Doreen Shute


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 CLA family members in building impactful seamless solutions as a team.  She joined CLA in 2001 and has over 20 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 financial management and accounting outsourcing, consulting, and audit services for a variety federal agencies. She specializes in federal financial reporting and analysis, with expertise in federal budgetary accounting and data analysis.


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

In the community

Doreen serves as the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) National Treasurer Elect, and Special Projects Director for the Montgomery/Prince George’s county chapter. She has served on the AGA Finance and Budget Committee, Chair of the By-Laws Committee, a variety of board position 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 the Andy Barr Award in 2020, 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.