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James DeGenova

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James DeGenova
, PMP, CFE, is a senior manager at CohnReznick Advisory group-Government Services in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. For over 12 years, James has provided financial management, database creation and maintenance, development and testing of "next gen" IT applications and solutions, cost analyses, accounting, and consulting services to federal, state, and local government agencies and private companies. His technical knowledge of federal laws and regulations aids the Firm's leadership in pursuing additional business opportunities. James has also planned, executed, and managed numerous budgets for private corporations and has assisted with the creation, implementation, and management of several federal government-sponsored projects.

Presently, James coordinates integrity monitoring activities and oversees anti-fraud, waste and abuse initiatives for the State of New Jersey's Department of Community Affairs in its disaster recovery efforts to heal from Hurricane Sandy. Previously, James served as the compliance review monitor for HUD's Mark-to-Market (M2M) program; currently, he manages direct mortgage portfolios for M2M. His previous experience includes providing litigation consulting, forensic accounting, and project management support to the Department of Interior's Office of Historical Trust and Accounting in the single largest class action lawsuit levied against the federal government.

James has the unique ability to plan, implement, and manage large-scale government contracts, programs and database administration, IT support, and budgets while tempering risks, oversight, and resolving issues under strict time constraints. His success in pursuing and securing new Firm business opportunities is a result of his "ambassador-style" management approach which sets and maintains a positive tone throughout the lifecycle of each project he leads.

James has a B.A., Economics (with a Specialization in Financial Markets) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and holds the following certifications: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). Professional affiliations include the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is actively involved with District Sports, Soccer based non-profit who raises money and awareness through soccer leagues in the District of Columbia to promote community development. James can be contacted at  

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