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Acknowledgements

This Agency Financial Report (AFR) was produced with the energies and talents of Department of State staff in Washington, D.C. and our offices and posts around the world. We offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgement. In particular, we recognize the following individuals and organizations for their contributions:

Office of the Comptroller:

Jeffrey Mounts, Acting Comptroller
William Davisson, Deputy Comptroller (Charleston)
Carmen Castro, Associate Comptroller

Thomas Kodiak, Acting Managing Director of Financial Policy, Reporting & Analysis

Joan Lugo, Managing Director of Global Financial Operations

Carole Clay, Director of Office of Management Controls

Paul McVicker, Director of Office of Financial Coordination and Reports for Oversight, Management & Analysis

Donald Wood, Acting Director of Office of Financial Reporting and Analysis

Monika Moore, AFR Editor

Jonathan Ashwell, Carl Biggs, Lance Binford, Bradley Biondi, Marcus Bowman, Nadine Bradley, Zachary Coho, John Coyle, Amanda Dombrowski, Justin Endy, Cindy Fleming, Kyle Grindstaff, Amanda Heredia, Matthew H. Johnson, Gregory Jones, Sara Kim, Yen Le, St. John Leck, Christine Malley, Trevor McNamara, Kanetha Peters, Jenn Ross, Meredith Shears, Melissa Sizemore, William Truman, Kyle Weitendorf, and Alexander Williams.

Global Financial Services personnel in Charleston, Bangkok, Paris, Manila, Sofia, and Washington, D.C.

Finally, thanks to all of the Department’s financial and management personnel at home and around the world providing accountability and effective stewardship over Department resources.

Other Contributors:

Iryna Bilous, Christine Jacobs, and Andrew Mosley.

We would also like to acknowledge the Office of Inspector General for their objective review of the Department’s performance and Kearney & Company for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the 2020 financial statements.

We would also like to acknowledge Dora Clarke, Jessica Kerns, and Dong Kim of Clarke & Leiper PLLC for their contributions to our report.

We offer special thanks to our designers, Michael James, Sheri Beauregard, and Don James of The DesignPond.

 


The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is published by the

U.S. Department of State
Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
Office of Financial Policy, Reporting and Analysis

An electronic version is available on the World Wide Web at
http://www.state.gov/plans-performance-budget/agency-financial-reports

Please call (202) 261-8620 with comments, suggestions, or requests.

U.S. Department of State Publication
Bureau of Global Public Affairs
November 2020


Note: The Bureau of Global Public Affairs, Office of Global Web Platforms (GPA/DIG/WB) assisted the Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services with the production of the FY 2020 Agency Financial Report.

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