The Association of Government Accountants (AGA), the member organization for public sector financial management professionals in the US, has elected Grant Thornton Principal Wendy Morton-Huddleston, CGFM, PMP, to the role of national president-elect. Morton-Huddleston takes office on the AGA National Governing Board for a two-year term, first as national president-elect, effective 1 July 2019, and then as national president, 1 July 2020 through yo 30 June 2021. She will represent AGA’s 96 chapters and more than 14,250 members across the US. 

Morton-Huddleston has more than 20 years of experience working with a diverse portfolio of clients, including public sector – federal, state and local government – and not-for-profit institutions. She specializes in business advisory consulting in enterprise risk management, financial management, strategic planning, grants management and business process optimization. 

Morton-Huddleston is currently the chair of the AGA National Council of Chapters. She is also a United Way National Capital Area (NCA) board member and an executive sponsor for the Women at Grant Thornton and African-American and Allies business resource groups, as well as an ally for Equality GT.