Brian Freese joined the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in 2013. He assists the
associate director of the Office of Administration by providing day-to-day management
of the business operations and financial affairs. Prior to joining the Institute of
Government, he served in various administrative roles for six years at the University
of Georgia. Most recently, he was university budget supervisor in the UGA Budget Office.
He is a graduate of the 2017-2018 Vivian H. Fisher Public Service & Outreach Leadership
Academy. He has completed the College Business Management Institute, a professional
training experience through the University of Kentucky in partnership with the Southern
Association of College and University Business Officers. He has also completed the
Foundations of Leadership and Management Program at the University of Georgia. As
a former economic developer, he is a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic
Development and the Economic Development Institute of the International Economic Development
Council. He holds a professional certification as an Economic Development Finance
Professional through the National Development Council.
B.A., College of Charleston; M.P.A., Mississippi State University; Education for Ministry
diploma, University of the South