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Management Concepts is a long-time supporter of AGA, an organization dedicated to Advance, Grow and Accelerate the careers of financial-related professionals while also focusing on government accountability and transparency. Our enlightening conversations with members at AGA conferences and training events ensure that Management Concepts consistently provides solutions to meet the challenges and needs of financial management professionals.



AGA Professional Development Training

July 14-17, 2024 | Denver, CO

Management Concepts is looking forward to seeing the members of the AGA financial management community at the 2024 Professional Development Training (PDT) in Denver, CO.

Attend Our Session

Date: Tuesday, July 16th
Time: 10:00-10:45 AM

"Preparing the Next Generation of Government Leaders"

Curious about innovative ways agencies are preparing the next generation of leaders?

Join us for our special session "Preparing the Next Generation of Government Leaders" presented by Scott Boozer, Director, School of Federal Leadership Excellence (SoFLE). We'll explore what skills and capabilities leaders need to thrive in the future, traits of effective government leaders, the paradoxes of leadership, and immersion programs built on developing the whole person.


Visit Our Booth

Look for us at booth #221 in the exhibit hall to explore our wide range of new and updated courses customized to boost your expertise in Financial Management. Management Concepts offers training and certification programs to enhance your professional development, check out our Federal Financial Management Certificate Programs. Explore our new courses in complimentary domains like Analytics and Grants . Our focus on internal control and audit processes ensures that you stay current and well-equipped for success.

Federal Financial Management Instructor and SME Opportunities

Management Concepts is currently recruiting individuals experienced in federal financial management and related fields to work on a contract basis as instructors, subject matter experts, and to support client engagements.

Visit our booth onsite to speak to our Instructor Recruitment Manager for details. Download the overview or visit our Careers page.


Meet Our Staff

Stop by our booth to discuss options available to enhance your career and help your organization achieve its mission.

Steve Maier

Steve Maier

Tom Devine

Tom Devine
Product Management Director,
Financial Management

Ray Valenzuela

Ray Valenzuela
Strategic Account Executive

Scott Boozer

Scott Boozer
Director, School of Federal Leadership Excellence

Ashleigh Johnson

Ashleigh Johnson
Account Development Manager

Vera Medici

Vera Medici
Senior Marketing Manager, Partnerships & Events

Julaiti Nilupaer

Julaiti Nilupaer
Event Operations Specialist

Rob Halgas

Rob Halgas
Executive Director, Resource Management



AGA Professional Development Training

July 23-26, 2023 | Orlando, FL

It was so nice see everyone again as members connected and attended sessions in person and virtually.

Read the recap “AGA PDT 2023: The Sunshine State” on the blog >>
View event photos on Facebook >>


AGA ERM Workshop

April 18, 2023, 2023 | Washington, DC

Management Concepts was proud to sponsor the AGA ERM Workshop. This Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)-focused event will included presentations, facilitated table discussions, and interactive participation and Q&A amongst experts and attendees. Look for the executive summary coming soon.  

Management Concepts ERM-related Courses:

AGA-ERM 2023

AGA Technology & Transformation Summit

December 8, 2022 | Washington, DC & Virtual

Management Concepts was proud to support AGA TTS 2022 as a Bronze Sponsor at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, where attendees had the opportunity to stop by our exhibit booth and learn more about our many new courses and expansive training and continuing education opportunities for financial management professionals. 

View event photos on our Facebook page >>

AGA TTS 2022

AGA Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training

September 20–21, 2022 | Washington, D.C. & Virtual

Management Concepts exhibited in person and online at Fraud 2022, welcoming an intimate crowd onsite and several hundred additional attendees online. Whether at our virtual or in person exhibit booth, visitors had the opportunity to talk to our knowledgeable staff and learn about our newest courses in fraud-related issues – including internal control, enterprise risk management, grants-related fraud, and analytics.  

Read the recap "Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: AGA Fraud ’22" on the blog >>

View event photos on our Facebook page >>

Fraud 2022

AGA Professional Development Training

July 17–20, 2022 | Anaheim, CA & Virtual

Management Concepts was pleased to exhibit in person and online at the 2022 AGA Professional Development Training (PDT), sharing information on our newest courses in financial management, grants, analytics, new technologies, and other topics of interest to FM professionals.

