Seasoned finance and accounting leader with 25 + years of experience in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Clear communicator with ability to deconstruct and explain complex financial concepts to diverse audiences. Expertise in audit, accounting, and compliance requirements for federal government programs using GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS. Seeking CFO or Director-level role at small to mid-sized organization.
Currently Finance & Operations Director for family-owned organizational development consulting firm. Developed financial processes and controls. Used QuickBooks Online to extract financial information for reporting purposes. Developed customized reports using MS Excel and PowerPoint to assist senior leadership with organizational strategic planning.
Served in leadership and technical roles for 15+ years at large, national membership association representing the finance and accounting industry. Established and grew the association’s Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) to a profitable unit that enabled member firms to achieve the highest quality standards in governmental audits.
Led efforts to implement effective IT systems to align with auditor and organizational requirements.
Managed and produced content/programing for 3 annual governmental and non-profit conferences directed at CFOs, auditors and regulators to provide updated accounting standards, regulatory compliance, and best practices. Served as a technical expert on governmental audits for member firms, regulators, and auditing standard setters by presenting guidance to improve quality of audits and avoid pitfalls.
B.S., Business Administration, University of Mary Washington. Certified Public Accountant (CPA-MD), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).