Diversity and Leadership in the Federal World: Breakfast with Sam Mok
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
Time: 8:00am – 8:30am Breakfast & Networking
8:30am – 10:00am Discussion with Sam Mok, followed by Q&A
Location: Baker Tilly (8219 Leesburg Pike, #800, Vienna, VA)
Cost: Free to Ascend Members; $10 to Non-Members
Sam Mok joins Ascend for a discussion on the changing face of diversity and the factors of good leadership. In addition, he'll also share some of his own personal career challenges and the insight on how he faced and overcame them.
For questions about the event, please contact Saguna Hitapot at Saguna.Hitapot@bakertilly.com. The registration deadline is Friday, 10/7/2011.
Bio of the Speaker:
The Honorable Samuel Tinsing Mok is the Managing Member of Condor International Advisors, LLC, a Washington DC based management consulting firm. Condor International Advisors specializes in representing American companies and international clients doing business in the American federal market.
He served as the Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor from January 2001 to May 2007. Mr. Mok was confirmed by the United States Senate in January 2002 after being nominated to the position by President George W. Bush. He previously served as Chief
Financial Officer and Comptroller of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, appointed by former Treasury Secretary James Baker. Mr. Mok is one of the highest ranking Asian Americans in George W. Bush Administration and is regarded as a leader of the Chinese-American community.
In 2006, Mr. Mok received the Prestigious Donald L. Scantlebury Memorial Award for Distinguished Leadership in Financial Management Improvement. He was named as the "Fed 100” by Federal Computer Week and the recipient of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Washington, DC, Chapter Einhorn/Gary Award. In 2005, he received the AGA Distinguished National Leadership Award. In 2011, AGA honored Mr. Mok with the Robert W. King Memorial Award, AGA's highest honor. Mr. Mok served on the Republic of the Marshall Islands Trust Fund Committee and the General Administration Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School. He was elected as a Fellow of National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in 2005 and serves on the Government Accountability Office Advisory Council on Government Audit Standards. He was the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the
Academy for Government Accountability and is a 2006 Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the University of Kentucky Martin School of Public Policy and Administration. Mr. Mok is also the recent Recipient of the 2007 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 2008, Mr. Mok became the National President of the Association of Government Accountants.
Born in Shanghai, China, and raised in Hong Kong, Mr. Mok speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.