Gary McDonald Joins DHG as Director in the Government Contracting Practice

Tysons, Va., September 11, 2018 – Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG), a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce Gary McDonald has joined the firm as a Director in the DHG Government Contracting Practice. McDonald will help contractors meet compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and other government contracting requirements.

McDonald’s professional career includes more than 30 years of experience working in the government contracting as well as the aerospace and defense (A&D) industries. He has worked extensively in managing various areas of government contractor compliance and supporting his clients in matters involving claims and disputes. McDonald successfully helps his clients navigate mergers and acquisitions (M&A), identify and evaluate compliance audit risks as well as provide strategic advice regarding cost recovery and contractor organization restructures. Additionally, he speaks at industry events on government contracting compliance and M&A.

Brad Newkirk, Metro DC Managing Partner states,“We are excited to welcome Gary McDonald to the Metro DC Market. His unique background in the government contracting and A&D industries combined with his leadership and innovative ideas make him an excellent addition to our team. I am confident that he will make a lasting, positive impact at DHG and for our clients.”

McDonald has an MBA in Finance from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University.

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