We are very proud of our team of God led highly experienced Board Members.
Jim is a seasoned expert in management consulting and operationally focused financial advising specializing in middle-market. Jim's 30+ years of extensive executive positions include both public and private companies ranging from entrepreneurial to multi-billion-dollar firms. His specialties include mergers and acquisitions, distressed and special situations that comprise insolvency, bankruptcy, financial restructurings, operational turnarounds, and profitability improvement. He uses his expertise to assist with issues of fraud, forensics, and dispute resolution, due diligence, strategic planning, and corporate governance.
Specialties & Background Include:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Restructurings & Turnarounds
Strategic Planning & Corporate Governance
Jim has performed hundreds of buy-side and sell-side diligence engagements that include financial / quality of earnings and operations for companies ranging from distressed to multi-billion firms. Further, he has been engaged by both counsel and buyers/investors to investigate and opine on post-acquisition issues and disputes.
Jim's diversified experience includes:
Aerospace & defense
Airline Acquisition & financing
Engineering & construction
Industrial products manufacturing & assembly
Trucking & transportation
Waste Management & Disposal
Energy – oil & gas, oil shale, ethanol, mining; consumer products & service
Retail & Wholesale Distribution
Food Processing & Packaging
Business & Professional Services
Government & not-for-profit
Telecom, media, & technology
His combined experience and professional qualifications fulfill financial expert requirements defined by Sarbanes-Oxley, NYSE, and NASDAQ. He also served on the Financial Executives International (“FEI”) committee for Mid-Sized Public Companies. He has served on the Small Business Bankruptcy Task Force of the American Bankruptcy Institute and was past member of the board of directors of the Orange County Forensic Expert Witness Association, past 4-year president and current member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Jim is both a Certified Merger & Acquisitions Advisor (CM&AA) and Certified Merger & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP). He has obtained CPA and Chartered Global Management Accountant certifications with multiple financial forensics specialization credentials and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Board Advisor (CBA) and Certified Director. Finally, he is both a Certified Turnaround Professional and Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor.