RKI Team

Ryan Koenitzer, CPA Ryan Koenitzer, CPA President

Ryan Koenitzer, CPA, leads RKI, a U.S. Government Contracts practice and CPA firm dedicated to assisting U.S. Government contractors with their accounting and compliance needs.  Mr. Koenitzer has over 14 years experience in government contract cost accounting, pricing, interpretation and application of federal contract regulatory compliance requirements including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), USG business system design and implementation, and internal audit services.  He advises clients on a wide range of financial and compliance risks and other regulatory requirements related to U. S. government contracts.  He has served clients in the aerospace and defense, architectural and engineering, construction, manufacturing, energy, transportation and technology industries across various Government agencies (e.g., DoD, DOE, etc.).

Prior to establishing RKI, Mr. Koenitzer worked with KPMG, Navigant Consulting, and Baker Tilly specializing in their risk advisory groups, specifically services benefitting U.S. Government contractors.

Joe Chancio Joe Chancio Director

Mr. Chancio has 35 years in U.S. Government contract and finance management experience including 10 years with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and 25 years with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) prior to retiring in 2012.  During his tenure with Sikorsky Aircraft, a UTC company, he held positions as Director of Government Accounting, Controller – Military Business, Director – Military Proposals/Negotiation, and served as Deputy Program and Business Manager on a major defense aerospace joint venture with Boeing Aircraft.

In addition to leading Sikorsky’s U.S. Government Accounting team, Mr. Chancio served on several merger and acquisition projects and led the integration of newly acquired companies’ compliance with U.S. Government regulations establishing and implementing policies, procedures and business systems.  Mr. Chancio also established the inaugural U.S. Government Compliance Training Academy focused on entity-wide education of U.S. Government contracting, DCAA audits and Business System compliance.

Since retiring Mr. Chancio has worked as a consultant in a number of capacities for U.S. Government contractors including his former employer.  Consulting efforts have centered on compliance with government contract cost accounting, pricing, interpretation and application of federal contract regulatory compliance requirements including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and USG business system design and implementation.

Sokhar Chan Sokhar Chan Manager

Sokhar Chan is a Consulting Manager at RKI who specializes in providing advisory services related to U.S. Government compliance.  Sokhar helps U.S. Government contractors as well as non-profit organizations that receive Federal funding on a variety of matters related to U.S. Government cost accounting and Federal compliance.  Sokhar’s experience includes assisting clients comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), DFARS Business System control requirements, and Office of Management & Budget Circulars / Uniform Guidance.  He also assists clients with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) audit support services.

Prior to joining RKI, Sokhar worked in the U.S. Government Contract consulting groups at PwC, BDO, and Navigant Consulting.  Sokhar graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the College of William and Mary as a double major in Finance and Mandarin.  Currently, Sokhar is a member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and National Defense Industry Association (NDIA).

Michael McDaniel Michael McDaniel Manager

Michael McDaniel is a Consulting Manager at RKI who specializes in providing advisory services related to U.S. Government compliance. Michael has consulting experience with federal contracts and grants, aiding clients in adhering to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and the Code of Federal Regulation (e.g., 2 CFR 200). Michael has experience reviewing government business system control requirements and assisting clients in the review of government audit findings and remediation efforts surrounding those findings.

Prior to joining RKI, Michael worked in the U.S. Government Contract consulting group at BDO for five years. Michael graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Virginia Tech, where he double majored in Accounting and Finance.