Webinar: Gauging Your Company's Success with the GAUGE Report

Are you interested in learning where your business is compared to your competitors?

Do you wonder which areas need improvement?

Benchmarking is an important mechanism to see where a business is excelling and where there is room for improvement.

Now in its 5th year of publication, the GAUGE report is utilized by government contractorss to compare their finances, practices, and business to their competition and determine areas of improvement. 

The report is based on the GAUGE Survey launched by CohnReznick and their partner Unanet to poll contractors in five main areas of Government Contract Compliance, Accounting, Utilization, Growth, and Efficiencies, and the report contents helps companies streamline operations increase effectiveness and efficiency.

Come and join us on May 25th, at 12:30 pm EST for an in depth discussion with Christine Williamson and Jeff Shapiro from CohnReznick to learn more about the report and get a sneak peek at the expectations for the 2021 results

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Our Speakers:

Christine Williamson, Partner

Government Contracting Industry Practice, 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.

Christine is highly experienced with Deltek accounting software products for both small and large companies and often serves in an advisory capacity for companies that are interested in customizing and incorporating the Deltek system. She was instrumental in forming WJTechnologies to offer software implementation and consultation to clients using the GCS Premier Deltek product as well as becoming the first alliance network partner with Deltek. Christine provides training on Deltek’s accounting products and government contracting regulations both internally and for clients.

She was named 2020 Business Partner of the Year by Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC).

Jeff Shapiro, Partner

Government Contracting Advisory and Regulatory Assurance, CohnReznick

Jeffrey (Jeff) Shapiro, CPA, is a Partner in the Firm’s Government Contracting Industry Practice.  He provides an extensive range of advisory services for government contractors, including FAR/CAS compliance, indirect cost rate structuring, proposal pricing, and final incurred cost proposal compliance.  Through his prior experience as a senior-level contract auditor and Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for a Federal agency and as a Chief Financial Officer of a small Federal Government IT contractor, Jeff acquired working knowledge of FAR/contract compliance, allocability and allowability issues, disclosure statement requirements, and DCAA audits.

Jeff currently works on behalf of several government agencies to conduct a variety of pre-award and post-award contract audits, to include business systems reviews, incurred cost audits and support for competitive source selection procurements.  In addition, he also advises government contractors on creating and enhancing internal controls related to business systems and preparing for incurred cost and other government (DCAA/DCMA) audits. 

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