Nicole Mitchell

If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you.
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If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you.

Nicole Mitchell, CPA, CGMA, is a partner in Aronson’s Government Contract Services Group, where she specializes in accounting and financial issues impacting government contractors.

Nicole has a broad-based background in generally accepted accounting principles and cost principles related to government contractors, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).  With in-depth knowledge of the key financial business systems and compliance risk unique to government contractors, Nicole provides consulting and accounting services in the areas of financial regulatory compliance, contract pricing, and complex cost accounting structures.

Nicole has been a guest speaker on various financial and government contracting topics for such organizations as the AICPA, MACPA, GWSCPA, VSCPA, and the Veteran Institute for Procurement.  She co-authored a Thompson RIA reference manual for controllers, titled, “Doing Business with the Federal Government” and is a regular contributor to Aronson’s government contracting blog.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)


  • Mount Saint Mary’s College: Master of Business Administration in Finance and Leadership
  • Frostburg State University: Bachelor of Science in Accounting

A Contractor’s Guide to Surviving the Government Shutdown

Likely Impacts and Possible Actions Executive Management  Impacts: Shutdown impacts felt... more
September 29, 2021

A Contractor’s Guide to COVID-19 REAs

Government contracts are priced based on the facts and circumstances existing at the time of... more
June 24, 2020