Bill Walter, Director in DHG’s Government Contract Advisory practice, has over three decades of experience in the government contracting industry. Prior to joining the firm, Bill was an auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and held executive-level positions with one of the largest service providers to the Department of Defense.
Bill’s extensive background in the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, and standards applicable to government contractors includes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), individual agency supplements, and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). His experience and perspective provide DHG clients with sound guidance regarding real business challenges and a diverse portfolio of solutions.
Bill’s work includes helping clients understand the requirements associated with developing and implementing pricing strategies, indirect cost allocation solutions, developing accounting, estimating, procurement, project management, and integrated system requirements for clients in various industries including aerospace and defense, contingency contracting, logistics, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, construction, and professional services.
As a faculty member of the George Mason University (GMU) and the Public Contracting Institute (PCI) Government Contracts Program, Bill has developed and taught courses on many facets of contracting. In addition, Bill leads PCI’s “Trending Cost Issues” program, providing monthly updates on topics relevant to the Government Contracting industry. Bill is also a highly sought-after presenter on current topics to industry groups in the federal procurement arena.
Bill regularly writes articles on current industry trends for publications such as Government Contract Costs, Pricing & Accounting Report.