Luis Pizarro

Undergraduate School/Degree

NC State University, BS in Accounting

Background – where are you from originally?

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Past work/leadership experience/activities in college

  • Treasurer for the Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program and Scholars Council
  • Volunteer Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
  • Accounting Tutor for student athletes
  • International Tax Intern at KPMG

What type of job would you like to have after completing the MAC Program? If you already have secured a job – where and what area?

I have received an offer to join KPMG full time in their International Tax practice in Charlotte after graduation from the MAC program.

Do you have any advice or tips you would like to give prospective students looking at applying toMAC programs?

Think about how a MAC program will help you advance your career, be curious and never be afraid to ask questions.

Why did you choose the NC State MAC Program?

The program at NC State has a tax strategy concentration that I wanted to complete to hone my skills in tax. Moreover, the faculty and NC State’s geographic location also factored into my decision.

What are your expectations while attending theMAC Program?

I expect to be challenged to grow as an accounting professional and advance my knowledge about the profession.

What are you looking forward to the most while in the Program?

I look forward to forming new relationships, develop my research skills and continue learning and prepare to sit for the CPA exam.