Douglas Palmer

Douglas Palmer

Education

Education

University of Maryland

Certified Public Accountant

Summary

Mr. Palmer is the Principal and Founder of Palmer Financial, LLC, an accounting and finance outsourcing firm, with strong experience in finance operations, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, strategic planning, and accounting system implementation.  Mr. Palmer & Palmer Financial provide financial consulting and outsourced accounting services to a number of companies in a variety of different industries.

Prior to the founding of Palmer Financial in 2002, Mr. Palmer was the Director of Finance at The Adrenaline Group, a large software development technology company in Washington DC.

Prior to his operational experience, Mr. Palmer was an auditor and consultant for the big four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.While at the firm, he managed audit and consulting engagements for the firm's multi-national clients.This work involved working with top client management on high level issues and leading numerous engagement teams.Other client service activities included research and resolution of significant accounting issues, assistance in conforming financial statements to be in accordance with either generally accepted accounting principles or international accounting standards for foreign reporting purposes and evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of clients’ internal control policies and procedures.

Public Service

Board Member; Chairman St. John's Community Services Foundation  

St. John's Community Services is one of the oldest charities in Washington, DC.  Since 1868, St. John’s Community Services’ role as a nonprofit, human service agency has been to develop creative ways to support people with disabilities as well as the communities in which they live. SJCS embodies a continuing search for the most effective ways to include people with disabilities into the living fabric of our community. We advance our mission through practices that offer innovative models for other agencies through advocacy, education, and collaboration with the government at every level as part of the policy creation process.