Nicole Mitchell, CPA is a partner in Aronson’s Government Contract Services Group, where she specializes in accounting and financial issues impacting government contractors.
Nicole has a broad-based background in generally accepted accounting principles and cost principles related to government contractors, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). With in-depth knowledge of the key financial business systems and compliance risk unique to government contractors, Nicole provides consulting and accounting services in the areas of financial regulatory compliance, contract pricing, and complex cost accounting structures.
Nicole has been a guest speaker on various financial and government contracting topics for such organizations as the AICPA, MACPA, GWSCPA, VSCPA, and the Veteran Institute for Procurement. She co-authored a Thompson RIA reference manual for controllers, titled, “Doing Business with the Federal Government” and is a regular contributor to Aronson’s Fed Point blog.
Nicole actively participates in the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation. She is also a member of several professional organizations, including the AICPA, Professional Services Council and the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, Nicole was named an Emerging Leader at the GWSCPA’s Women to Watch Awards.
Nicole received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Frostburg State University and a masters in business administration from Mount Saint Mary’s College. Nicole is a licensed CPA in the State of Maryland and received an award from the State of Maryland for one of the highest scores on the CPA exam.