Dave Lakly provides financial management training for state government officials and
personnel through the Institute of Government’s Financial Management Program. Prior to arriving at the Institute of Government, he was the education division
director in the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget (OPB). Dave was responsible
for planning, organizing, and supervising the development of the education portion
of the annual operating budget for the governor, a combined $17.5 billion budget.
He also supervised zero-based budget analysis on the Department of Education’s $9.2
billion budget. Prior to joining OPB, he served 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