Marshelle Richardson

Chief Risk Officer, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, District of Columbia

Ms. Richardson was appointed the interim Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) in September 2014 and was officially appointed as the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in March 2015. Her primary focus is 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. She has more than 23 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 is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Certification and a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). She holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Financial Management, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In addition, she’s an active member of Association of Government Accountants (AGA) (Washington, DC Chapter)), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), ACFE, The Institute for Internal Controls (IIC), Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM), Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and serves as a GFOA-WMA Executive Board Member.


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