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Mahalakshmi Ramamurthy

Mahalakshmi Ramamurthy

Mahalakshmi Ramamurthy

Associate Faculty

Department: Accounting

As part of getting her professional certifications, Maha worked for Chartered Accounting Firms with several multinational clients and gained experience in accounting, auditing, taxation and corporate secretarial matters. During the Master's program in Chicago, she had the opportunity to experience university campus life. After gaining accounting and finance experience while working for an IT consulting company, Maha has been teaching since 2013. She also taught Accounting Ethics at Menlo College, Atherton, CA and currently works as a Partner for a small CPA firm in Cupertino, CA that  focuses on taxes for high net worth individual income taxes, Partnerships, Corporate Entities and Trusts.


Bachelors in Commerce - Ethiraj College, Chennai, India
Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India
MS in Accounting from University of Illinois at Chicago

Courses Taught/Syllabi

Acctg 21A Basic Accounting
Acctg 59A Financial Auditing
Acctg 070 Ethics in Accounting
Acctg 001A Financial Accounting
ACC51A Taxation For Individuals Fall 2017

Fast Facts

Maha loves music, travel and fitness. She enjoys hiking with her family. She participates in classical music vocal performances along with her family and friends and is involved in her kids’ school activities.

Favorite Quote

It is the mark of an educated mind to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~ Aristotle
Kid, you’ll move mountains. ~  Dr. Seuss