Melanie Lawrence

Melanie, Chief Business Officer for the Office of Research Administration, is responsible for strategic initiatives and special projects as well as the day to day budget, finance, human resources, operations, and administrative services. She manages the ORA Business Operations team of 11 talented individuals who provide these services to the ten departments that make up the Office of Research Administration. She has been with Emory University since 1998.

Melanie received her bachelor’s degree in History, Economics and Geography from Georgia State University and her MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School Executive MBA program in 2013.