Since October 2008, Donna VanCleave has served as the Virginia Community College System Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services that includes the areas of operating and capital budget development, facilities management, human resources, accounting, fiscal services, procurement, enterprise portfolio management, and government relations. She began her career in state government as an Education Budget Analyst at the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget. Donna then served as University Budget Director at Virginia State University. She joined the Virginia Lottery where she was the Director of Finance and served as Interim Executive Director for a year. In August 2006, Donna joined Radford University as Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Donna obtained a BA in Communications Studies from Virginia Tech and Masters in Business Administration for the College of William and Mary.