2018 Professional Development Training

July 22–25 | Orlando, Fla. or virtual | 24 CPEs

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Program and Schedule

2018 PDT schedule at a glance


2018 PDT schedule

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Technical Committee co-chairs

Federal sector:
Mark E. Easton, DFMC3, CDFM-A

Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), DOD Liaison

State sector:
Sherrill F. Norman, CPA

State of Florida Auditor General

Private sector:
Antoine (Tony) Elachkar, CGFM, CPA, CGMA

Managing Director, PwC 


Technical Committee Members

Mr. Demek M. Adams, CGFM
Principal, Grant Thornton LLP

Ms. Barbara Ann Bail, CGFM, CDFM
Staff Accountant, DLA-J8

Mr. Tim C. Baker, CICA
Financial Management, State of Nebraska

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

Ms. Donna M. Bernier
Executive Director, EY

Mr. Edward L. Blansitt, MBA,CGFM,CPA
Inspector General, Montgomery County MD

Mr. Sefton Boyars, CGFM

Ms. Suzanne M. Bump
State Auditor, MA Office of State Auditor

Mr. Lawrence Capuder
Managing Partner, WCPA, LLC

Ms. Carol J. Chandler, CGFM
Financial Management Analyst, DoS

Mr. Ali Chemkhi
Systems Accountant, County of San Bernardino

Mr. Douglas Criscitello
Executive Director, MIT Center for Finance and Policy

Mr. Ronald E. Crupi, CGFM,CICA
Independent Consultant, Ronald Crupi

Ms. Karin M. Dasuki, CGFM, CPA
Deputy Director, Dept of Energy

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

Mr. Colin O. Duncan
Managing Director, Deloitte

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

Ms. Amy Edwards
Deputy Asst. Secretary, Accounting Policy & Financial Transparency, U.S. Dept of the Treasury

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

Mrs. Kim Farington, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, FirstNet

Matthew Fitzsimmons
Dept. of Treasury

Ms. Megan L. Gaillard, CGFM
Director of Audit, Palm Beach County - OIG

Ms. Catherine X. Gao, CGFM
Auditor, GSA OIG

Ms. Teresa Grancorvitz
CFO, National Science Foundation

Mr. Kevin T. Greer, CGFM, CPA, CDFM, PMP
Vice President, CGI Federal

Mr. Tim Gribben, CPA
CFO and Associate Administrator for Performance Management, Small Business Administration

Ms. Linda Hamel
Supervisory Accountant, USDA NFAOC

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

Ms. Keila R. Hill
Accountant, USPTO

Mr. Benjamin R. Howe
Senior Management Analyst, Dept of Veterans Affairs - OIG

Mrs. Raquenel Jackson, CGFM
Accountant, Dept of Veterans Affairs

Ms. Katie Kirstein
Communications Coordinator, GrantSolutions

Ms. Kim R. Laurance
Director, Accounting and Finance Policy, Dept of Defense OUSD (C)

Mr. David A. LeBlanc, CGFM, CFS

Mr. Paul Lionikis
Agency Outreach, Crowe

Ms. Deborah Loveless, CGFM, CPA
Director, State of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Division of State Audit

Ms. Maribeth McCarthy
Vice President, Mastercard

Ms. Thalia J. Melendez
Director of Audit Services, NYS Education Department

Mr. Lealan Miller, CGFM, CPA
Partner, Eide Bailly LLP

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

Mr. Bert Nuehring, CPA
Partner, Crowe

Mrs. Chidilim Okonkwo, CGFM
Systems Accountant, NASA Headquarters

Mrs. Cynthia T. Osga, CGFM
Audit Specialist, State of Michigan, Department of Health and Human Services

Mr. Christopher S. Paslawski, CGFM
Supervisory Budget Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior

Mrs. Wendy M. Payne, MPA, CGFM, CPA
Executive Director, FASAB

Ms. Mary E. Peterman, MPA, CGFM, CPA
Deputy Chief, Finance and Procurement Office, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts

Miss Sonja C. Rimmer
Transportation, Lyft

Ms. Eva M. Robinson
Managing Director, Head of Public Sector, Treasury Services, JP Morgan

Mr. John L. Roland, Jr., CGFM, PMP
Vice President, MIL Corporation

Mr. Anthony P. Scardino, CGFM
Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO (Acting), U.S. PTO

Steven Shannon
Director, Partnership Marketing, IMA

Ms. Doreen Suzann Shute, CGFM, CPA
Managing Principal Industry, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

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

Ms. Marilyn D. Tenewitz
Deputy Auditor General, Florida Auditor General

Mr. Robert Joseph Tuccillo
CFO, Federal Transit Administration

Ms. Tracey Walker
Sr. Director Government Affairs, RSM US LLP

Mr. Reed V. Waller
Assistant Director, Financial Mgmt Initiatives, Department of Justice

Ms. Dorothy Margaret Walsh, CPA
Supervisor, MA Office of the State Auditor

Mr. Stephen B. Watson, CGFM,CPA,CMA,CIA
Senior Principal, TFC Consulting

Mr. Demetric Williams
Accountant, USDA Rural Development