Mike assists CHSS departments and centers in managing externally funded sponsored awards received by the college. He is responsible for assisting departments in managing labor and direct expenditures on grants, reconciling awards, BTS grant data management and providing technical and financial support.
Mike started at George Mason University as a Grants Specialist with the Office of Sponsored Programs. As a Grants Specialist Mike was responsible for reviewing/processing direct expenditures, reviewing/processing labor expenditures, GMUF transfers and quarterly revenue account updates. In addition, he provided training within the department as well as customer service outreach to departments.
He was then promoted to a Grants Administrator where he primarily provided proposal development support. Mike was responsible for assisting faculty in preparing proposals for Criminology, Law & Society, Psychology, SOAN, School of Law, Social Work and CHNM. He assisted with budget preparation, submission review, entry into sponsors systems and post award services support/requests.
Prior to Mason, Mike worked for a small minority owned business providing billing and clerical services as well as IT support and proposal development services.
He graduated from George Mason University in 2015 with a degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing.