Dixon Hughes Goodman
Bill Walter, CPA, McLean, Virginia
Bill has over 25 years of experience helping companies identify and resolve issues associated with cost accounting and financial management systems. He has an extensive background in the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, and standards applicable to government contractors. His clients readily accept his recommendations since they are tempered by his thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, individual agency supplements to the FAR, the Truth in Negotiations Act and the Cost Accounting Standards and his experience with real business issues, systems and solutions. Bill’s work includes helping clients understand the requirements associated with Federal contracting, developing and implementing pricing strategies, indirect cost allocation solutions, developing accounting, estimating, procurement, project management and integrated system requirements for clients in various field such as manufacturing, health care, construction, energy and service industries. Bill started out his career as an auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). He was responsible for evaluating contractor submissions to ensure that they were based on current, accurate, and complete information and was prepared according to appropriate regulations. While with DCAA, Bill was responsible for implementing micro-computers and training his fellow auditors and administrative staff to use major application software packages. As a faculty member of the GWU Government Contracts Program and Federal Publication Seminars, he has developed and taught courses on Cost Reimbursement Contracting, Accounting for Cost on Government Contracts, A Manager’s Guide to EVMS, Defective Pricing - Hazards and Defenses, Government Contract Audits, Contract Pricing, Contract Performance Management Tools. He also presents to industry groups on current issues in the Federal procurement arena.
Elite Government Solutions
Susan Bryant, Silver Spring, MD
Elite Government Solutions, "Your bookkeeping solution for PROCAS”, is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. Elite Government Solutions services clients locally as well as nationally. Our professional team works with government contractors to help manage their financial data with high-level bookkeeping services Under the direction of Susan Bryant, our Senior Government Consultant, we offer the following services:
Regional Business Solutions
Amy Wareham, Crofton (nationwide via remote work)
Regional Business Solutions has been working with PROCAS for 10 years.
Ethical Solutions, Inc
Patti Van Buren, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Patti is owner and operator of Ethical Solutions, Inc., which provides specialized consulting services to government contractors for their accounting, auditing and finance needs. Patti was a Senior Auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and has worked with government contracts for over twenty years. As owner of Ethical Solutions, she has performed short and long-term Chief Financial Officer Services to government contractors in various industries. Patti has hands-on experience with various Accounting Softwares including over fifteen years with Deltek and six years with PROCAS. She has worked on numerous PROCAS implementations and currently provides Chief Financial Officer Services to several PROCAS clients. She has excellent knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Patti holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Throughout her career, she has held positions of Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Administrative Contract Manager with high growth government contractors in various defense specialties. Ethical Solutions, Inc. is a 100% women/veteran owned small business.
E. Cohen and Company, CPAs
Alex H. Brager, CPA, Rockville, MD
Develop a solid business and compliance foundation while building on profitable ideas! That’s ECC’s promise to government contractors. Alex Brager is our Government Contracting Services Group Partner. Alex has over 30 years of experience working with government contractors on their accounting, business, and compliance needs. This experience allows Alex to be considered a trusted advisor to his clients. He performs audits, reviews, compilations, collateral audits for banks, outsourced CFO services, litigation support, valuations, and forecasts. Additionally, Alex provides the following tax services: tax research, planning and compliance to individuals, C-corporations, LLC-corporations, S-corporations and Partnerships. Alex offers government contractors management consulting services which include strategic planning, business consulting, CAS and FAR compliance, incurred cost submissions, indirect rate calculations, cost proposal support, and assistance with the review, selection, implementation and conversion of accounting firm software. Contact Alex today for a complimentary meeting to discuss your accounting needs or to request a proposal for your next audited financial statements and tax returns.
"…Not only does PROCAS give excellent support but when DCAA was in for a system review our PROCAS Consultant was here too and helped me through the whole process. It went great and I’m thankful to have partnered with PROCAS."
Gale Williams, President
Entrusted Connections, Inc.
"…My PROCAS clients are able to breeze through DCAA audits. PROCAS has been very easy for my clients to learn and manage.
There are very few Government contractors in my area that can afford Deltek. It's so nice to be able to recommend PROCAS as an excellent solution for Government Contractors."
Patti Van Buren, President
Ethical Solutions, Inc.
"…We looked at Deltek, Great Plains, Platinum, and PROCAS. We selected PROCAS because we rated its capability the highest and happily, it turned out to be the most cost effective alternative. We recommend PROCAS to any government contractor considering a new accounting software package."
Jim Wright, Chief Financial Officer
The Leonard Resource Group, Inc.
"What I love most about the PROCAS hosted service is how easy it makes preparing my invoices each month. We switched from QuickBooks PRO to PROCAS and never looked back..."
Patricia Durkin, President
Syracuse Environmental Research Associates, Inc.
"Thank you PROCAS. I was informed by the DCAA Auditors that they reached a conclusion that our accounting system is in compliance with DCAA. He told me that our PROCAS based accounting system is in compliance with DCAA requirements based on their observation, demonstration and all the journals and ledgers they reviewed…”
CK Park, President & CEO
Nationwide IT Services, Inc.