Gilbert Hai Tran CPA

Policy Analyst, OMB - Executive Office of the President

Gil is a senior policy analyst with the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Federal Financial Management (OFFM). His main responsibilities are to develop and analyze policies and standards for cost principles and audit requirements for federal programs, specifically the Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200 – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit requirements for Federal Awards. Gil serves as the point of contact for all Federal agencies on the implementation and interpretation of the 2 CFR 200. He also serves a liaison to the audit communities, including GAO and the IG Offices for the implementation of the Single Audit Act. He joined OFFM in February 1995.

His past experience in financial and grant management includes:

  • Three years with the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cost Allocation as a senior cost negotiator and manager of the State and Local Government Branch in Washington, D.C.
  • Eight years as manager with KPMG Peat Marwick - Grant Management Services in Washington, D.C.
  • Four years with Georgetown University as a senior financial officer, Office of Sponsored Programs.

Gil received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from George Mason University, Virginia. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant. He chaired the Diversity Committee for the U.S. Tennis Association (Mid–Atlantic Section).