Russell Sakamoto, Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller
Russell Sakamoto joined the senior management team at Bridgepoint Education in December, 2013. As Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, he is responsible for all of Bridgepoint’s accounting functions as well as purchasing, corporate tax, financial reporting, and financial planning and analysis.
Mr. Sakamoto’s professional track record boasts more than 20 years of increased responsibility in the accounting arena. Before joining Bridgepoint Education, Mr. Sakamoto served for 15 years as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer/Corporate Controller at Entravision Communication Corporation. Prior to his tenure at Entravision, Mr. Sakamoto worked at Nestle USA and McGladrey & Pullen.
Mr. Sakamoto earned his BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and is certified as a Public Accountant in California.