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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman published in NCMA’s 2020 article “The…

What makes a great contracting professional?   FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman, explores this question and makes the case for acquisitions professionals to diversify their skills to benefit their organizations and career growth in a January 2020 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) article titled “The Well-Rounded Contracting Professional.” In his book......

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FI Consulting Named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the…

Arlington County, VA, January, 16, 2020— Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized FI Consulting with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside 1,366 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America. By kicking off the New Year alongside 153 new and renewing BFBs, FI......

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Former Federal CFO Tom Coleman Joins FI Consulting

Former Federal Financing Bank CFO to help expand adoption of FI’s Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) solution and lead FI’s growing Federal Acquisition and Financial Management practice. ARLINGTON, November 7, 2019 – FI Consulting announces that former federal executive Tom Coleman has joined the company as its Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader. Coleman most recently served......

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Acquisition and Spend Planner 2.0

FI Consulting Releases Version 2.0 of Acquisition and Spend Planner…

Version 2.0 adds Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and intelligent automation features to streamline the acquisition planning process and empower scenario-based, acquisition portfolio planning. ARLINGTON, VA – September 12, 2019 – FI Consulting (FI) today announced the release of Version 2.0 of its Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP), a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that helps Federal agencies......

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No Budget Left Behind

FI Insight Featured in AGA Journal

FI Consulting thought leaders Robert Silverman and Scott Inderbitzen along with Tom Coleman, former CFO of the Federal Financing Bank, collaboratively authored a feature article for the Spring 2019 AGA Journal. The article, “No Budget Left Behind” provides insight on how collaborative acquisition planning, better visibility, and the right technology can beat the end-of-year blitz.......

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CECL Validation

Keys to CECL Validation Success in 2019

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING At present, financial institution SEC filers are busy building and testing their internal models and processes to calculate reserves under the new current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. The industry is entering a critical phase for teams to validate loss models and aggregate, analyze, and share preliminary results with......

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Modeling Severity Under CECL

BY BEN MURRELL, FI CONSULTING As many financial institutions enter into CECL parallel runs in 2019, they need to have a solid handle on their loss forecasting model inputs. To ensure compliance with the standard, regulators and auditors will be scrutinizing these inputs and assumptions, including severity, or loss given default (LGD). Regardless, whether a......

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FI Consulting Releases Acquisition And Spend Planning Solution

Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) empowers collaborative planning, management, and end-to-end visibility of agency procurement pipelines to avoid end of fiscal year contracting bottlenecks commonplace across the federal government. ARLINGTON, VA – October 17, 2018 – FI Consulting is pleased to announce the release of its Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to......

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Managing Profitability Under CECL Through Loan Pricing (Part 2)

BY BEN MURRELL, FI CONSULTING Part 2: Applying the Conceptual Loan Pricing Framework to CECL As organizations implement CECL, a key question is how CECL estimates should factor into loan origination and pricing decisions. In Part 1 of this series, we illustrated the mechanics of pricing with a hypothetical loan. In Part 2, we use......

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Managing Profitability Under CECL Through Loan Pricing (Part 1)

BY BEN MURRELL, FI CONSULTING Part 1: Defining a Conceptual Framework for Loan Pricing Background As organizations implement CECL, a key question is how CECL estimates should factor into loan origination and pricing decisions. Linkage is important because CECL will require that expected losses be reserved at time of origination. Correctly pricing in new reserves......

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