Melody Bianchetto, a Certified Public Accountant, was named the Vice President for Finance at the University of Virginia in 2015. She oversees financial operations, financial planning & analysis, financial training & compliance, research administration, and student financial services. She is the executive sponsor for a project to implement a university-wide data warehouse and a business intelligence tool solution. Melody began her UVA career as a budget analyst in 1996, after working at EY in Washington, D.C. and Henderson & Everett, PC in Charlottesville.
Melody earned a BS in Commerce at the University of Virginia and an MBA from James Madison University. She presents regularly at regional and national events, serves on the EACUBO Finance Committee, and received NACUBO's 2014 Rising Star Award. Melody serves as the treasurer for the Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education and the World Peace Game Foundation.