Profile

Will Snyder
Executive Director, Master of Professional Accountancy Program

Image of Will Snyder

Courses Taught

Auditing and the Accounting Profession
Intermediate Tax Reporting and Analysis
Advanced Tax Reporting and Analysis

Areas of Expertise

Financial and tax accounting

Degrees and Certification

MBA | University of Southern California, Los Angeles

B.S., Finance and Economics
University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Certified Public Accountant | 1978–present

Fast Facts

  • Former partner at Deloitte, one of the Big Four global accounting firms
  • 24-year faculty member, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, San Diego State University
  • More than three dozen awards for outstanding teaching, including “Most Influential Faculty Member” a record 12 times
  • 2010 Outstanding Accounting Educator: 36,000-member CalCPA and California CPA Education Foundation for his “significant contribution”
  • Professional experience: taxation of U.S. citizens working abroad, tax planning for professional athletes, taxation issues of consolidated entities

To be a successful accountant, you have to be a dynamic person, a global thinker. Our program is re-defining graduate accounting education, and I am enthusiastic about sharing my knowledge and experience with our students, motivating them to learn, understand and ultimately thrive.

Commands

Twitter Feed

Loading tweets...

Spotlight Story

Andrew Barkett Finds Innovative Ways to Fuel Entrepreneurship
Named First-ever Chief Technology Officer for Republican National Committee

Image of Andrew Barkett Finds Innovative Ways to Fuel Entrepreneurship

UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark

Spotlight Story

MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

Image of MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT

Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.

Spotlight Story

UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%
U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings: This marks the 19th consecutive year our MBA program has been ranked among the best in the nation.

Image of  UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%

(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.

Spotlight Story

Mark Otero MBA 07 Builds Sacramento’s Coolest Company
The secret of social gaming mogul Mark Otero’s success is taking things to the extreme

Image of Mark Otero MBA 07 Builds Sacramento’s Coolest Company

The secret of Midtown Sacramento’s Facebook gaming mogul Mark Otero’s success is taking things to the extreme.