Marie is a Senior Manager with Capital Edge Consulting, Inc. Marie’s areas of expertise include: Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), incurred cost submissions, forward pricing rate proposals, contract terminations, business system compliance reviews, policies and procedures development, indirect rate structure reviews, disclosure statements, cost impact models, DCAA audit support, cost engineering, construction-related claims, and litigation support.
Marie has more than 29 years of government contract cost accounting and compliance consulting as well as cost engineering, construction claims analysis and litigation experience in an array of industries that include pharmaceutical, defense, manufacturing, service, energy, and waste management. Utilizing her expertise in the construction industry, Marie serves clients of all size by providing accounting, contracts, compliance, and claims support. She has developed numerous incurred cost proposals for a wide variety of clients, ranging from very simple to very complex rate structures with mix of contract types. In addition, Marie has provided audit support to clients undergoing various DCAA audits. She has also managed large teams taking on complex projects. Marie has also developed termination proposals, forward pricing proposals and policies and procedures for both large and small contractors across a number of industries.
Prior to joining Capital Edge Consulting, Inc., Marie spent 12 years with a nationally recognized consulting firm, focused on government contracts and construction consulting. She also spent more than 10 years working with a boutique consulting firm specializing in construction-related claims and litigation support.
Affiliations and Publications
Marie is a Certified Cost Professional, member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) and a contributing author of two books, Government Contract Cost Accounting and Government Contract Audits and Compliance, and two National Contract Management Association (NCMA) articles on Government Contract Cost Accounting. Marie is also a contributor to Capital Edge’s newsletter and training programs.
Expertise and Areas of Focus
Specific areas of government contract consulting expertise include:
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Preparation of Incurred Cost Submissions
DCAA Audit Support
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
Forward Pricing Rate Development
Compliance Risk Assessments
Internal Controls and Business System Compliance
Disputes and Litigation Support
M.B.A Business Administration
Marie earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from LaSalle University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University.