Nicole Burkart CGFM

Assistant Director, GAO

Nicole McGuire Burkart is an Assistant Director in GAO’s Financial Management and Assurance team. She leads the information system controls assessments performed in connection with multiple GAO financial audits. She is also involved in the maintenance of GAO’s audit methodologies and led the recent efforts to revise FISCAM. Ms. Burkart is a CPA and CGFM. She received a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from Elmira College. Ms. Burkart served on the AICPA Attestation Standards Task force to clarify the attestation standards, supporting the issuance of SSAE No. 18, Attestation Standards: Clarification and Recodification, and SAS No. 130, An Audit of Internal Control Over Financial Reporting That Is Integrated With an Audit of Financial Statements. Ms. Burkart is also an alumnus of the AICPA’s second annual Leadership Academy, Class of 2010.