Mara Ash, CIA, CGAP, CGFM, CMRA; Senior Partner and CEO, has over 25 years of operational and audit experience in the government and private sectors, would be ultimately responsible for the execution of this contract, all work, reports and quality of services rendered. Her career includes senior finance and consulting positions serving government agencies at all levels of government – federal, state, and local. Her unique experience with both public and private sectors brings a wealth of knowledge and innovation which enables BFS to provide cost-effective, innovative solutions. Her expertise covers the crucial elements of business and financial operations that create strategic alignments, enhance transparency, cultivate sustainable growth, and ensure compliance.
She is a federal compliance and grants expert, with in-depth experience building programs and processes that align agency objectives with regulatory requirements. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), where she has held various leadership positions. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors Public Sector Audit Committee. Mara believes in success built on efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency. Her goal is to help organizations improve service delivery, ensure compliance, enhance transparency, and reduce costs.