John DeMelis, MBA, CPA

Interim Dean of the LaPenta School of Business

Senior Clinical Lecturer of Accounting

John DeMelis headshot.


  • MBA, New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • BS, State University of New York, College at Oneonta

Professor DeMelis teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in principals of financial accounting and auditing. Prior to joining Iona University, Professor DeMelis taught auditing as an adjunct professor at Fairfield University and had a career at Ernst & Young, most recently as a Partner in EY’s National Professional Practice group. He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York and Connecticut and is a frequent speaker at professional and accounting and auditing conferences.