Profiles: Chrystell Santa Cruz


Chrystell Santa Cruz


Adjunct Professor

Chrystell Santa Cruz's Bio

Golden Gate University is unique in the sense that the teachers are actually working professionals. I like that the information not only comes from text books, but also real world experience. Teachers can answer questions with examples from their lives.

Chrystell Santa Cruz is a licensed CPA and an Accounting Specialist at California Teachers Association. She has worked as an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University since 2009. Some of her previous positions include Tax Auditor at California State Board of Equalization, Film/Event/Media Production Accountant at The Kenwood Group and Property Management Staff at Cournale & Co. She also served four years on the Board of Trustees at International School of the Peninsula with Finance and Audit committee assignments. Chrystell holds a B.S. in Business Administration from San Francisco State University, anM.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate Universityand is currently pursuing a certificate in Business Analysis Information Systems from the University of California, Davis.

Chrystell in one word: Eccentric

Interest & hobbies: Traveling

Favorite musical artist: Nirvana

Guilty pleasure: Macarons (the French pastry)

Favorite movie:Casablanca

Favorite quote: If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake