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Martin J. Benison

AGA Boston Chapter

Marty currently serves in Accenture’s State and Local Government Practice. He works with State and large City and County governments in the area of operations and management advising these entities on application improvements and business process redesign.Marty had a 30-yearcareer in state government before joining Accenture serving as Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from January of 1999 until May of 2015.  Marty was responsible for the operations and oversight of the Commonwealth financial systemsand ensuring financial compliance andevidence of that compliance through the CAFR and SingleAudit on behalf of the Commonwealth. Throughout his careerhe focused on using technology to improves processes across government while maintaining high levels of internal controls. He is Past President of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT) and Past President of the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). He also served as a public member of the Professional Ethics Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) from 2001 through 2014.  He served was chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC) from 2010 through 2015.Marty holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College and a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.