Melanie Pearson

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Melanie Pearson

Fiscal Affairs Manager; Office of Finance and Administration



As the Fiscal Affairs Manager, Melanie provides fiscal management oversight of operations at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and leads the Administration Division’s Fiscal Affairs Unit. Melanie started at the University of Georgia in 2008. Prior to joining the Institute of Government in 2023, Melanie was the Associate Director of Post-Award for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.


M.P.A., University of Georgia; B.A. Organizational Leadership, Valdosta State