2016 Public Sector Outlook
Top Concerns for Government Agencies and Not-For-Profits
What’s the perspective for the public sector in 2016? In the presentation below, AGH’s Mike Lowry will offer some of the top areas of concern for the public sector in 2016, and Brian Johnson will give tips on how you can help improve your organization’s cybersecurity.
Have a question? Contact us!
If you would like to receive the results of our industry survey, or to discuss other industry concerns, contact Mike Lowry using his information below. If you would like more information regarding risk management, or more specifically cybersecurity, contact Brian Johnson using his information below.
Assurance/Public Sector Team Leader
Mike Lowry specializes in governmental and not-for-profit clients. Prior to joining AGH, Mike’s experience included nearly 20 years of financial and technology leadership positions in hospitality management and software companies. He is a certified public accountant who has earned the designation of Certified Government Financial Manager from the Association of Government Accountants, and he is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Government Accountants. He is a frequent presenter and member of the Kansas, Missouri, and Great Plains Financial Officers Association, and serves as a CAFR reviewer for the GFOA.
Senior Vice President
Technology and Administration
Brian Johnson is an experienced technology executive and consultant with a proven track record of leadership in technology management. As a technology and business leader with more than 30 years of experience, Brian successfully leverages his technology background, business acumen, and people management skills to help organizations link innovative technology solutions to their strategy and mission. Brian’s technology experience and credentials are supplemented by his training as a certified public accountant.
Brian is a frequent speaker and advisor on technology developments and trends. A certified public accountant, he has extensive expertise in IT risk advisory services and has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified In the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), credentials as well as additional certifications in operations management, systems engineering, and solution development. Brian was named one of the Wichita Business Journal’s CIO of the Year honorees in 2015.