Michelle DeArmond

Director, Contracts and Project Controls

Michelle is a Contracts, Subcontracts  and Financial Manager with over 20 years of experience in cradle to grave Government contracts, including financial contract management and Project Controls. Currently, she serves as the Director of Contracts and Project Controls at The GBS Group and leads all contracts, subcontracts and project financial management functions as well as overseeing all proposal bid pricing and cost estimating under Project Controls.

Michelle began her career and spent 14 years at Oceaneering International, Inc. with  time in Accounting, Financial Project  Management, and Government & Commercial Contracts. She finished her time there as a Division Controller.  Prior to joining GBS, Michelle held the role of Pricing Manager at ADS, Inc.  Her time at Oceaneering and ADS gave Michelle the experience in providing leadership to Accounting, Contracts and Financial Project Control Professionals and in developing effective contract, subcontract and financial risk analysis, as well as mitigation strategies for proposal efforts and awarded contracts across various business units.  Michelle was instrumental in obtaining and maintaining DCAA approval of the ADS Accounting System which included developing, implementing and maintaining the Indirect Rate Structure,  Project structure within the General Ledger of the Oracle Accounting System, Disclosure Statement, and accounting policies and procedures.

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a Minor in Marketing  from Misericordia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.