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Chapter Leadership

2020‐2021 Program Year

Chapter President

Paul Lionikis
Crowe

Chapter President-Elect

Al Pavot
SEC

Immediate Past President

Malena Brookshire
Environmental Protection Agency

Secretary

Lal M. Harter, CICA
Guidehouse

Treasurer-Elect

Gary Wong, CGFM
Grant Thornton

National Council of Chapters Representative

Jorge A. Asef-Sargent, CGFM, CPA
KPMG LLP

Chapter Treasurer

Christina R. Beck, CGFM, CPA, CISA, CFE
CLA

Accountability

Joseph M. Peter, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

CGFM/Professional Certification

Lal M. Harter, CICA
Guidehouse

CGFM/Professional Certification

Wendy J. Allen, CGFM, CPA
KPMG LLP

CGFM/Professional Certification

Chidilim Okonkwo, CGFM
NASA Headquarters

CGFM/Professional Certification

Sky Rodriguez
Grant Thornton

CGFM/Professional Certification

Sara K. Specht, CGFM, CFE
Carr, Riggs and Ingram, LLC

CGFM/Professional Certification

Farhan Shawn Syed
Syed and Associates

Community Service

Jesse J. Carpenter
Cotton & Company

Community Service

Wendy Cheung
Deloitte

Young Professionals

Alesha Bowens
Dept of Veterans Affairs

Young Professionals

Daniel J. Lange
KPMG LLP

Young Professionals

Tyvon Edmonds
Dept of Veterans Affairs

Young Professionals

James C. Gregg, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Young Professionals

Antonio G. Salmeron, CGFM
Dept of Veterans Affairs

Education

Rebecca L. Shoustal, CGFM, CPA
Dept of Homeland Security - ICE

Education

Mona Amatie, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

Education

Timothy James Comello, CPA
KPMG LLP

Education

Caitlin H. McGurn, CPA,PMP,CISA
Guidehouse

Education

Kerrey M. Olden, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Education

Brittany Hopwood, CGFM, CPA, CISA
KPMG

Education

Aderonke O. Adewuyi, CGFM, CPA
Grant Thornton

Education

Andrew Pottle
Deloitte

Education

Kelly D. Salter, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Education

Lan-Huong M. Sullivan, CGFM
Grant Thornton LLP

Education

Christina R. Beck, CGFM, CPA, CISA, CFE
CLA

Membership

Sharnell Venise Montgomery
Department of Labor

Membership

Masoud Najmabadi, CPA, CFE
Grant Thornton

Membership

Johnny R. Amin, CGFM
Guidehouse

Meetings & Events

Veronica Baird, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Meetings & Events

Alexis S. Alfaro-Trejo, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Meetings & Events

Wendy H. Schiffman
KPMG

Meetings & Events

Jarrod K. Lesso
Harper, Rains, Knight & Company

Meetings & Events

Areeba Rizvi
KPMG LLP

Meetings & Events

Sarah Bilgrami
KPMG

Programs

Douglas A. Glenn
U.S. Department of Defense

Programs

Frank E. Petersen III, CGFM
NASA-Headquarters

Programs

Erik Causey
KPMG LLP

Programs

Bo Shevchik, CGFM, PMP
Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

Chapter Historian

Joseph M. Peter, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

Chapter Historian

Eileen W. Parlow, CGFM, CPA
SEC

Administration

Paterne A.C.K. Koukpesso
Premier Group Services Inc

Administration

Pushparajan Arokiaswamy
Dept of Veterans Affairs

Administration

Heather L. Moreland, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Awards

Jing B. Williams, CGFM
HHS

Awards

Catherine X. Gao, CGFM
GSA OIG

Awards

Myriam Galvan-Zambrana
Grant Thornton

Awards

Douglas A. Glenn
U.S. Department of Defense

Awards

Robert Scott Bell, MBA, CGFM
U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Awards

Julia Duquette
Grant Thornton

Awards

Patricia L. Wensel, CGFM-Retired, CPA

Bylaws & Procedures

Kathleen M. Valentine
Immersion Consulting

Bylaws & Procedures

Robert Regan
Cotton & Company

Mentorships

Amanda R. Chait, CGFM
Cotton and Company LLP

Mentorships

Nina N. Murphy

Mentorships

Sharnell Venise Montgomery
Department of Labor

Mentorships

Elena M. Yearly
EMY Consulting

Newsletter Editor

Kawoanna L. Wiggins, CGFM
ManTech

Newsletter Editor

Robert E. Garcia
Library of Congress

Newsletter Editor

Ashley M. Sims-Martin
Grant Thornton

Publications

Simcha L. Kuritzky, CGFM, CPA
CGI Federal

Awards Gala

Mandana Tajoddin
RMA Associates LLC

Awards Gala

Leslie F. Phillips
Naval Audit Service

Awards Gala

Heather L. Moreland, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Awards Gala

Diane Exler Rudnick
Retired

Awards Gala

Antonio G. Salmeron, CGFM
Dept of Veterans Affairs

Awards Gala

Orinda Basha, CGFM, CPA
CLA

Social Media

Heidi Kathryn Williams, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Social Media

Karlo Vinci G. Katindig, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Social Media

Tharana Karzai
MIL Corporation

Social Media

Matthew F. Marsh
Crowe LLP

Sponsorships

Evan A. Mount
KPMG LLP

Sponsorships

Ryan A. Crowther
KPMG LLP

Sponsorships

Paul M. Marshall, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CICA
MIL Corporation

Strategies & Planning

Lal M. Harter, CICA
Guidehouse

Strategies & Planning

Wendy J. Allen, CGFM, CPA
KPMG LLP

Strategies & Planning

Jake Weber
Grant Thornton

Strategies & Planning

Salim R. Mawani, CGFM, CPA
Dept of Housing & Urban Development

Strategies & Planning

Heather L. Moreland, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Strategies & Planning

Myriam Galvan-Zambrana
Grant Thornton

Member Services

David Baskin, CPA
Guidehouse

Member Services

Anthony Richards
DLR Fed Consulting

Member Services

Manoj Mirchandani
KPMG, LLP

Member Services

Crystal Wolf, CGFM, CPA
Guidehouse

Webmaster

Alexander P. Yow, CPA
Guidehouse

Assistant Director to the Webmaster

Leigha Kiger
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

Assistant Director to the Webmaster

Toni A. Dyson
Veteran Affairs

Assistant Director to the Webmaster

E. Marie Butler, CGFM
USDA / OCFO

Senior Advisor

Karl L. Boettcher, MBA, CGFM

Senior Advisor

John H. Lynskey, CGFM, CPA
National Science Foundation

Senior Advisor

Ross E. Simms Jr., CPA,CIA
FASAB