Claire has provided consulting and advisory services since 2008 and has extensive audit management experience focused on providing consulting, internal audit, financial statement audit, and agreed upon procedure services to tax-exempt organizations including governments and governmental entities, Tribes and Tribal entities, not‐for‐profits, and hospitals.

Claire is experienced in government and not-for-profit operational accounting, financial systems, Uniform Guidance, grant compliance requirements, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).

Her experience also includes consulting services related to Provider Relief Fund (PRF) and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) programs including risk assessment, budgeting, resource allocation, and project management.

Claire advises her clients on economic and regulatory risks by identifying financial and non‐financial performance measures, formulating and communicating audit plans, and answering complex questions involving GAAP and GAAS issues.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
    (National Grants Management Association: AGT, April 2023)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Local Government Auditors
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Member, National Grants Management Association
  • Member, New Mexico Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BS, international relations and russian, West Chester University
  • MBA, accounting, University of New Mexico

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