Dave Lakly

Dave Lakly

Dave Lakly

Public Service Associate; Governmental Training, Education, and Development



Dave Lakly provides financial management training for state government officials and personnel through the Financial Management Program’s Budget and Financial Management Certification Program, a series of courses designed to offer an overview of the state's budget and fiscal management cycle. He also coordinates and teaches in the Charter Schools Financial Management Certification Program, with special emphasis on budget and financial policy development.  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

Additional Info:

Areas of Expertise: state government budgeting


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.

About The Chapel
Reserve Event Space