Whittemore: Defense financial pros optimistic in face of challenges

Defense Department financial management professionals would have every reason to feel a lot of pressure and pessimism about their jobs, with budgets shrinking and sequestration looming again. But they’re optimistic about the future, according to data in new research from the American Society of Military Comptrollers and Grant Thornton Public Sector. Ariane Whittemore is Director of Security and Defense for Grant Thornton Public Sector, and former Assistant Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources for the Marine Corps. She talked about the research on National Defense Week.

Ariane Whittemore, Grant Thornton, on National Defense Week

Image from cover of “Survey of Defense Financial Management Professionals

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