ZAI is pleased to welcome Ms. Monica McClendon, CPA, CGMA, to our executive team. As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Ms. McClendon has oversight of all corporate financial functions, including budgeting, financial and tax planning, and contracts; and directly assists senior management with all strategic and tactical matters related to financial management.
Ms. McClendon is a results-oriented professional with a multiple-decade track record of success in the finance and accounting industry. Her most recent experience was as the Corporate Controller with Jefferson Consulting Group, where she was responsible for all accounting and financial operations. Prior to that, she was with Versar, Inc., where she played a key role in proposal costing and corporate financials and accounting. Previous experience was gained at KBR, Inc., The QED Group, LLC, and other government contractors.
Ms. McClendon holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix, a BS in Accounting from Lincoln University, and a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University’s School of Business. In addition, she is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). She is a member of the AICPA, VSCPA and the National Society of Accountants. In her free time, Ms. McClendon enjoys traveling to beach destinations and listening to live jazz music.