Finance & Administration

Supporting CAES business operations
The Division of Finance and Administration supports the college’s business operations, to include fiscal affairs, information technology, employee relations, facilities management, contracts and grants, and process improvements.


Division of Finance and Administration
CAES Ag Business Office
215 Conner Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-2373
Fax: 706-542-2378

F&A Mission:

To provide responsive quality support to faculty, staff and students in research, instruction and extension activities.

This includes the following major tasks:

  • Account for resources.
  • Support daily operations.
  • Provide data to decision makers.
  • Promote the college.
  • Enhance and protect communications.
  • Provide quick, updated and thorough technical support.
  • Offer life-cycle personnel support to employees and retirees.
  • Seek ways to maximize the use of college resources.
  • Simplify processes.
  • Operate with integrity in all dealings.



To be a pool of subject matter experts who provide support quickly and effectively, setting the standard for business support excellence at the University of Georgia and within the Southern Region Land Grant Universities.

Meet the leadership team

Lee Motsinger, MPA, PHR Human Resources Director
CAES Business Office - Athens
Brian T. Watson IT Director
Office of Information Technology (OIT) - Athens