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 as Chief Financial Officer of the Federal Financing Bank (FFB), where he led operations, lending, and policy execution for the FFB’s $77 billion portfolio of federally guaranteed loans.
Mr. Coleman will have responsibility for leading the strategy and expansion of FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice. His immediate focus will be to accelerate the adoption of FI’s Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) solution, as well as successful delivery of FI’s growing portfolio of procurement and financial management solutions.
“Tom’s unique combination of procurement and financial management expertise and proven success leading federal technology and organizational transformation initiatives will help us build on the success of our expanding portfolio of innovative solutions and lasting results we deliver to our acquisition and financial management customers,” said Robert Silverman, Managing Director of FI Consulting’s Platform Solutions.
“Improving federal operations and procurement has long been my passion,” said Coleman. “I am excited to work with the team at FI Consulting to bring to market the types of solutions that were desperately needed when I worked in government.”
Prior to his role as CFO of the FFB, Coleman served as the FFB’s Director of Operations, where he led the agency’s procurement, reporting, legislative, and human resources functions. Among Coleman’s many accomplishments during this time was his development and execution of a plan to grow and reorganize the agency’s workforce. He also was the executive sponsor for a successful modernization of FFB’s core lending and accounting system.
From 2009 to 2013, Coleman worked for the Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Stability (OFS) where he served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Financial Agents, overseeing policy, engagement, and performance management of financial institutions engaged by Treasury under its Other Transaction Authority—the Financial Agent Authority. Mr. Coleman entered federal service as an Analyst and Contracting Specialist with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OOC).
Coleman received his Juris Doctorate from George Mason’s Antonin Scalia School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from American University. He resides in Sterling, Virginia with his wife and son.
About FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP)
FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) is a powerful COTS application that allows program, procurement, and budget officials to obtain better clarity into their procurement pipeline and enhance the quality and efficiency of acquisition planning and pre-award activities. Built to easily configure to any agency’s environment, ASP is a “low-code” solution that helps customers quickly deliver results in the form of time-savings, management visibility, and cross-functional collaboration. FI’s ASP is built on Microsoft’s FedRAMP certified Power Platform, with native integration to Microsoft Office applications and APIs to integrate with agency budget finance, and procurement systems.
About FI Consulting
FI Consulting (FI) delivers solutions that help government agencies and commercial financial institutions gain better information, make insightful and substantiated decisions, manage risk, and improve performance. FI’s approach applies data, analytics, modeling, and technology through agile, customer-centric principles that recognize the complexities of our clients’ businesses as well as leading practices. Learn more at www.ficonsulting.com and join the conversation @FI_Consulting.