This webinar will provide a brief overview of the various forms of contractual arrangement for construction projects, and will then dive into key contract provisions that will help promote cost transparency throughout the life of the project. The webinar will also discuss key cost control procedures for reviewing change orders, and to help prevent approval of unreasonable or disallowable costs and overbillings.
Director, Risk Advisory Services, RSM US LLP
David Luker has over 12 years of experience in public accounting including GAAP financial statement audit of construction contractors, construction contract compliance and cost recovery for large construction manager at risk and design build contracts, construction change order and claim analysis, construction litigation support, design and construction process reengineering and various other risk advisory services. Luker serves as RSM’s facilities and construction subject matter expert for the Southeast Region. Prior to joining RSM, Luker worked for a Big Four accounting firm in audit, and a regional accounting firm in audit, tax and consulting. In 2014, Luker was named among the Orlando Business Journal’s top 40 professionals under 40 years old.
Manager, Risk Advisory Services, RSM US LLP
Matt Blondell is a Manager and Construction Specialist in RSM’s construction risk advisory group where he is responsible for the execution of projects and supervision of staff, risks and controls, contract compliance services, risk management, business process analysis and forensic investigations. Blondell has been in public accounting for over seven years and his experience includes planning, supervising and executing closeout audits, contract compliance engagements, facilities and construction internal audits, and other consulting services for school districts, local and tribal governments, publicly traded entities, construction contractors and private equity clients throughout the country. Prior to joining RSM, Blondell worked as an external auditor at a regional accounting firm in North Florida.