Melissa Hawks

Vice President, Finance

As Vice President of Finance, Melissa Hawks is responsible for operational and strategic leadership of Xcelerate Solutions’ accounting, finance, budgeting, and treasury functions. She partners with the team to align strategic initiatives, maximize profits and plan for growth.

Melissa brings over 20 years of widely diversified expertise in financial reporting and analysis, cash management, and functional accounting with a concentration in the Federal contracting space. She has an in-depth understanding of government contracting having worked with various contract types as well as bottoms-up preparation of multiple incurred cost submissions. She is well versed in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and United States Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (US GAAP).

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from George Mason University and maintains an active CPA license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.