Denise Gueli CPA - Partner

Background & Expertise


Denise is a partner in the firm’s Commercial division. She has a strong background in a number of industries and has helped many clients, both large and small, maximize their business potential. She has assisted clients with analysis of overall profitability and development of action plans for the future. Denise is known for her strong personal skills and the energy she brings to helping businesses reach their goals.

She is a nationally recognized expert in employee benefit plans and has over 23 years of in-depth experience in this highly regulated area. She is a frequently requested speaker across New York State, with an ability to explain complex rules and regulations in a way that helps people understand them. She frequently assists companies with compliance and helps them interpret the rules with practical advice. Denise is actively involved with the AICPA’s National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans, considered the premier conference in the industry, where she teaches various sessions and has served on an Ask the Experts panel.

Denise received her B.S. degree in accounting from the Jones School of Business at SUNY Geneseo.

She is active in the Buffalo community and until recently served as Secretary of the Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is a member of the Business Advisory Council of SUNY Geneseo is also an active member of Leadership Buffalo. She has been honored with Business First’s 40 Under 40 award for career achievements and community involvement, and was honored as a Woman in Leadership by the National Association of Women Business Owners.