Vice President for Campus Services
Matthew Early, PE
Matthew Early, Vice President for Campus Services at Emory University, oversees a division of over 800 employees in Planning, Design and Construction, Facilities Management, Transportation and Parking Services, CS Administration, Public Safety, Real Estate and Customer Relations. He is a professional civil engineer and a 1987 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He holds a Master of Science degree in engineering, with a minor in construction management from the University of California-Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of La Verne.
Before joining Emory, Matthew worked for Columbia University in New York as Vice President of Facilities Operations where he was accountable for providing a full range of facilities services to the over 13 million square feet of campus. Prior to Columbia University, Matthew retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 20 years. Stationed in Florida, Hawaii and Italy, Matthew fulfilled various positions from Deputy Officer in Charge of Construction to a Public Works Officer as a Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) Officer. Matthew played an integral role in implementing GIS alternate energy projects, revamping maintenance processes to reduce critical backlog and implementing LEED construction standards at Columbia University and various Naval commands.
Campus Services' mission is to ‘create an environment that inspires the discoveries of tomorrow’ with a vision of being highly skilled professionals who take pride in our work, provide exceptional service, and are empowered to drive results that achieve superior value and quality. We strive to be the service provider of choice while creating an organizational culture founded on safety, collaboration, ownership, respect and excellence. Matthew is dedicated to continuing the Campus Services commitment to growing Emory University's campus in a way that is environmentally sensitive, while maintaining its beauty.Matthew is committed to exercising daily, and spending quality time with his wife Hazel and their two children.