Thursday, August 27

Today's Sessions At-A-Glance

All times are shown in EDT. 

10:30 – 10:35 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks
  • Beth Pearce, President of NASACT and State Treasurer (VT)
10:35 – 11:25 a.m. Session #16
U.S. Policy Outlook: Risks and Impacts
  • Candida “Candi” P. Wolff, Managing Director and Head of Global Government Affairs, Citigroup
11:25 – 11:35 a.m.
10-Minute Break
11:35 – 12:50 p.m.
Session #17
Evaluating Modern Cloud Solutions for Building Resilient State Operations
  • Lynne Bajema, State Comptroller (OK)
  • Mark Betchey, Director, State & Local Strategy and Business Development, Oracle
  • Desiree McFadden, HRIS Cloud Services Supervisor (MT)
  • Matt Newman, Director, Strategy and Business Development, Oracle
  • Bob Sabo, ERP Cloud Program Lead, Oracle
  • Troy Wintersteen, HCM Cloud Strategic Program Lead, Oracle
  • Ginny Zukero, Information Technology Officer, City of Jacksonville (FL)
12:50 – 1:00 p.m.  10-Minute Break
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.  Session #18
The Next Generation Workforce: Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Employees
  • Lawrence Fitch, Principal Value Manager for Public Sector, Workday
1:50 – 2:50 p.m.  Lunch Break

2:50 – 4:05 p.m.  Session #19
GASB Update:  An Insider’s Look at the GASB
  • Joel Black, Chairman, Governmental Accounting Standards Board 
  • David Bean, Director of Research and Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Board
  • Kristopher Knight, Deputy Secretary of State (DE) and GASB Board Member
  • Dianne Ray, State Auditor (CO), and GASB Board Member
4:05 – 4:15 p.m.  10-Minute Break
4:15 – 5:05 p.m.   Session #20
Procure-to-Pay Cycle: How New York Turned Forward the Clock and Modernized its Business Process
  • Ed Bouryng, President, Metaformers
  • Brendan McClune, Project Manager, Office of State Comptroller (NY)

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.