Marianne Evashenk

President
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Marianne Evashenk brings more than three decades of expertise serving the public sector. Prior to co-founding Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting in January 2000, Ms. Evashenk served as California’s Chief Deputy State Auditor for nearly a decade. She specializes in public policy, organizational development and management, governance and government regulation, budget and finance, performance measurement, and cost and rate studies. Ms. Evashenk earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy at California State University, Sacramento, and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Global Management Accountant, and Certified Government Financial Manager. Ms. Evashenk has served on a variety of national committees for the AICPA and National State Auditor’s Association, and currently is a Board member of CPM, a non-profit educational organization. She previously served as President and Trustee for Christian Brothers High School. Marianne@secteam.com

Kurt Sjoberg

Vice President & Board Chairman
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After serving 11 years as the California State Auditor and ten years as Chief Deputy Auditor General, Mr. Sjoberg co-founded Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting in 2000. He brings more than 40 years’ experience auditing federal, state and local government programs, is nationally recognized for contributions to government accountability, and served a four-year term on GAO’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards. Mr. Sjoberg’s specializations include finance, internal controls, procurement, construction, energy and grant compliance. Heearned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Armstrong University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He is a Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Construction Auditor, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Sjoberg is a past president of the National State Auditors Association, a lifetime board member of the Sacramento Association of Government Auditors, and an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He led the United Way campaign for the California Legislature and was instrumental in establishing a 5,000-player local youth soccer league serving as president, treasurer, coach, and referee. Kurt@secteam.com

Catherine Brady

Director
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Ms. Brady offers more than two decades of experience overseeing, managing and conducting performance audits, consulting engagements, feasibility studies, and financial audits and analysis at all levels of state and local government. Ms. Brady provides industry expertise in transportation, capital planning and construction, and Federal Grant administration and compliance. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accountancy and an MBA from California State University, Sacramento. Ms. Brady is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Construction Auditor, and Certified Global Management Accountant. Cathy@secteam.com

George Skiles

Director
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Since 2000, Mr. Skiles has dedicated his career to the independent evaluation of public agencies and programs, with the goal of increasing public transparency and accountability and providing practical solutions to improve service delivery. His experience in state and local government includes a broad spectrum of government responsibilities, programs, and operations. Mr. Skiles currently serves as the outsourced Chief Audit Executive for two local governments—the City of Elk Grove, California, and Snohomish County, Washington—in addition to performing audit and consulting services for a wide range of state and local governments. He has a M.A. in Sociology from California State University, Northridge; is a Certified Internal Auditor and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance; and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. George@secteam.com

Lynda McCallum

Director
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Ms. McCallum offers more than 15 years of experience managing and performing a wide array of large-and small scale local government and state level performance audits, program evaluations, operational reviews, rate studies, and financial analyses. In addition to her broad industry-wide experience, Ms. McCallum specializes in environmental and public safety and emergency services. She earned a MBA from California State University, Sacramento, with a specialization in Finance, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. She is also a Certified Governmental Financial Manager and Certified Government Audit Professional. Ms. McCallum is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Government Accountants. Lynda@secteam.com

Lien Luu

Manager
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Since 2005, Ms. Luu has managed and conducted performance audits, financial analyses, compliance audits, program evaluations, and business process assessments at all levels of government. She provides industry expertise in capital construction oversight, project management best practices and benchmarking as well as federal procurement rules, and public transportation performance measurement. Ms. Luu earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentration in international business and emphasis on finance from California State University, Sacramento. She is a Certified Construction Auditor and member of the National Association of Construction Auditors, Association of Government Accountants, and Project Management Institute. Lien@secteam.com

Nicole Dyer

Manager
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Since 2005, Ms. Dyer has been providing financial analysis, consulting and training services, and managing and conducting performance audits. Ms. Dyer has a wide breath of experience spanning a variety of public entities, program areas, and functions of government. She provides industry expertise in federal grant management, healthcare, higher education, public transportation, and capital construction project management. Ms. Dyer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in financial services from San Diego State University and a MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Management from the Western Governors University. She is a Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Government Audit Professional, and a Certified Construction Auditor. Ms. Dyer is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, National Association of Construction Auditors, and Project Management Institute. Nicole@secteam.com

Mashariki Lawson

Senior Consultant
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Since 2008, Ms. Lawson has been leading and conducting audits and consulting engagements. She provides industry expertise in contract compliance reviews, benchmarking, and compensation and classification surveys. Ms. Lawson obtained a B.A in Economics from California State University Sacramento and is a Certified Government Auditing Professional. Ms. Lawson is involved in variety of profession and community volunteer activities, including being a member of the Academic Relations Committee with the Institute of Internal Auditors, Sacramento Chapter. Mashariki@secteam.com

Robert Evashenk

Senior Consultant
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Since 2005, Mr. Evashenk has been supervising and conducting complex data analysis on a wide variety of engagements. Mr. Evashenk provides expertise in data security, emergency response services, and human resources. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis on Statistics, from the University of California, Davis. Mr. Evashenk is a Certified Government Auditing Professional and also completed a Human Resources Management certificate program at the Sacramento State College of Continuing Education. Roberte@secteam.com

Michael Nash

Associate Consultant
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Since 2010, Mr. Nash has been providing public sector research and policy evaluation and auditing services. Mr. Nash provides expertise in forecasting, data modeling, project planning, and resource analysis. Mr. Nash has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Montana, Master of Public Policy from Oregon State University, and has completed post-graduate coursework in American Politics and Research Methodology at the University of California, Davis. Michael@secteam.com

Casey Albert

Staff Consultant
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Since 2013, Mr. Albert been working in state government operations, providing legal services, and conducting performance audits. He provides industry expertise in public policy and law. Mr. Albert has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from the University of California, Davis; a Master of Public Policy and Administration Degree from California State University, Sacramento; and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of the Pacific—McGeorge School of Law. Casey@secteam.com

Madeleine Champagne

Staff Consultant
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Ms. Champagne began her professional career in 2014 working in the public sector, and has experience in human resource management, classification and compensation, financial analysis, grant administration, transportation, public safety, workload and staffing analysis, and data science. She provides expertise in data analysis and statistics, grant management, and environmental and public safety. Ms. Champagne earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from California State University Sacramento. Maddie@secteam.com

Todd Thompson

Staff Consultant
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Since 2015, Mr. Thompson has been conducting performance audits, data analysis, and working in the healthcare industry. He provides expertise in capital planning and construction, contract compliance, and healthcare. Prior to that he coached Division I volleyball at the University of San Francisco. Mr. Thompson has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego. Todd@secteam.com