Michael Mathisen joins Georgia State University as the Associate Director of Research Financial Services. He comes to us from the University of North Texas where he worked as the Cost Accounting Manager. While at North Texas, he prepared and negotiated the Facilities and Administration (F&A) rate proposal, developed and implemented financial modeling for research services, created effective business policies and procedures, and developed performance standards to increase university competitiveness. Michael earned his M.L.A in business management from Texas Christian University, and a B.S.B.A in finance and banking from the University of Arkansas. He is a Certified Research Administrator.