Zachary Ficklin

Senior Finance Consultant

Zach Ficklin holds the position of Senior Finance Consultant at Ryan & Wetmore, P.C. He primarily works with clients on business consulting, finance, budgeting, scenario modeling, optimization, mergers and acquisitions, federal contracting, and various other analytical industry specific solutions. Zach earned his M.A. degree in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Maryland. He has previously served as a research assistant at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), worked as an economics teaching assistant at JHU, and completed independent research projects with university faculty focusing on topics in macroeconomics and transportation.

Blog Posts

SBA Size Standard Comment Period Closes June 27

SBA Comment Period Closes June 27 – Potential Size Standard Change for Manufacturing and Other Industries with Employee-Based Standards  Key Details: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a proposed rule on April 26, 2022, titled “Small Business Size Standards: Manufacturing and Industries with Employee-Based Size Standards in Other Sectors Except Wholesale Trade and Retail [...]

White House Reveals Critical and Emerging Technologies List

Key Details: Earlier in February, the White House released a report regarding Critical and Emerging Technologies (CETs) that are significant to national security. This list builds upon the initial high priority list issued in October 2020 and was developed by the National Science and Technology Council and the National Security Council. This report will be [...]

OFCCP Affirmative Action Program Portal Now Live

Key Details: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) announced on December 2, 2021, the new Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface (Portal). This Portal was created to ensure oversight over federal contractor Affirmative Action Programs. For more information regarding this initial announcement and compliance tips, please see Ryan & Wetmore’s article here. OFCCP Affirmative [...]