Gov. Glenn Youngkin appointed David Cotton, CPA, CFE, CGFM, of Alexandria, as the newest Board member of the Virginia Board of Accountancy.
Cotton is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Cotton & Company, a practice concentrating in assisting federal and state agencies, inspectors general, and government grantees and contractors with a variety of government program-related assurance and advisory services.
Cotton has testified as an expert in governmental accounting, auditing, and fraud issues before the United States Court of Federal Claims, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and other administrative and judicial bodies.
He began his term on July 1, 2022, and took over for previous Board member W. Barclay Bradshaw, CPA.