Profiles: Luke W. Welmerink

Luke W. Welmerink

Luke W. Welmerink


Adjunct Professor

Luke Welmerink's Bio

The practicality of the programs are what make Golden Gate University so exceptional. There is an emphasis on teaching practical skills instead of just theory.

Luke Welmerink is an Adjunct Professor in the Bruce F. Braden School of Taxation at Golden Gate University and a Tax Manager at Ormat Technologies, Inc., in Reno, Nevada. Formerly, Luke worked as an International Tax Specialist at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in San Francisco. His practice consists of U.S. and international tax compliance matters, inbound and outbound global restructuring, and ASC 740 tax provisions. He is an active member of the California Bar. Luke holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Mary's College, and both a J.D. and an LL.M. degree in taxation from Golden Gate University School of Law.

Luke in one word: Outgoing

Interests & hobbies: Playing guitar, cooking with his wife, cycling & puzzles

Favorite musical artist: Eric Clapton

Guilty pleasure: Greasy foods - pizza

Favorite quotes: The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood... Theodore Roosevelt

"The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know." Albert Einstein