Marshelle Richardson

Title: Owner/Event Manager, Beyond Perfection Consulting, LLC

Marshelle Richardson has more than 27 years of professional work experience in the areas of accounting, audit support, readiness and remediation, risk management, account reconciliation, training and development, process improvement research and analysis, financial accounting and reporting.

Ms. Richardson was appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) in March 2014.

She is responsible for the identification, assessment and mitigation of risks across the OCFO and ensuring that the organization is in complete compliance with District of Columbia government regulations and guidelines.

Marshelle holds a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Certification and is a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). She also has a Master of Business Administration degree in Financial Management, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

She is an active member of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) (Washington, DC Chapter)), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), the Institute for Internal Controls (IIC), the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM).

Marshelle is a board member and program chair for the Washington, DC chapter of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). She is also the owner and director of Beyond Perfection Consulting, LLC. This company specializes in event management and offers a creative and unique approach to developing every event.