Guidehouse’s Alma Angotti Honored with Washington Business Journal's 2021 "Women Who Mean Business" Award

WASHINGTON – October 25, 2021 – Guidehouse, a leading global provider of consulting services to public sector and commercial clients, proudly announced that Alma Angotti, partner and Global Legislative and Regulatory Risk Leader, has been honored by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) as one of its 2021 "Women Who Mean Business." The award celebrates exceptional businesswomen in the Washington, D.C., region.
Alma Angotti, partner at Guidehouse, Honored with WBJ’s 2021 “Women Who Mean Business” Award.

Angotti was selected for this prestigious award from hundreds of nominations the publication received. To qualify, women must work for a local business or organization and be established leaders with a strong record of innovation in their fields, outstanding performance, and a track record of meaningful community involvement.

At Guidehouse, Angotti leads a team of 600 professionals and is responsible for staying on the cutting edge of the evolving regulatory landscape and helping clients anticipate and respond to change before it adversely impacts the business. In her 10 years at the firm, she has risen to be one of Guidehouse’s leading luminaries and has identified and pioneered new market solutions, including digital assets advisory services.

In her 25 years of experience in regulation and enforcement, Angotti held senior enforcement positions at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), US Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She also was the SEC consultant to the Martin Scorsese film, "The Wolf of Wall Street," and is a sought-after advisor and thought leader on combating financial crime.

“We are delighted that Alma Angotti has been recognized as an outstanding woman in business by the Washington Business Journal,” said Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre. “With a highly focused mission of making the world’s financial systems safer, Alma continuously embraces new challenges. Her drive, spirit, professionalism, and passion  not only helps her clients solve their most complex challenges, it also helps elevate Guidehouse as a global consultancy leader in this space.”

Throughout her career, Angotti has served as a mentor and role model to dozens of young professionals and has helped them move up in the ranks with insightful direction and dedication. An advocate for women in business, she is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and Women’s White Collar Defense Association. She also serves as a member of the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative’s Advisory Council, where she works to combat global human trafficking through advocacy awareness, intelligence integration, and technology advancement and data collaboration.

“I have been fortunate to have had wonderful sponsors and mentors, both men and women, who helped me be successful throughout my career,” Angotti said. “It has been my passion and duty to pay it forward, helping young professionals overcome obstacles and flourish. My greatest joys professionally are watching my teams grow, succeed, and elevate.”

The “Women Who Mean Business” Awards program has more than 350 alumna, including some of the most powerful businesswomen in the Washington, DC area. For the full list of honorees, visit Washington Business Journal's website.

About Guidehouse 

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad management, technology, and risk consulting capabilities. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has approximately 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit

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