As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Harper oversees finance, contracts, human resources, payroll, and security. She brings 30 years of experience in the accounting field with both public and private sector organizations. Ms. Harper ensures that AHA is compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Defense Contract Management Agency, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Internal Revenue Service, and numerous state and Federal agencies.
Ms. Harper began her career with AHA in 2008 when the organization had just 15 employees. She was promoted to Finance Manager in 2010, to Vice President of Finance and Contract Compliance in 2014 and to her current position in 2019. Before starting her career at AHA, Ms. Harper had a wide range of experience starting in public accounting and then moving to the private sector. She provided accounting leadership to a number of small businesses including construction, architecture, engineering, and Federal contracting.
Ms. Harper has extensive knowledge in government accounting requirements, which has allowed AHA to experience continued growth in an industry that must remain compliant in these areas. Ms. Harper’s experience and accounting expertise allows AHA to remain a competitive force in the Federal contracting arena.