Ela joined Divinity School in January 2017. Prior to joining Divinity School, she held a position in the Vanderbilt Purchasing and Payment Services (2015-2016) and in the Mathematics Department (2006-2015). She received her MBA from Tennessee State University. Ela was born and raised in Torun, Poland. Ela has two children in college; Oliver and Nicholas. Ela oversees the daily financial and human resources operations of Divinity School and serves as a financial/human resources operations support for University Libraries. Outside of work, Ela loves movies, reading books and spending time with her friends and family.