Dave Lakly

Dave Lakly

Dave Lakly

Public Service Associate; Governmental Training, Education, and Development
Expertise: Government Budgeting/Finance



Dave Lakly provides financial management training for government officials and personnel as part of the faculty at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Financial Management Program. Dave coordinates and teaches in the Budget and Financial Management Certification Program, a series of courses for state government employees designed to offer an overview of the state's budget and fiscal management cycle. He also teaches financial topics to school and local government officials through various programs at the Institute. Dave is also a frequent webinar host and presenter for programs here in Georgia and nationally. Prior to arriving at the Institute of Government, Dave served as the education division director in the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget and as the deputy director for the Georgia Senate Budget and Evaluation Office.


M.P.A., Georgia State University; B.A. Journalism and Film Studies, University of Georgia

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Areas of Expertise: state government budgeting