In January 2019, Holly was named Govplace’s Chief Financial Officer, having previously served as both the Company’s Corporate Controller and Director of Finance for over four years. In this position, Holly is responsible for the financial stewardship of the Company, guiding the accounting, finance, treasury, tax, and risk functions to pursue the Company’s growth strategy. She is committed to serving as a strategic partner and advisor, managing financial risks and maintaining a high level of integrity and transparency.
Holly has dedicated her entire career to finance and accounting. After graduating from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, Holly spent the first 12 years of her career as an auditor for the public accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers. She left PwC as a Senior Manager, having audited both private and public clients out of the firm’s San Francisco, Sacramento, and Tysons Corner offices. Holly’s post-audit career lead her to the Washington, DC area, where she held a variety of management positions responsible for leading the accounting departments of several government contractors in the technology sector. These positions provided a platform for Holly to solidify her foundational skills in finance, allowing her to focus on improving internal controls, developing efficiencies in systems and procedures, and implementing corporate indirect rate structures. Throughout her nearly 20-year career in auditing, accounting and financial analysis, Holly has established a reputation for building excellent teams and for aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy.
Holly is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.