Leadership

RMA professionals possess diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents. Many joined RMA at the entry-level, right after graduation, and worked their way up through the firm. Our professionals have extensive technical experience in one or more specialized areas, but also possess an overall understanding of RMA’s diverse practice.


Reza Mahbod
CPA, CISA, CGFM, CICA, CGMA
President
571-429-6598
r.mahbod@rmafed.com

Mr. Mahbod is the President of RMA. Prior to founding RMA, he worked at the Department of Commerce, Office of Inspector General, and KPMG. While at KPMG, Mr. Mahbod led large federal audits and audit related engagements, including work at the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor, Department of Treasury, Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, and Department of Defense. Since he founded RMA, Mr. Mahbod’s audit and audit related work have spread to include all cabinet agencies within the Federal Government. Additionally, Mr. Mahbod was on many of the initial boards, organizations, and committees involved with the implementation of the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990.

Mr. Mahbod serves as the Chair of AGA’s Corporate Partner Advisory Group’s Small Business Committee (CPAG SBC). He is also the Immediate Past President of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (NOVAGA), and serves on the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Peer Review Oversight Committee.

Mr. Mahbod is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Information Systems Audit and Controls Association, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Government Accountants, and American Society of Military Comptrollers.

 

Rob Irish
MBA, PMP, CGFM
Senior Partner, Chief Operating Officer
571-429-6010
r.irish@rmafed.com

Mr. Irish is a Senior Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of RMA. He is responsible for client service management, account strategy development, leadership team selection, pipeline and sales expansion, and staff development. Mr. Irish possesses over 20 years of experience in business transformation, financial management and accounting for government agencies and private industry. His experience includes program management, activity-based costing, audit readiness and remediation, internal control, risk management, business process analysis, and financial statement auditing.

Prior to joining RMA, Mr. Irish led business unit segments for the Global Public Sector at Grant Thornton, where he was responsible for developing solutions, market strategy, and client service delivery of a diverse portfolio of accounts to include the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. Mr. Irish also led multiple accounts and service offerings at Deloitte, where he focused on large-scale transformation initiatives.

Mr. Irish is a member of the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council, Professional Services Council, and is a Board Member of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants. Mr. Irish is also an active member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers.

 

George Fallon
CPA, CISA, CGFM
Director
410-336-8454
g.fallon@rmafed.com

Mr. Fallon is the Director of RMA. He has over 30 years of experience in IT federal auditing in a Big Ten Accounting firm which he managed an assurance practice. He has performed IT and FISMA audits to major federal agencies using the GAO’s FISCAM, OMB and NIST Guidance. The FISMA audits included adherence to OMB Memorandum M-17-05 and NIST Cybersecurity Framework maturity models.

Mr. Fallon has intensive experience performing SSAE No. 18 (SAS 70/SSAE 16). He has managed large and small IT audit type engagements. He has audited many of the CFO act agencies “Accountability of Tax Dollars Act of 2002” agencies and well as quasi- government entities.

 

Bob Riordan
MS, MAAA, ASA
Senior Actuary
571-429-6600
r.riordan@rmafed.com

Mr. Riordan is the Senior Actuary at RMA. He is responsible for actuarial financial reporting for government agencies. Mr. Riordan has 35 years of actuarial experience including 9 years in the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Actuary as the Chief Actuary and 26 years with insurance companies in the private sector. His experience includes financial reporting, asset liability management, pension valuations and product development.

In addition to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Mr. Riordan has worked for Lincoln Financial Group, Jefferson Pilot Financial Corporation, Shenandoah Life Insurance Company and Farmers Insurance Group.

Mr. Riordan is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Riordan is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served from 1971 to 1973.