John Fleischmann, EdD, MBA, MGA
With a demonstrated commitment to quality performance and leadership in education,
John Fleischmann, EdD, MBA, MGA, had a 30-year career which included extensive experience
working with university administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as state
and local governments, federal agencies, and the State of Georgia Board of Regents.
He served as the founding chief executive officer for PCOM Georgia from its inception
in 2004 to 2012. In this position, he was instrumental in establishing institutional
relationships, assessing new professional program feasibility, and establishing new
program training opportunities.
Prior to his position at PCOM Georgia, Dr. Fleischmann served as a college administrative
officer at the Georgia State University College of Education from 1999 to 2004. He
also worked as a system-wide director of personnel management for the Board of Regents
of the University System of Georgia from 1986 to 1999. In addition, he held several
positions in human resources, finance, operations, student services and teaching at
Georgia State University from 1970 to 1976.
After serving from 1967 to 1999, Dr. Fleischman retired from the US Army with the
rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Adjutant General Corps. He served as the senior
human resource management officer and the senior finance officer.
Dr. Fleischmann earned an EdD in Higher Education Administration in 1990 from the
University of Georgia in Athens. His dissertation was entitled “Demographics of Feeder
Counties as Predictors of Black Faculty within Public Higher Education in Georgia.
He earned an MBA in 1979 from Georgia State University, Atlanta, and an MGA in Public
Administration from Georgia State University in 1975, where he also earned his undergraduate
Dr. Fleischmann has been a member of a wide variety of organizations including the
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association, the Georgia
Pharmacy Association, the Association of University Administrators, the American Association
of University Professors, and the USA Reserve Officers Association.
He is a member of the Northeast Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America Eagle Club,
the Rotary Club of Gwinnett, and the Statewide AHEC Steering Committee. A Braselton
resident, he is married and has two daughters.