Business Operations

Debbie Morey

Vice President for Business Operations

Debby Morey serves as the vice president for business operations at Emory. In this role, she is responsible for leading service organizations across the university, including Strategic Sourcing, University Services, Business Operations Service Center and University Events. Morey also supports the university financial planning process and provides financial management oversight for the administrative units of the university. 

Morey joined Emory in 2018 after spending eighteen years at Georgetown University, where she most recently served as the Chief Business Officer for University Services. In this role, she guided the financial management and business operations for over $350M across 26 university departments. Morey established the service center model at Georgetown University which was highlighted by the Education Advisory Board. Prior to the role as CBO for Georgetown University, Morey served as the Chief Financial Officer for Georgetown Athletics. She also served as the finance officer on the start-up team for the new BIG EAST Conference in college athletics and worked for Georgetown University Law Center. Morey started her career in higher education as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Southern Maryland while working in private industry.

Morey holds a Global Executive MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and ESADE Ramon Llull University in Spain. Additionally, she holds an MS in Financial Management from University of Maryland, University College. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University.

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Debby Morey
Vice President for Business Operations


Mary Ward
Administrative Assistant