Profiles

Jack D. Simon

MBA, CPA

Distinguished Adjunct Professor

Jack Simon's Bio

“Our teaching model is what makes Golden Gate University so exceptional.  Most professors work in the field that they teach. This is not simply academia. We walk the walk and talk the talk.”

Jack Simon is a licensed CPA in California and an Adjunct Professor for both Golden Gate University and University of Nevada, Reno. Jack also serves on the Board of Directors of “Pet Pals of Reno” (an animal rescue group). He was nominated for the Sears-Roebuck Foundation for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award at John F. Kennedy University in 1990.  Additionally, Jack received the Golden Apple Award in 1996 at Golden Gate University and was selected in the “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers” in 1998, 2002, 2005. Jack’s professional career spans over 40 years and is comprised of public accounting with major firms, private industries, private tax practices and academia. Jack holds a B.A. in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Taxation from Pace University.

Jack in one word: Integrity

Interests & hobbies: Reading history, animals (particularly dogs – Boston Terriers) & being an animal rights advocate

Childhood dream job: CPA

Favorite musical artist: Bach

Guilty pleasure: Cigars