Government consulting
& outsourcing

You serve your constituents.
We will handle the paperwork.

Spend more time on achieving your goals and let us handle the routine tasks.

AGH's public sector team can handle almost any type of accounting or financial administrative task a public sector organization may need. Our professionals can provide governments and related entities of any size with cost-effective and customer-oriented solutions. By outsourcing these tasks, you can free up resources for the more pressing needs facing your organization and constituents.

See how our government consulting & outsourcing service can help your organization.
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Government consulting & outsourcing

Consider who benefits

State and local governments losing critical accounting and payroll staff and are unable to recruit the necessary experience and skillsets.

State and local governments looking to reduce costs and provide more value for their taxpayers' dollars.

State and local governments needing specialized expertise to help with audits or other one-off projects.

Consider the benefits

Access to high-level government financial strategy and expertise.

Access to skilled financial and accounting specialists with current training, technological support, and a dedication to client service.

Increase security and confidentiality of financial records and decision-making.

Provides backup to critical financial and accounting personnel during planned or unexpected absences.

Reduce the range of staff expertise required for routine financial administrative tasks.

How AGH's government consulting & outsourcing service can help your organization

AGH’s dedicated government outsourcing team of accounting, finance, HR, and technology professionals brings the right mix of experience and expertise to supplement your existing team. We can provide a wide array of services and service levels – from one-time reconciliation projects to performing accounting functions on a long-term basis and from developing policies, processes, and procedures to consulting on best practices.

We bring direct experience working as a government controller, treasurer, and auditors, including certified government financial managers (CGFM). We have built our team like a finance department with all levels of expertise, including finance directors, accounting clerks, and HR, payroll, and technology specialists. You determine the need, and we will put together the team with the right expertise.

Services tailored for local and state governments

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Mike Lowry

Senior Vice President
Assurance Services
Government, Not-For-Profit Industry Team Leader

Mike Lowry specializes in governmental and not-for-profit clients, leading the firm's industry team for these areas. Prior to joining AGH, Mike’s experience included nearly 20 years of financial and technology leadership positions in hospitality management and software companies.

Mike 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 Certified Public Accountants, 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 Annual Report reviewer for the GFOA.

Tara Laughlin

Vice President
Assurance Services
Government, Not-For-Profit Industry Team

Tara Laughlin, a public sector team audit vice president, focuses exclusively on serving governmental and not-for-profit entities. Her practice includes some of the largest local government entities in the central US.

Tara has earned the Certified Government Finance Manager credential from the Association of Government Accountants. She is an active member and presenter for the Government Finance Officers Association. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Tara earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accountancy from Wichita State University.