Darden names senior associate dean and chief operating officer
Gerald D. Starsia has been named senior associate dean and chief operating officer at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Starsia will lead Darden’s finance, human resources, facilities, hospitality, risk management and compliance operations.
Since 2001, Starsia has served in various roles at U.Va.'s McIntire School of Commerce, most recently as senior associate dean for administration, with responsibility as chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
He also served as executive director of the McIntire School Foundation and currently serves as a member of the U.Va. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Foundation and the U.Va. Alumni Association.
At the McIntire School, Starsia has taught and lectured in various courses on the topics of leadership and management.
He holds an MBA degree from the University of Connecticut and a doctorate in higher education administration from U.Va.'s Curry School of Education.