Profiles: Donald De Santis

Donald De Santis

Donald De Santis


Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University, Principal at Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

Donald De Santis' Bio

What makes Golden Gate University so exceptional is the fact that the programs are catered to the development of working adults BUT maintain strong academic standards.

Donald De Santis has worked at Golden Gate University since 2002 as an Adjunct Professor. He is also currently a Tax Partner at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and specializes in individual and corporate tax. Donald has taught classes at Seattle University, St. Martens University and Seattle Pacific University. He has spoken before the Financial Planners Association of Puget Sound 3 times, before the East King County Estate Planning Council 2 times and before several Seattle area banks. He has earned a CEA in Controllership, a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Donald holds a B.A. from Loyola University of Los Angeles, an MPAcc from University of Washington and an MBA from University of Southern California.

Donald in one word: Helpful

Interests & hobbies: Foreign travel, cross country skiing, snowshoeing & reading

Childhood dream job: History Professor

Favorite musical artist: Tony Bennett

Favorite movie:Empire of the Sun