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John Glass


Mr. Glass is the Managing Principal and founder of RM Advisory Services LLC.   He a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of audit and accounting experience, including extensive experience with Big Four accounting, mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, SEC compliance and the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance process. His consulting experience includes substantive involvement with six IPOs in his career, the development and implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance programs, reengineering financial systems to shorten the month-end close cycle, financial modeling, M&A support, and other financial planning projects.

John’s background includes international business experience in Canada, Australia, Europe, Russia and Eastern Europe. He served as a Director of Merger & Acquisitions for the aviation services group of a $3 billion publicly traded aerospace firm and spent 11 years in the audit practice of Ernst & Young LLP.   He is experienced audit partner and is responsible for overseeing services to Department of State, Department of Homeland Security, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense and other Federal agencies.   Mr. Glass holds a Masters of Business Administration from York University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Shawn Chen

Mr. Chen is a Principal at RM Advisory Services LLC and leads the Government Contracting Services practice. He has more than 25 years of experience in managing finance and accounting operations. At RM Advisory Services, Mr. Chen’s expertise includes growth and profitability strategies, accounting system implementations, managing financial health for clients, and being a trusted advisor that interacts  with outside auditors, banks and other financial matters on behalf of the clients.

Prior to joining RM Advisory Services, Mr. Chen has been a CFO for multiple government contractors in the Washington DC metro area that include Williams Adley & Co, LLP, Thomas & Herbert Consulting, System High Corporation and has also served as VP of client services at NeoSystems Corporation. His responsibilities included managing day to day finance and accounting operations, DCAA compliance, incurred cost submissions, improving technology, operations as well as improving corporate financial health and cash-flow. Mr. Chen attended the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and is an active volunteer in helping the homeless in Washington DC. He is an avid golfer and has 2 daughters that enjoy playing AAU basketball

Stacey Ferris


Ms. Ferris is a manager with RM Advisory Services LLC leading efforts to develop a blockchain and emerging technologies advisory practice. She has  experience in technical research and writing,  forensic accounting, external and internal audit, fraud investigation, litigation support, and teaching/training. She is a co-author on the 2018 “Economic Impact Study of the Advanced Encryption Standard, 1996-2017” produced for the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Her article “the Blockchain Brief” on blockchain in government is also part of the Winter 2018/19 Journal of Government Financial Management published by the Association of Government Accountants.  In her role at RMAS, she provides project management, technical expertise, client liaison and business development.  Ms. Ferris also brings international experience from studying and working overseas in China and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese. Ms. Ferris began with Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services. She holds a Master and Bachelor’s of Accounting.

She is an active member of the Greater Washington Society of CPA’s (GWSCPA) and the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).