Post Award Operations Manager
252C Brooks Hall | 706-542-2841
Paula serves as Post Award Operations Manager for OIBR. She provides oversight and guidance of OIBR post-award operations (workflow, training, policy and procedure review and adjustment) in addition to providing financial oversight of externally-funded grants, internally-funded seed grants and pilot funded projects for OIBR Grant Development Program participants, Distinguished Scholars, and Affiliates, and departmental operating budget and Foundation funds. Post-award duties include reviewing and approving grant expenditures, checking for compliance, and providing guidance on project personnel employment administrative activities. She works directly with Principal Investigators in short and long-term planning of fiscal, personnel, and other activities of their grant funding by providing trends in personnel, budget activity and projections. Works with SPA post-award staff regarding re-budget requests, reports, and final invoices.
Paula received a B.B.A in Finance from North Georgia College and State University. She has been a part of OIBR since January 2014 and has worked with UGA since May 2009.
Jenny Claire Carey
Grants Manager II
252B Brooks Hall | 706-542-6027
As Grants Manager II, Jenny Claire’s primary responsibilities include coordinating payroll and effort for PIs, support staff, and GRAs; processing reimbursements; purchasing; monitoring budgets and reconciling expenditures.
Jenny Claire graduated from Emmanuel College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She joined OIBR in April 2018, and she has been with UGA since September 2015.
252F Brooks Hall | 706-542-6100
Stacie joined OIBR in November 2021. She is our Senior Accountant and her primary responsibilities include performing grant-related post-award functions, including: serving as payroll coordinator for all positions managed by OIBR; initiating payment and purchase requests; and monitoring sub-award and consultant agreements. She serves as departmental p-card holder and petty cash coordinator for external and internal funded projects.
Stacie has many years of accounting and research grant experience. She has been with UGA since 2002.
L. Renee Moore
252E Brooks Hall | 706-542-7202
Renee joined OIBR in June 2019. As Grants Manager, she monitors project spending to ensure that it complies with UGA policy; ensures personnel changes are reflected in the budget; and provides monthly project status reports to Principal Investigators.
Renee has many years of accounting experience and has been with UGA since 2016.
252D Brooks Hall | 706-542-6075
Shradha has many years of accounting experience from various financial institutions and has been with UGA since 2021.
She worked in the central Sponsored Projects Administration office prior to joining OIBR in December of 2022. She has experience in post-award research administration duties including interpreting and checking for completeness of award documents, ensuring proper set up of awards and chart strings in the Financial Management System, identifying invoicing and financial reporting requirements, and calculating and reconciling amounts to be drawn from Federal agencies.