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DCAA Overview and Incurred Cost Proposal Audit

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    Date:  November 16, 2023 

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PT)

    CLPs: 1.5

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    We value your input. Visit https://eval.dau.edu/jfe/form/SV_ePOtI66PnOCGn2K?EventID=1248  to access a short survey.  At the end of the survey, you can enter your email to request a certificate be sent to you which you can use to request the 1.5 CL points for this event. 

    Who Should Attend:  DoD Acquisition Community & Military Services

    Speaker:  Mrs. Stephanie Ballard, Ms. Katelyn Rigle, Ms. Kathy Hightower and Ms. Salesha Trussell

    Description:  During this session, experts from DCAA will discuss the following topics and their applicable tools:

    • DCAA Overview - Speakers -- Stephanie Ballard and Katelyn Rigle
      • Who we are, our Mission, Vision, and Values
      • Types of Audits and Services
      • How To Contact Us
      • Questions

     

    • Incurred Cost Proposal Audit - Speakers -- Kathy Hightower and Salesha Trussell
      • Overview of Audit Process
      • What Happens After Audit?
      • Notifications and Referrals
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    Stephanie Ballard

    Ms. Stephanie Ballard

    DCAA’s Chief of the Operations Audit Liaison Division

    Ms. Stephanie Ballard has over 17 years of experience with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).  She is the DCAA’s Chief of the Operations Audit Liaison Division (OAL) and manages a team of more than 40 financial liaison advisors (FLAs) and senior financial liaison advisors located at major buying commands across the country.  Ms. Ballard was the Senior Financial Advisor for the Army at Redstone Arsenal and has held various positions within DCAA’s various Regions and Corporate Audit Directorates. Ms. Ballard supervised a team of FLAs that provided primary support to the Army Contracting Command (ACC) Redstone.

    Ms. Ballard holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Ms. Ballard obtained Level III certifications in the DoD Financial Management and Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) – Auditing.

    Ms. Katelyn Rigle

    DCAA FLA for the Naval Supply Activity

    Ms. Katelyn Rigle is the DCAA FLA for the Naval Supply Activity (NSA), including NAVSUP Weapons Support Systems and Defense Logistics Agency (Troop Support and Aviation), all of which are located in Philadelphia and Mechanicsburg, PA. As an FLA, Ms. Rigle has been with the agency since 2009 and currently acts as a liaison between her buying commands and DCAA Field Audit Offices to provide audit, financial advisory services, and negotiation support. 

    Ms. Rigle graduated from Strayer University with a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Government Acquisition and King’s College in Wilkes- Barre, PA with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting. 

    Ms. Kathy Hightower

    Ms. Salesha Trussell

    Quality Assurance Auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

    Ms. Salesha Trussell is currently a Quality Assurance Auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and has over 19 years of government auditing experience.  In her current role, Salesha is responsible for performing post-issuance quality reviews of audits across the Agency for compliance with generally accepted government auditing standards and Agency policy, as part of DCAA’s robust quality control program.  Prior to obtaining this position in December 2022, Salesha was a Supervisory Auditor for eight years where she led a team of five to seven auditors performing various types of complex audits at two major Navy contractors.  She has held various other positions in the Agency, including Technical Specialist, Field Audit Office (FAO) Assistant for Quality, and temporary FAO Branch Manager.  Salesha graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration.  She also participated in post-graduate leadership courses at both the University of Tennessee and Harvard University.  Additionally, she holds a DoD Level II FM and Level III DAWIA certification. 


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