Asela leads our Government Contracting Advisory Services practice and has over 20 years of experience assisting government contractors across a variety of industries including technology, aerospace, service providers, and manufacturing on regulatory compliance matters relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR); Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); 2 CFR 200; and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
He has extensive experience with performing DFARS business system compliance reviews, government contract readiness assessments, business process re-engineering, post integration business process harmonization, assisting with investigations, performing due diligence, and supporting Deltek, SAP, and Oracle transformations. He has also assisted clients in developing varying levels of indirect rate structures, led negotiations with cognizant agencies and provided litigation support, helped clients sustain indirect rates, and supported with preparing and reviewing incurred cost submissions.
Prior to joining MorganFranklin, Asela acquired a deep expertise in government contracting and consulting. This has included a leadership role at MITRE Corporation as a Director of Finance Transformation and Accounting Operations and as a Government Contracting Senior Manager at Deloitte.
Asela earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting from Slippery Rock University.