2020 National Leadership Training

Feb. 12–13 | D.C or virtual | 14 CPEs | 11 PDUs

developing and training government financial 
professionals to excel as leaders

Registration fees

  Online Email/mail
AGA Member    
Early Bird (by Jan. 17) $525 $550
Standard (after Jan. 17) $625 $650
Early Bird (by Jan. 17) $700 $725
Standard (after Jan. 17) $800 $825

Program and Schedule

NLT provides cutting-edge information from highly respected and distinguished industry leaders as well as an unparalleled program in two formats: in-person and virtually. Both formats offer the opportunity to earn 14 CPEs.

NLT 2020 Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 & Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

6:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Registration Desk Open

7  8 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors**

8 – 8:15 a.m.

8:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Training Sessions

10:30 – 11 a.m. 
Coffee Break with Exhibitors*

11 – 11:50 a.m.
Training Session

11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Awards Luncheon*

1 – 2:45 p.m.
Training Sessions

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break with Exhibitors*

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Training Session

*Virtual attendees may take breaks at this time
** Virtual attendees should log in at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time

Speaker Bios and PowerPoint Presentations

Any presentations and biographies made available to us are posted on the online agenda. This page is updated on an ongoing basis to include new presentations as they are received.  Please remember that not all speakers use PowerPoint and/or provide copies of their presentation to AGA. We do not require speakers to use or provide their PowerPoint presentations for posting on the website.

Technical Committee 

Join the Technical Committee

AGA relies on the knowledge and expertise of volunteers who serve on the committee to develop exceptional and trending topics for the National Leadership Training. If you are a government employee and would like to join the 2020 NLT Technical Committee, please contact Jerome Bruce at AGA. 

2020 NLT Technical Committee Co-Chairs

Federal sector:

Stephen Kunze
Deputy Chief Financial Officer,
U.S. Dept. of Commerce

State sector:

Sarah Cunningham, CGFM
Chief Financial Officer, Mecklenburg County, NC

Private sector:

David Zavada, CPA
Senior Partner, Kearney & Company


Technical Committee Members

Mr. Bill Colbert, CPA
Partner, EY

Mr. Colin O. Duncan
Managing Director, Deloitte

Director, GAO

Mrs. Caitlin H. McGurn, CPA,PMP,CISA
Partner, Guidehouse

Ms. Alyson Neely
Compliance Manager, Mecklenburg County

Ms. Kristin S. Salzer, CGFM
Director of the Office of Financial Reporting and Policy , Department of Commerce

Mr. Anthony P. Scardino, CGFM
Managing Principal, Grant Thornton

Mrs. Giovonni H. Smith, CGFM
Accounting Officer, EOP

Mr. Jeffrey C. Steinhoff, CGFM, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Managing Director, KPMG Government Institute

Mr. Sean M. Vineyard
Partner, 11th Hour Service

Mr. Jason Wagoner, CGFM
Principal, CLA

Mr. J. D. Williams, JD, MPA, CGFM
Executive Director, Infor, Inc

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