Read the recap on the blog >>

View event photos on our Facebook page >>

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AGA National Leadership Training

February 23-24, 2022 | Washington, DC

Management Concepts was pleased to reconnect in person with the financial management community at the AGA National Leadership Training (NLT).

Read the recap “AGA NLT: Moving Forward” on the blog>>

View event photos on our Facebook page >>

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Technology & Transformation Summit

November 18, 2021 | Virtual

Management Concepts is dedicated to supporting government financial management professionals in making a difference in the workplace and in their careers with cutting-edge training courses and professional development opportunities.


AGA Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training 2021

September 21-22, 2021 | Virtual

Management Concepts was pleased to return as an exhibitor to Fraud 2021. The inspiring tone of the 2021 conference energized all attendees, and underlined the important role of government financial management professionals in preventing fraud, waste, and misuse of government funds.

Read the recap “AGA Fraud 21 – A Brighter Outlook” on the blog>>


AGA Professional Development Training 2021

July 19-21, 2021 | Virtual

AGA again “Set the Stage” for timely and informative training at the 2021 PDT. Though we weren’t all able to meet in Nashville as planned, the financial management community came together through a highly interactive experience that combined education and entertainment for a great virtual conference experience.

Find out more on the blog >>

View event photos>>


AGA National Leadership Training 2021

February 24–25 | Virtual

Management Concepts exhibited at the first virtual National Leadership Training, sharing our latest developments in financial management and leadership training.

Among the new initiatives, Management Concepts and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) partnered on a new generation of leadership development solutions designed specifically for the U.S. federal government marketplace. This comprehensive suite of Leadership & Management  offerings can take candidates from refining basic skills to excelling in an SES role.


AGA Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training 2020

September 23–24, 2020 | Virtual

The 2020 IC&FPT offered a sobering reality of the massive amount of fraud in the wake of COVID-19 relief efforts. Read our recap blog for detailed insights.

At the Management Concepts virtual booth, we shared information on our 30 courses — all available online — in multiple topic areas affected by the need for internal control and fraud prevention, including financial managementacquisition and contractinggrants and assistanceproject and program management, and leadership and management.

Opening Plenary

AGA Professional Development Training 2020

July 20–22, 2020 | Virtual Conference

Management Concepts once again exhibited at the AGA Professional Development Training, in an all-virtual format.

Read the conference recap on our blog >>

AGA PDT Opening Plenary

AGA National Leadership Training

Washington, DC | February 12-13, 2020

Management Concepts was proud to exhibit at the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) 2020 National Leadership Training in Washington, DC, supporting financial management professionals in their leadership and career advancement.

Several key points we shared with attendees concerned our fully updated audit suite aligned with the 2018 GAO Yellow Book. We also highlighted our open enrollment training available to help CGFM® candidates prepare for the three examinations, as well as courses available that provide CPE credits for maintaining certification.

Visit our Financial Management webpage for additional information and course listings.


1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 12, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication of all of our partner organizations- including AGA- by hosting our first ever partnership appreciation event. All members of our partner organizations were invited to attend and enjoy an evening of refreshments, networking, and festivities, all while supporting a good cause. This year we selected So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.) raising money and collecting the much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items they need to fight homelessness and poverty.


AGA Professional Development Training

July 21-24, 2019

Management Concepts was proud to return to AGA’s annual National Professional Development Training in New Orleans, LA. We welcomed hundreds of attendees to our booth, handing out information on our financial management training courses, and our many other training topics to cultivate well-rounded professional development.

We also handed out information on our complimentary webinars, “Agency Operations in the Absence of Regular Appropriation Bills (The Do's and Don'ts of Conducting Business During a Continuing Resolution)” and the “Fiscal Year-End Webinar.” Download the recordings in our Resource Library.


AGA National Leadership Training

Feb 27-28, 2019

Management Concepts returned to exhibit at the AGA National Leadership Training in Washington, DC, highlighting our partnership with AGA as an official provider of CGFM Certification and CPE training.

Read the recap blogs from previous AGA events in our Financial Management blog.