Leslie Brunelli is the senior vice chancellor for business and financial affairs at the University of Denver. Brunelli functions as the chief financial officer and develops operational and financial policies that deliver the resources, services and facilities necessary for the continued advancement of the University of Denver. In this role, she is responsible for coordinating the institutional mission and plans into operational reality. Brunelli previously served in multiple positions at the University of South Carolina including vice president for finance and chief financial officer. She was an appointed member and chair of the National Association of College and University Business Officers Research Universities Council (NACUBO) and has presented at NACUBO, SACUBO and APLU events. Brunelli is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a Master of Business Administration.