nirvana & U2
Guilty pleasure: Glee
Favorite quote: “The only constant is change.” – Heraclitus