Juana Leary organizes budgeting, financial reporting, reimbursements, and coordinates financial operations in the department of communication. Leary has worked since 2001 at Georgia State University; prior to joining the department she worked in the university’s Disbursements and Student Accounts office.
Leary earned a B.A. degree in business administration with a concentration in information management at California State University (San Bernardino, 1994). She completed the certificate program in hospitality administration at Georgia State University in 2007 and went on to receive her M.B.A. from Clayton State University in 2009.
Before shifting into a university career path, Leary worked in the heath care sector. For five years she was an accountant at Riverside General Hospital. From 1994 to 1998 she worked as a professional services coordinator at Aetna US Healthcare (both positions in California). While with Aetna she relocated to Atlanta to work as a financial consultant, and then as a data center manager for Hewlett-Packard.