Doreen Shute


Doreen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).  She has a B.S in Accounting from Townson University.


Doreen is the managing principal for CliftonLarsonAllen’s (CLA) federal government practice. She is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and applies this to both clients and team members in building impactful seamless solutions as a team.  She joined CLA in 2001 and has over 18 years’ experience in federal financial management. Prior to CLA, she worked for Fortune 500 companies that specialized in Defense and Consumer Products. She has experience performing outsourcing, consulting and audit services for a variety of clients, including large federal agencies. She specializes in federal financial reporting and analysis, with expertise in federal budgetary accounting and data analysis.

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In the community

Doreen serves as the Chair of the Bylaws Committee Sectional for the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), a board member for the Montgomery/Prince George’s County Chapter and has served the organization as the Sectional Vice President of Regional Services serving on the National Executive Committee, Past Regional Vice President for the association’s Capital Region and Past President of the Montgomery/Prince George’s County Chapter.

Doreen was recognized by the AGA with National President’s Award in 2016, Distinguished Leader Award in 2009 and Regional Vice President Platinum Award in 2008. In 2007, Doreen was named a SmartCPA by Washington SmartCEO Magazine. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.