• The Opportunity

    The Opportunity

    The U.S. Government is awarding billions of dollars in contracts to stimulate the economy; consequently, your organization and your competitors are at a crossroads. Read More
  • The Risk ...

    The Risk ...

    Can you afford to leave new government contracts and money on the table ? What are the consequences of allowing your competitors to win business that you actually deserve ? Read More
  • The right size support when you need it ...

    The right size support when you need it ...

    BKH is ready to help your company resolve operational, financial and resource concerns by providing the right level of comprehensive support when you need it to pursue new contracts or resolve existing growing pains. Read More
  • Contact us

    Contact us

    Please contact us for any questions you might have to secure lucrative business opportunities with the Government. Read More
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Barbara Ferneyhough – BKH, LLC, Managing Director

Barb is a Managing Director at BKH, LLC with over 20 years of experience within the government contracting and finance arena at the executive leadership level. Over the course of her professional career, Barb has been sought for her ability to quickly assess a customer’s long and short term goals, and to develop and implement strategic plans that bring immediate results while remaining fully compliant with domestic or international governing law, code or standards.

Barb specializes in providing financial analysis and consulting services to both government contracting and private clients across a broad array of industries. Her extensive experience and knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) has enabled her to successfully develop and manage a compliment of initiatives for her government oriented customers including the preparation of complex export licenses, the development and review of policies and procedures, compliance assessments, and support and strategy development for negotiations with DCAA or government contracting litigation. She is also knowledgeable in preparing companies for ISO certification.

Prior to forming BKH, Barb operated her own consulting firm, White Gloves Limited, which focused on providing clients with government contracting and cost accounting support as well as international financial management and export compliance for commercial industry customers. Over the years, she has also held other management roles including CFO for a startup research and development firm, CFO and technology expert for an international consulting organization that focused on the evaluation of defense and weaponry systems, and AVP/Principal at a nationally known banking institution where she focused upon the issuance of public municipal bonds to support public finance initiatives and working with the federal government to audit other financial institutions for solvency and to liquidate assets. She has served as an expert witness to the government in matters related to public finance.

Barbara graduated Magna Cum Laude from Shenandoah University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

She holds an MBA with high distinction from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management with a concentration in accounting.

Managing Director
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Areas of Experience

Industry

Government contracting
Professional and commercial
services
Aerospace and defense
International space
Mortgage Banking
Low/Mod income housing
Public finance

Functional

Government contract
accounting/pricing
Program and project management
Proposal preparation
Cost/pricing analysis
FAR/CAS consultation
Contract administration
Compliance assessment
Disclosure statement preparation
Indirect rate calculations
Forward pricing rate proposals
Cost allocation methodologies
Cost impacts
Incurred cost submissions
Bid protests
Business process re-engineering
Financial reporting
Revenue recognition
Budget and forecasting
Mergers and acquisitions
Due diligence reviews
Import/Export control
Internal control reviews
Policy and procedure development
ISO Certification

Education

MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University
B.S. Psychology, Shenandoah University

 

Memberships

NDIA
SIA

 

  • Government Contracting

    BKH specializes in numerous aspects of government contracting. We help commercial companies enter the government marketplace and provide the know‐how and processes to ensure the right financial structure and compliance for your government contractor business.
  • Government Funding

    BKH serves entities receiving government funding and provides the highest level of professional services to our clients. All of our consultants are experienced in managing the financial interests of organizations in the private and public sectors as either CFO’s or Controllers.
  • Professional Consulting

    Our professionals are experienced in aiding our customers to develop positions on a variety of matters. As a result of our extensive experience, our clients are able to use our practical knowledge and advice to avoid potential pitfalls or remediate issues before they impact the business.
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"Our mission is to allow government contractors to focus their energies on growing their business, not just running it.  We accomplish this by providing clients with exceptional rates and the best possible consultants who can assist in all aspects of government contracting and compliance.  We view our clients' issues as our issues and treat our clients as we would wish to be treated – with respect and fairness.  We believe that clear communication in our consulting approach is paramount and strive to create a positive working environment for both our consultants and our clients."