Melody Bianchetto, a Certified Public Accountant, was named the Vice President for Finance at the University of Virginia in 2015. She oversees financial operations (accounting, financial reporting, procurement, and payroll), treasury, financial planning & analysis, student financial services, and the University’s Finance Strategic Transformation project. Melody began her UVA career as a budget analyst in 1996, after working in public accounting at EY in Washington, D.C. and Henderson & Everett, PC in Charlottesville.
Melody earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from James Madison University. Melody presents regularly at national and regional conferences on higher education finance and management and received NACUBO's Rising Star Award in 2014.
Melody serves on the EACUBO Board of Directors, NACUBO’s Advisory Committee on Women Leaders, the NCAA Board of Governors Finance & Audit Committee, and the SACSCOC 2020 Committee on Fifth-Year Interim Reports.