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Bobbi-Jo Pankaj




Executive summary


Bobbi-Jo Pankaj is a Managing Director within Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC's Risk Services practice. She is a seasoned risk management practitioner with over twenty years of experience focused on serving government clients with a wide variety of governance, risk and compliance activities.


She is a subject matter expert in all phases of an internal control and risk management program, from developing program governance, documenting and testing controls, to creating corrective action plans. She has supported various legislative, judiciary and executive branch agencies with their risk management programs including the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC), Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of State (DOS), House of Representatives (HOR), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Prior to her work at Grant Thornton, Bobbi-Jo worked at Accenture assisting with a large scale system implementation at the Department of Defense.


Bobbi-Jo routinely speaks as a subject matter expert in forums related to internal controls and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and is an active member of both the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) and the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA): Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), passed through examination
  • Project Management Institute (PMI): Project Management Professional (PMP), passed through examination
  • Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM): Risk Management Society - Certified Risk Management Professional – Federal (RIMS-CRMP-FED), passed through examination


Community involvement

  • Bobbi-Jo is a board member of the Alexandria Tutoring Consortium


Presentations and Publications

  • Bobbi-Jo has published articles in the AGA Journal, AFERM Newsletter, and Public Risk Magazine on the topics of risk management and internal controls.



  • B.S., Business Administration, Marketing, magna cum laude, Colorado State University

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