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Bio: 
Philip Gelsomino II joined the Accounting Department in 2013 and teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate accounting, tax, and entrepreneurship courses at the Rochester NY and Beijing China campuses. He earned his Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovative Ventures from RIT in 2018 and his Bachelors of Science in Accounting also from RIT in 1986. After completion of his Bachelors Degree he started his own CPA Firm providing income tax, accounting, and audit services to over 1,100 individual and corporate clients. Philip later became the CEO of The Restaurant Group LLC, a Perkins Restaurant & Bakery franchisee, which constructed and operated seven restaurants in Western New York.
Education: 
  • M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovative Ventures from Rochester Institute of Technology, 2018
  • B.S. in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology, 1986
Experience: 
  • Lecturer | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2018-Present
  • CEO | The Restaurant Group LLC | 2000-Present
  • Managing Partner/CPA | Gelsomino & Company, CPA&apo | 1985-Present
  • Visiting Lecturer | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2014-2018
  • Adjunct Faculty | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2013-2014
  • President | Philco Services, Inc. | 1982-2005
  • Senior Accountant | Davie Kaplan Braverman CPA's | 1986-1989
Expertise: 
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Taxation
Memberships: 
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Foodservice Management Professional
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Certifications: 
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Foodservice Management Professional
  • Certified Public Accountant
Awards: 
  • Rochester Institute of Technology - - 2018
  • RIT - - 2018
  • Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired - - 2013
  • Golisano Children's Hospital, University of Rochester - - 2010
  • RIT - Saunders College of Business - - 2009
  • Rochester Business Journal - - 2002

Philip Charles Gelsomino, MS

Lecturer
Accounting
Finance & Accounting
585-475-2201
ROS-A172
Office Hours: 

By appointment only
Please email pgelsomino@saunders.rit.edu

Staff Assistant: 
Andrea Yancone