Brian Freese

Brian Freese

Brian Freese

Administrative Manager; Office of Administration



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


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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