Patrick Fitzgerald, a formerÂ director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, has joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krauseâs government contractor advisory services practice.
Baker Tilly said Wednesday Fitzgerald brings more than three decades of government contracting, financial management and acquisition planning experience to the accounting firmâs GovCon practice.
Tony Fuller, government contractor advisory services team lead at Baker Tilly, said Fitzgerald will work to help carry outÂ the firmâs audit operations and helpÂ clients withÂ their decision-making processes.
During his five years at DCAA, the certified public accountant managed the agencyâs 5, 000 employees who provide financial advisory and audit services regarding contracts to procurement practitioners at the Department of Defense and civil agencies.
Prior to DCAA, he served as auditor general at the Army Audit Agency.
Fitzgerald is also a certified government financial manager and a certified information systems auditor.