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