Namgyal Tsephel Wangdu
Senior Associate, Accounting and Grants
Namgyal Tsephel Wangdu is a senior accounting and grants associate at the Foundation. In this role, he helps to lead the Finance, Operations, and Grants team at Blue Shield of California Foundation. Namgyal focuses on generating contracts, month-end closing/reporting, accounts-payable, internal auditing and monthly reconciliations, preparing general ledger, maintaining accounting policies and internal control, assisting on yearly external auditing and more — all to help ensure that the Foundation's finances are organized and run smoothly each year and throughout each grant cycle.
Before joining the Foundation, Namgyal worked as an accountant at Bio-Rad, a life sciences research and clinical diagnostics firm, where he focused on monthly reporting and closing of corporate finances.
Namgyal holds a B.A. in business administration with an emphasis on finance & management from California State University, East Bay. Outside of work, you will often find Namgyal biking, hiking, or playing basketball and tennis.