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GovCon Series: Industry Trends for Government Contractors

Jul 11 – Jul 12, 2019

Reston Association Conference Center

GovCon Series: Industry Trends for Government Contractors

Event Description:

Please join the GovCon Committee of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on July 11, 2019, for an informative and stimulating discussion on the preliminary results 2019 Gauge Report: Third Annual Industry Roadmap of Benchmarks and Trends for Government Contractors.  Use the GAUGE as a tool for growing your business regardless of size. It is especially useful as you move from small-to-large; sub-to-prime; or sole source to full-and-open.

You can view the 2018 results here.

Three panelists with significant experience in the industry will share their knowledge and expertise. We're looking forward to having Christine Williamson from CohnReznick, Chris Crowder from Unanet, and Sheila Andahazy from TekSynap join us.  Randy Jones from First Financial Group will moderate the panel. 
 
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About our Speakers:

 Sheila Andahazy, Vice President of Operations, TekSynap
Sheila brings over 30 years of demonstrated executive leadership and operational experience in managing Defense and Civilian Enterprise IT services and implementing successful business growth strategies.  Prior to joining, she was the Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions Division, at Capstone Corporation, an IT solutions and services provider. Before Capstone, she was the Vice President of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Defense Group’s Integrated Enterprise Services business unit managing a $150M per year operations that included the $20B ITES-2S IDIQ contract. Sheila’s current portfolio includes State and Local, Department of Commerce, and the US Army PEO EIS.
 
 Chris Crowder, VP of Strategic Accounts, Unanet
Chris has 20 years of experience leading enterprise-wide transformation efforts. He works with clients in a variety of industries and has deep expertise with project-based organizations within the government contracting and non-profit sectors. He develops and implements business, operational and IT strategies, and has led all aspects of practice development and account management. His areas of project experience include system implementation (package and custom), financial planning & analysis, IT strategy & governance, government contracts compliance, and program & project management. 

 Christine Williamson, Partner, CohnReznick
Christine Williamson is based in the Tysons, VA office and a member of CohnReznick’s Government Contracting Industry practice. She provides financial and accounting consulting and business services to a variety of clients, providing solutions to complex issues such as the development of indirect rate structures and tax ramifications of acquisitions. She is knowledgeable in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)and tax compliance issues and advises clients on financial and operational issues including monthly and year-end closings, financial statement reporting and maintenance, and federal and state tax preparation and planning.

 Randy Jones, Wealth Management Advisor, First Financial Group
Randy has been in the financial industry for 23 years and focuses on Wealth Management, Wealth Accumulation, Wealth Protection & Wealth Distribution, Cash Flow Planning, and Charitable Giving.