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Alexander F. Gershner Appointed to AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee

New York, NY  (October 31, 2016)StoneTurn Group (“StoneTurn”), a forensic accounting and expert services firm, today announced that Alexander F. Gershner, a Manager in the firm’s New York office, has been appointed to the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee. The AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries.

Alex is experienced in providing forensic accounting, corporate investigation, compliance controls and monitoring, dispute consulting and financial statement audit services to an array of corporate clients and counsel. Over the course of his career, he has advised his clients on various matters involving asset misappropriation, claims of fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of contract, improper revenue recognition, fraudulent conveyance, audit malpractice, alter ego, post-acquisition disputes, and interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), among other complex litigation matters. This experience includes forensic analysis; preparation of expert reports; calculation of damages; assisting counsel in deposition and testimony preparation; and performing investigatory procedures to uncover, quantify and remediate acts of misconduct.

“This is a well-deserved appointment for Alex,” said Simon Platt, co-founder and Managing Partner of StoneTurn. “He has quickly proven himself to be a leader in his field and among his peers. This appointment is a true reflection of the range of his abilities to handle complex matters on behalf of various types of corporations and counsel. We are honored to have him as part of the StoneTurn team.”

Alex has worked with clients in the U.S., U.K. and Asia across a range of industries, including financial services, real estate, public sector, healthcare, retail, consumer products, construction, media and entertainment, and the arts.

Alex began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Banking and Capital Markets Group of its Assurance practice. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a Co-Chair of the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund Junior Committee and an active member of the Manhattan College Mentor Program.

 

About StoneTurn Group

StoneTurn provides forensic accounting and expert services to attorneys, corporations and government agencies on a range of high-stakes legal and compliance issues.

StoneTurn was founded in 2004, on the premise of meeting clients’ demand for experts who value collaboration, prefer “hands-on” client service, and invest in long-term, trusted relationships. Our team includes former international public accounting firm partners, attorneys and industry alumni.

With professionals located in offices across the U.S. and U.K., and a network of senior advisers in numerous other countries, we provide expertise in: Complex Business Litigation, Compliance Controls & Monitoring, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Technology and Data Analytics, and Intellectual Property.

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