Isaac Ewaleifoh earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Lagos in Nigeria, where he is from. He came to the United States for graduate school, where he participated in a program geared towards the application of mathematical methods to the solution of problems in finance at Rutgers University. A month after he arrived, he met a number of Goldman Sachs professionals at a career event and learned about opportunities at the firm, including a seasonal off-cycle internship with the tax department in the Goldman Sachs office in Princeton, New Jersey.
Presently Isaac manages the Controllers team supporting the firm’s Investment Banking Division. He started his full-time career with the firm in the Operations Division and relocated to Utah late 2010 with the group.
Outside of work, he enjoys running and doing community service. On community service, He led the team that created local chapters of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) in Salt Lake City as part of efforts to build a thriving community of black professionals. He has also helped teach, provide résumé writing skills and general advice about school and education opportunities to high school and college students.
We are proud of his achievement and exploit. We recognize him as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent, Business and Entrepreneurship category Class of 2018.