Dara F. Castle
Managing Partner, Washington Metro Offices, RSM US LLP
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Dara is the Washington Metro managing partner as well as the partner-in-charge of our private equity practice in the Mid-Atlantic region and the firm’s government contracting practice. These practices include working with closely-held and private equity backed entities in government contracting, technology, software sales and development, manufacturing, engineering and a variety of other service based industries. She has over 20 years of experience, specializing in serving private equity groups and government contractors in a variety of industries and customer bases. Dara has extensive experience with complex, fast growing companies that require immediate results and multiple disciplines, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, accounting systems and internal control, and transaction support services for acquisition-oriented companies and private equity groups. Dara participates on the firm’s transaction advisory services engagements where the acquisition target is a government contractor lending her expertise and oversight on industry specific aspects that affect revenue, related receivables, and quality of earnings. In her role as the client service coordinator, Dara works to integrate audit, tax and consulting services to provide clients with a full-service approach. Her goal is to assemble the best possible expertise to address the challenges and opportunities of growing businesses. Her proactive approach toward client service is the foundation of the strong client relationships that she maintains.