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AGA’s premier training and networking event

July 19–21 | Virtual | 21 CPEs

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Program and Schedule

PDT 2021 Agenda

The PDT offers up to 21 NASBA approved CPE credits. Participants will be able to choose between six breakout sessions.


Click here to view the schedule at-a-glance.

Note: All scheduled events will be held in Eastern Time. Participants will have up to five minutes from the start of each sessions to switch to another session. After this time, participants will risk the chance of missing the alertness checks to qualify for CPE for the session. Click here to learn more about AGA's CPE tracking process for the PDT. 

PDT 2021 agenda 

PDT 2021 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 Professional Development Training (PDT). If you are a government employee and would like to join the PDT 2021 Technical Committee, please contact Jerome Bruce at AGA. 

Technical Committee Co-Chairs

Federal Sector Co-Chair:
Stacy Marcott
Deputy CFO

State/Local Sector Co-Chair:
James Arnette, CGFM, CISA
Director, Div. of Local Government Audit, TN Comptroller of the Treasury

Private Sector Co-Chair:
Anthony Scardino, CGFM
Managing Principal & Former CFO At USPTO

Technical Committee Members

Mr. Demek M. Adams
Managing Director, Ernst & Young LLP

Ms. Jo A. Bachman, CGFM
Accountant, US EPA

Ms. Barbara Ann Bail, CGFM, CDFM-A, DFMC2
Accountant, DLA-J893

Mr. Tim C. Baker, CICA
Audit Manager, State of Nebraska - Department of Retirement

Mr. Robert Scott Bell, MBA, CGFM
Senior Staff Accountant, U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Mr. William J. Bell
CFO, MA Department of Education

Mr. Aron J. Brown
Auditor, FCC OIG

Ms. Kerry P. Canfield, CGFM
Vice President, CGI

Mr. Thomas Castro, CPA
Managing Partner, Castro & Company

Mr. Thomas Chin
Supervisory Accountant, Department of Defense

Ms. Karin M. Dasuki, CGFM, CPA
Director, Office of Finance and Accounting, Department of Energy

Ms. Beryl H. Davis, CGFM,CPA
Director, Financial Management and Assurance, GAO

Mrs. Bridgett K. Downs-Tucker, CIA
Deputy Assistant Director, Department of Justice

Ms. Laura E. Durback, CGFM
Team Lead, DoD

Mr. Sal P. Ercolano, Jr., CGFM, CPA
Senior Advisor, Williams Adley

Mrs. Kim Farington, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, FirstNet

Ms. Megan L. Gaillard, CGFM

Ms. Catherine Gao, CGFM
Auditor, FDIC OIG

Chris Hartin
Associate Director - FM Practice, Decision Lens

Mr. Charles W. Hester, Sr., CGFM, CPA, CFE
Instructor & Consultant, Charles W. Hester, CPA, CGFM

Mr. Benjamin R. Howe, CFE
Supervisory Performance Auditor, Dept of Veterans Affairs - OIG

Mr. Robert Irish
Senior Manager, Deloitte

Mrs. Raquenel Jackson, CGFM
Budget Analyst, Dept of Veterans Affairs

Ms. Peggy V. Javery, MPA, CGFM
Associate Chief Financial Officer, Office of Compliance, U.S. Dept of Agriculture-Rural Development

Ms. Tammie Johnson
Program and Management Analyst, Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Ms. Himi Kim
Deputy Comptroller for State Govt Accountability, NY Office of the State Comptroller

Mr. Steven R. Kramer
Internal Audit Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Mr. David A. LeBlanc, CGFM, CFS

Ms. Deborah Loveless, CGFM, CPA

Mr. Paul M. Marshall, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CICA
Vice President, MIL Corporation

Ms. Gail Matthews
Division Director, Accountability & Financial Reporting, Department of Education

Mrs. Caitlin H. McGurn, CPA,PMP,CISA
Partner, Public Sector, Financial Services, Guidehouse

Mr. James J. McKay, MBA, CICA, CGMS
Senior Principal, Grants Management, ManTech International

Ms. Thalia J. Melendez
Assistant Comptroller, Office of NYS Comptroller

Ms. Melinda M. Miguel, CIG, CFSA, CICA, PMP
Chief Inspector General, State of Florida

Dr. Rowan A. Miranda, Ph.D.
Sr Principal Managing Partner Govt Strategy, Workday

Mr. Craig M. Murray, CGFM
Director of Professional Practice, Michigan Office of the Auditor General

Mr. Godwin Onyema Ndukwe, Sr., MBA, CBM
Senior Agent - Int´l Tech Specialist, Internal Revenue Service

Mr. Bert Nuehring, CPA
Partner, Crowe

Mr. Ricky A. Perry, Jr., CGFM, CPA
Senior Analyst, FASAB

Ms. Mary E. Peterman, MPA, CGFM, CPA
Controller, FDIC

Jen Pfalmer
OneStream Software LLC

Mr. Jeffrey D. Pullen, PMP
Departmental Financial Systems Program Manager, US DOJ

Mr. Eric W. Rasmussen, CGFM, CPA
Partner, KPMG LLP

Mr. Mark A. Reger, CPA

Mr. Eric Rivera, CGFM
Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Ms. Eva M. Robinson
Managing Director, Public Segment Head for Treasury Services, J.P. Morgan

Ms. Donna M. Sandoval, CGFM, CISA, CISM
Controller, City of Albuquerque

Mrs. Jacquline E. Schmuhl
Transportation Finance Specialist, DOT, FHWA, Central Federal Lands

Mr. Joseph A. Sclafani, CPA
Director, Oracle America

Mr. Bo Shevchik, CGFM, PMP
Alliance Director, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

Ms. Doreen S. Shute, CGFM, CPA
Managing Principal Federal Government Solutions, CLA

Ms. Kelly Stefanko, CGFM, CPA
Audit Manager, National Science Foundation OIG

Ms. Tammy L. Wade, CGFM
Budget Officer, Department of Homeland Security

Ms. Tracy Walker
Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Ms. Pamela K. Young, CGFM
Accountant VII (Accounting Section Supervisor), City & County of Honolulu Budget & Fiscal Services

Mr. David M. Zavada, CPA
Senior Partner, Kearney & Company