Jennifer Rettelle



Jennifer is a Director of Operations with Capital Edge Consulting, Inc. Jennifer’s areas of expertise include Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) compliance, Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs), estimating system reviews, contract administration, forward pricing rate development, incurred cost submission preparation, cost proposal development, billing and finance support, and Davis-Bacon Act compliance.

Jennifer has worked closely with government contractors, ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 500 companies, to develop the business processes and internal controls necessary for efficiency and precision in day-to-day activities for various levels of accounting, compliance, and contracting personnel. Her experience includes leading and implementing compliance risk assessments, accounting,  estimating and purchasing system reviews, disclosure statements, contract audits, system implementation for billing and timekeeping, business system and desktop policy manuals, cost proposal support, preparation of incurred cost submissions, and Davis Bacon and Copeland Act risk assessment audits and interviews.

Jennifer has developed detailed cost estimates and provided pricing support for proposals in excess of $150M. She has developed CAS Disclosure Statements and supported the remediation efforts of identified CAS noncompliance areas. Jennifer has supported a multi-billion dollar international organization with the implementation of compliance monitoring functions, policies and procedures, incurred cost proposals, provisional rate development, and compliance training

Affiliations and Publications

In addition to supporting the development of Capital Edge Consulting’s customized client training, Jennifer is a member of the Professional Services Council and the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA).

Expertise and Areas of Focus

Specific areas of government contract consulting expertise include:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) Compliance
  • Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs)
  • Estimating System Reviews
  • Contract Administration
  • Forward Pricing Rate Development
  • Davis-Bacon Act Compliance
  • Compliance Risk Assessments
  • Disclosure Statements
  • Contract Audits
  • Preparation of Incurred Cost Submissions
  • Copeland Act Risk Assessment Audits
  • DCAA Requirements

B.A. Business Administration
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing at Alma College in Alma, Michigan.