Colleen has provided strategy, operations, and organizational consulting services to local, state, and Tribal governments; K-12 and higher education; private companies; utilities and energy; and not-for-profits since 2005.

Colleen’s areas of expertise include strategic planning, organizational development, leadership facilitation and coaching, governance consulting, performance audits, policy development, performance metric development and reporting, business process reengineering, strategic communications and reporting for decision makers, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • The Opportunity in ESG Consulting
    (Accounting Today Firm Growth Forum , May 2023)
  • Putting the “S” in ESG
    (Washington Society of CPAS (WSCPA), December 2022)
  • ESG Reporting & Assurance Panel
    (UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Annual Conference on Financial Reporting, June 2022)
  • People, Processes, and Technology: Challenges in a Remote Work Environment
    (Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO), April 2021)
  • How to Elevate Your Budget Process and Further Operational Goals
    (Oregon GFOA Conference, October 2021)
  • 21st Century Internal Audit
    (Transforming Local Government Conference, May 2020)
  • Reserve Policies and Practices
    (NACUBO Annual Conference , July 2019)
  • Strategic Budgeting for Boards
    (CalSAE Operations & Finance Summit, June 2019)
  • Hindsight is 20/20: Internal Controls and Risk Assessments
    (CalCPA Government Accounting and Auditing Conference, May 2019)

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair of the Board of Trustees, Humanities Washington
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Member, International City & County Management Association
  • Member, Project Management Institute
  • Member, Society for Corporate Governance


  • BA, english and political science, University of Michigan
  • Certificate, diversity and inclusion, Cornell University
  • MS, public policy and management, Carnegie Mellon University

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