Ernest Almonte CGFM, CPA, CFE

2019-2020 AGA National President, AGA

Almonte is a partner at RSM, working in the Boston Not-For Profit/Public Sector Industry team. He is a firm-designated government, not-for-profit, litigation support, and higher education specialist with more than 37 years' experience. He has managed the audits of numerous public sector and not-for profit organizations and has provided technical assistance on accounting and financial reporting issues to these organizations. Prior to joining RSM, Ernie spent 16 years as the Rhode Island Auditor General, responsible for the state’s financial, performance and fraud audits. Ernie has provided training nationally on topics such as the Yellow Book, GASB and FASAB accounting standards, and fraud risks. He has served as audit committee chair in numerous organizations, including universities and the U.S. Department of Defense.