Dr. Christen Adels

Professor of Business

Office: HAL 318A
T 724.458.2011
Box No. 3006


Office hours for Dr. Adels
Monday: 10:00-11:50
Tuesday: 2:00-4:30
Wednesday: 10:00-10:50
Thursday: 2:00-4:30
Friday: 10:00-11:50


JD., Law , University of Pittsburgh, 2000
M.B.A., Katz Graduate School of Business, University
Pittsburgh 2000
B.A., Political Science, Geneva College 1996
B.S.B.A., Business Administration, Geneva College 1996

Professional Licenses

Attorney, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2001-Current)
CPA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2003- Current)

Previous Career Experience

Deloitte Tax LLP (Pittsburgh, PA)

Tax Manager (2005 - Current)
Tax Senior Consultant (2002-2005)
Tax Consultant (2001-2002)
Tax Intern(1999-2001)

Geneva College (Beaver Falls, PA)

Associate Professor of Business & MBA Program Director (2003-2008)

Prime Financial Services, Inc. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Associate Compliance Officer (1996-2001)
Prime Financial Services, Inc. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Operations Assistant (1992-1996)

Published Articles

$1 Million Limit on Deductible Compensation, Executive's Tax & Management Report, February 2005

Maximizing the Benefit of Corporate Payments to Charities, Executive’s Tax & Management Report, January 2006

Prepare for IRS Scrutiny of Intercompany Transactions, Executive’s Tax & Management Report, February 2007

Traps for the Unwary in Deducting Activity Losses, Executive’s Tax & Management Report, August 2007

Community Activities

Varsity Girls’ Volleyball Coach, Beaver County Christian School
Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach, Beaver County Christian School
Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Coach, Beaver County Christian School
Licensed Judge, American Dairy Goat Association
Pro Bono Attorney, Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh
Pianist, Chippewa Alliance Church
College & Career Sunday School Teacher, Chippewa Alliance Church


Poughkeepsie, NY

High School

    F.D. Roosevelt High School (Hyde Park, NY)