Professional Advisory Committee

Meet the Members

Art Ardizzone, Accounting Faculty.

Art Ardizzone

Management Consultant, RGP Inc.

Chris Davis, Accounting Dept Advisory Member

Chris Davis

Senior Product Manager, Vialto Partners

Leads the West region’s digital transformation initiatives within PwC's Global Mobility Services (GM.S.) group; focuses on the implementation of process automation and adopting technology from a self-service and enterprise perspective; graduate of PwC's internal Digital Accelerator program.

Maria Garcia, a youngish woman with long straight brown hair and a black blazer.

Maria Garcia

Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Marissa has been with PwC since 2016 and is currently a senior associate working in the Products & Services Consulting practice.

She attended San Jose State University where she obtained an Undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting.

She later continued her studies at San Jose State University to obtain a Masters of Science in Taxation. She is a big fan of Bay Area sports and loves participating in all types of sports teams. 


Aman Singh, Senior Department Fiscal Officer of the County of Santa Clara

Aman Grewal

Senior Department Fiscal Officer, County of Santa Clara

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Jill Ko

Manager - Finance & Administration, Numerical Algorithms Group, Inc.

Leads U.S. Division’s accounting, finance, human resources, and operations. NAG provides world-renowned NAG Library and industry-leading numerical software and technical services to banking and finance, energy, engineering, and market research, as well as academic and government institutions. NAG,, is headquartered in Oxford, UK,  with offices in the US, UK, EU, and Asia.

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David Lo

Senior Program Manager, California Society of CPAs

David currently serves as senior program manager at the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and is coming up on his 10th year of service to the society. His primary responsibilities include empowering all Californians through financial literacy, promoting the CPA profession among high school and college students and career outreach to underrepresented minority populations. 

Ireneo Mendoza, Accounting Advisory

Ireneo Mendoza

Robert Half, Regional Director, Robert Half

Ireneo Mendoza is the Regional Director for Robert Half responsible for managing staff from San Mateo to Monterey. Ireneo has helped clients and candidates for 20 years match their skills sets and experience to grow Silicon Valley.

Vera Nieh, Accounting Advisory

Vera Nieh

Senior Accounting Manager, Bright Live, Inc.

Vera has served in the college advisory board since 2021. She is the accounting lead at Bright where she implements process efficiencies and guides strategic initiatives. Prior to Bright, Vera has worked in various accounting departments at Invisionapp and Facebook.