Omar Hawa serves a wide range of clients from fast-growing private companies to large international publicly traded companies specializing in complex transactional challenges in accounting, finance and business operations. Among other focuses, his portfolio includes hands-on experience in IPO readiness, financial reporting process design and improvement, finance transformation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations, audit readiness, technical accounting, and internal control (Sarbanes-Oxley) compliance. In recent years, Omar has advised several multi-billion dollar companies in the aerospace and defense industry through the full M&A lifecycle particularly in post-merger process and system integration challenges. Prior to joining MorganFranklin, he served in an internal controls role at Black Entertainment Television (BET), a Viacom company and worked in Big Four public accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Business Management and a minor in Economics from George Mason University.