Adrienne Ferguson

CFO Academy

Academic Credentials: 
Bachelors of Science, Grambling State University
Masters in Public Administration, American University

Relevant Professional Experience: 
Prior to working at the IRMC, Ms. Ferguson was an Assistant Vice President in the Finance and Administration (F&A) Division at Yale University where she led the implementation of core and operational performance metrics for the F&A Division. Before joining Yale, she obtained extensive Federal government experience working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and the Department of Navy where she successfully led the implementation of several accounting and financial management initiatives related to financial management policy, financial reporting, data analysis, and financial systems to improve the effectiveness of finance and accounting operations. At NASA, Ms. Ferguson implemented and managed NASA’s first Working Capital Fund and she led NASA in complying with OMB Circular A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control, Appendix A, Internal Control over Financial Reporting. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her career accomplishments.

Courses:
The Changing World of the CFO (CFF)
Budgeting and Congressional Relations for Strategic Leaders (BCP)
Leadership for Risk Management, Internal Controls, and Auditing (RIA)
Policy for Resource Management (PRM)
The Future of Financial Reporting and Standards (FFR)