Vincent Duenas began his government-auditing career in 2003 as a staff auditor with the Guam Office of Public Accountability. Through the years, he successfully climbed the OPA ranks as a Management Analyst I, Management Analyst II, and Auditor III / Audit Supervisor and became a part of OPA’s management team before moving on to the Guam Waterworks Authority as the Internal Auditor. In 2017, Vincent had the opportunity to move back to the OPA and currently serves as an Accountability Auditor III / Audit Supervisor.
Dan has been the Office Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP and a member of the Deloitte Southeast Asia Board of Directors. Dan leads the public sector practice with over 40 years of public accounting experience, servicing a wide variety of clients in the region. He has extensive experience in providing auditing, accounting, consulting, and training services to a significant number of governmental and not-for-profit entities.
Emil is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Center for Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Studies where he teaches a seminar on Pacific Island issues. He retired in 2021 from the U.S. Government Accountability Office where he was an assistant director and senior economist.
Mark Funkhouser, president of Funkhouser & Associates, is a municipal finance expert who has spent decades in government service. As the mayor of Kansas City during the Great Recession, Mark made the tough choices to put his city on the path to fiscal sustainability. That experience, his long tenure as an auditor and his most recent post as the publisher of Governing magazine have made him a trusted and credible advisor to government officials across the country. Mark holds a master’s degree in social work from West Virginia University, an M.B.A. from Tennessee State University, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in public administration and urban sociology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
For nearly 40 years, Glenn Furuya, President & CEO of Leadership Works, has been devoted to growing people, teams and businesses through leadership training and development. Born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, he blends his island upbringing, Eastern heritage and Western education to develop and deliver concepts and philosophies that are critical for success in today's global economy.
Mark Lee Greenblatt began his tenure as the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of the Interior on August 26, 2019, after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. As the Inspector General, Mr. Greenblatt leads a nationwide workforce of more than 270 investigators, auditors, evaluators, attorneys...
David House serves as the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) for Infrastructure Coordination for the Department of Interior’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). SAC House has served in a variety of roles with the OIG – he was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Northern Region in St. Paul, MN; was Deputy Director for the Recovery Oversight Office; was a senior case agent in Hawaii, and was the Special Agent in Charge for the Central Region in Denver, CO. He served for several years as a Special Agent in Charge for the General Services Administration OIG in San Francisco, CA and before that, served as a US Army CID Agent for 12 years.
Ms. Ingram develops and provides training and management consulting and facilitation services for organizations across the federal sector as well as for private sector clients. Her areas of specialty include Leadership Development; Cultural and Workforce Diversity, Instructor Development; Team Building; Effective Meetings; Emotional Intelligence; Resilience, Change Management; Conflict Resolution,; Cross-Gender Communication and Sexual Harassment, Emotional Intelligence; Customer Service and a host of other courses. Ms Ingram is principal author of more than 50 curriculum packages in the above areas now in use across the United States, Africa and Japan. Ms. Ingram holds a Bachelor Business Administration from Howard University and a Masters Degree in Organization/Human Resource Development from Johns Hopkins University, where she also completed two Hopkins Fellowships in Change Management and Women, Leadership and Change. She is certified by Williams Bridges, Leading Change, Toronto,CA , MBTI, and Emotional Intelligence- 360 Feedback, Otto Kroger Associates. Certificate as Sherpa coach.
Nick Johnston is part of the Audit Quality Group at the New Zealand Office of the Auditor-General. Nick is responsible for quality assurance over the various products produced by the Office, including annual audits performed by appointed auditors. His role includes managing the quality reviews&nb...
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.