Matthew Gorman


Matthew Gorman



VA CPA License # 49588

Matt Gorman joined Cotton & Company in 2019 as a senior manager, and he was elected partner with the firm in January 2022. He has more than a decade of federal auditing, accounting, and financial management experience. This experience has provided him valuable insight into the financial management operations of a diverse array of federal agencies. He has led financial statement audits of civilian Cabinet-level, Department of Defense (DoD), and legislative-branch agencies. Matt has also conducted over a dozen performance audits covering various subject matters, including improper payments, contracts and grants compliance, fee setting, and premium class travel.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Virginia. Matt is an active member of the AGA (formerly the Association of Government Accountants), for which he has contributed articles and conducted speaking engagements. He also serves as the co-director of the AGA Washington D.C. Chapter’s Monthly Luncheon Committee. Matt has developed and presented a number of continuing professional education (CPE) courses for on a variety of topics related to auditing and accounting.

Matt was born and raised in Virginia, and currently resides in Annandale with his wife and two children. He enjoys hiking, especially the gorgeous trails Virginia offers around the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains. He also loves traveling with his family, particularly on road trips.