Denise Gelia is the office manager for the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. Her job responsibilities include assisting the director, scheduling of semester classes, assembling the department budget and serving as liaison for Advisory Council, the staff and the Accounting Circle CPE Conference. She handles HR appointments of faculty, staff, adjuncts and PhD students and payroll certification.
Prior to moving to this position in 2016, she was the staff assistant in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, joining the department in May 2010.
Prior to joining USF, Gelia worked as a registered nurse in Houston and Buffalo, New York. While living in Rochester, New York, she owned and managed three women’s fitness centers. She relocated to Tampa from Rochester in 2002.