Speaking Engagement

GWSCPA 2023 Government Contracting Conference

calendar icon September 28, 2023

Join the Greater Washington Society of CPAs for their popular Government Contracting Conference. The conference will be hosted as a hybrid event, making the event available to professionals in both industry and public accounting firms nationally.

Gain the latest insights on current trends and hot topics from leaders of the contracting sector. Their deep experience in this industry will help you to navigate the changes happening in the sector, and hearing the experiences and practical guidance from your peers in this community means more now than ever before. The conference offers 8 CPE credits on topics ranging from industry wide updates to CFO panels offering insight gleaned from their unique experiences. This is an event like no other, brought to you by leaders in the Federal contracting space.

Be sure to join us as we cover these topics below.

M&A in Government Contracting

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 12:50 PM – 1:40 PM

Mergers and Acquisitions within the government contracting industry continue to occur. The compliance requirements for government contractors provide a unique set of challenges in accounting for M&A transactions.


Eric Poppe, CPA | Managing Director, Government Contractor Industry Practice, Cherry Bekaert

Accounting for Joint Venture and the SBA Mentor Protégé Program

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM

The SBA Mentor-Protégé programs for government contractors and Joint Ventures (“JV”) are strategic partnerships that can provide excellent opportunities to fuel growth for both small and large businesses – when done right. During this session, we will review the benefits, requirements, and best practices to properly account for joint ventures.


Brynn McNeil, CPA | Assurance Partner, Government Contractor Industry Practice, Cherry Bekaert