Monday, August 24

Today's Sessions At-A-Glance

All times are shown in EDT. 

10:15 – 10:35 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks
  • Beth Pearce, President of NASACT and State Treasurer (VT)
10:35 – 11:25 a.m. Session #1
Leading Your Multigenerational Workforce Through Unprecedented Times
  • Lindsey Pollak, New York Times Bestselling Author and Multigenerational Workplace Expert
11:25 – 11:35 a.m.
10-Minute Break
11:35 – 12:50 p.m.
Session #2
State Government at Warp Speed
  • Martin Benison, Director State and Local Government, Accenture
  • William McNamara, Comptroller of the Commonwealth (MA)
  • Ryan Oakes, Senior Managing Director of Public Sector Practice, Accenture
  • V. Reid Walsh, Deputy Secretary for Human Resources and Management (PA)
12:50 – 1:00 p.m.  10-Minute Break
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.  Session #3
COVID-19 Relief Funding: Accounting, Compliance and Auditing Issues
  • Stephanie Palmertree, Director, Financial and Compliance Division (MS)
  • Sean Walker, Partner, CLA
1:50 – 2:50 p.m.  Lunch Break

2:50 – 4:05 p.m.  Session #4
Managing your Back-Office Systems in a Post COVID-19 World
  • Kirke Everson, Principal, Intelligent Automation Leader, U.S.
    Government and Public Sector, KPMG
  • Nadiuska J. Pringle, Financial Operations Branch Chief, D.C. Courts Budget and Finance Division
4:05 – 4:15 p.m.  10-Minute Break
4:15 – 5:05 p.m.   Session #5
Navigating the Muni Market During the Current Recession

Moderator: James MacDonald, First Deputy Treasurer, Office of State Treasurer (MA)
  • David Andersen, Managing Director, Head of Municipal Underwriting & Trading, Bank of America Securities
  • Sue Perez, Deputy Treasurer for Debt Management, Office of State Treasurer (MA)
  • James Pruskowski, Managing Director, Head of the Municipal Institutional & Wealth Management BlackRock

The NASACT Community

NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.