Fed Talks podcast series

Beers with Brent No. 2: Risk aversion over a double India pale ale

Fed Talks is a series of audio episodes featuring current issues in government contracting, offering thoughtful, bite-sized insights with rotating guests from inside and outside Baker Tilly.

On the second installment of our Fed Talks miniseries edition: Beers with Brent, we discuss government risk aversion.  Questions addressed include:

  • Do we sense an atmosphere of risk aversion, and does that affect the relationship between the government and their contractors?
  • What is the distinction between conservatism and risk aversion?
  • What are some of the positive steps being taken by the government to show their trust in contractors, and what can contractors do to support?

This week’s beer: Minor Indiscretion

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About the producer

Andrew Graziano, Senior Consultant

Andrew has been with Baker Tilly for over 2 years and has spent that time working with government contractors on a wide variety of compliance matters.  In particular, Andrew has experience with incurred cost proposals, indirect rate modeling, price proposal preparation, cost impact analysis, and commercial sales practice disclosures. In his spare time, he produces and edits this Fed Talks podcast.

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Music Credit
Artist: Chael
Song: Sparks

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