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 this episode of Fed Talks, we discuss how contractors or recipients of assistance awards (grantees) can assess their organizational risks and improve internal controls when faced with the imposition of an Administrative Agreement. Baker Tilly subject matter specialists Patrick Fitzgerald and Delaney Gordon dig into this topic, and further discuss how organizations can get out in front of the government’s concerns to address issues early and efficiently. Questions addressed include:
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Patrick Fitzgerald, Director
Pat has more than 35 years of experience in government auditing and acquisition, including expertise in enhancing the cost effectiveness of business operations, resolving compliance challenges, improving business system effectiveness, conducting internal investigations, preparing for negotiations, and improving relationships between contractors, auditors and contracting officers. He is the former director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) for the Department of Defense (DoD) where he oversaw the agency’s $600 million budget and the 5,000 professionals providing contract audit and advisory services.
Delaney Gordon, Manager
Delaney has more than six years of experience providing government contracts advisory and federal consulting services, working with a variety of clients, including non-profits, government contractors, and federal agencies. She specializes in government compliance and risk management. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, she worked for a professional services firm in their public sector advisory practice.
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.