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The business office manages the college’s day to day financial operations and business transactions with other parties. Our goal is to provide excellent service and support students, faculty, and staff, as well as vendors and contractors who do business with the college.

You can contact us with any questions regarding contracts, invoices, and purchase orders, and we will do our very best to assist you.


  • Jessica Robbins, MBA

    Accounts Payable Coordinator
    | 413-265-2207
    Department(s): Business Office

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  • Gary Russett, MBA

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    Controller; Adjunct Faculty, MBA
    | 413-265-2356
    Department(s): Business Office, MBA Program

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    Gary Russett, MBA, is currently controller for Elms College and has over 25 years of financial experience. His industry experience includes public accounting, health care, and higher education. He earned his MBA in accounting from Elms College and a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where he double majored in accounting and finance.

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  • Jeannean Terlik

    Assistant Controller
    | 413-265-2404
    Department(s): Business Office

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  • Suellen Thornhill

    General Accounting
    | 413-265-2209
    Department(s): Business Office

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  • Deborah Trezza

    Payroll Coordinator
    | 413-265-2397
    Department(s): Business Office

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