Olivia Duke currently serves as the Budget Director for the Department of Community Supervision. In this role, Olivia is responsible for administering a budget of approximately $178 million throughout major programmatic areas. Olivia’s progressive financial and management experience has made her a respected leader in the public finance sector. No stranger to innovation, Olivia's ability to implement cutting-edge financial practices makes her a valuable asset that will benefit the Department’s vision of being a national leader in the field of community supervision.
Olivia began her career with the Senate Budget and Evaluation Office in 2012 as a Program Analyst. In this role, Olivia provided non-partisan and detailed analysis of Public Safety and Economic Development related inquiries for 56 members of the Georgia State
Senate. She then worked for the Department of Public Safety as the Intergovernmental Liaison Director and for the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget as the Public Safety Division Policy Analysis Coordinator where she prepared budget recommendations on behalf of the Governor and reviewed public safety agencies' annual operating budgets to ensure that spending plans complied with the approved appropriations act, demonstrated sound fiscal stewardship, and reflected the Governor's goals.
Olivia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Dartmouth College and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She has also completed certificates offered by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government such as: Certified Public Manager, Budget & Financial Management, Governmental Accounting Series & Department of Administrative Services Georgia Certified Purchasing Associate (GCPA).
In addition to her numerous accolades and accomplishments, Olivia remains a dedicated wife and mother. She is married to Benjamin and they have 3 kids Lily, Holden, and Emma. Olivia resides in Grayson, GA.