P.O. Box 400210
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4210
Melody Bianchetto is named Associate Vice President for Finance
Melody Bianchetto, a Certified Public Accountant, was named the University's Associate Vice President for Finance in 2013. She oversees the functions of financial administration, research administration, and student financial services.
Bianchetto began her career at Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C. and joined U.Va. as a Senior Budget Analyst in 1996. In 1998 she became the Director of the Budget and in 2006 was named the Assistant Vice President for Budget and Financial Planning before assuming her current position.
A native of Martinsville, Virginia, Bianchetto earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from James Madison University. Bianchetto completed the Virginia Network's Seminar for Senior Women Administrators in 2006, the Virginia Executive Institute in 2009, and the Leadership in Academic Matters program in 2012.
Currently serving as program chair, Bianchetto has been on the faculty the Managerial Analysis and Decision Support workshop presented annually by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) since 2006. She presents regularly at programs such as the NACUBO programs, Southern Association of College and University Business Officer (SACUBO) annual meetings, the APPA Institute for Facilities Management, and at the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institutes at Bryn Mawr College and the University of Denver. Bianchetto has been active in community affairs, serving as the Treasurer of the Virginia Network and volunteering in her daughters' schools and girl scout troops.