Alexander Gershner, a Managing Director with StoneTurn, has experience providing forensic accounting, investigation, dispute consulting, compliance and monitoring, and financial statement audit services.
Alexander has advised corporate clients and counsel on 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.
He 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, manufacturing, automotive retail, computer hardware, media and entertainment, and the arts.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Alexander was with the Global Forensic and Dispute Services practice of Alvarez & Marsal. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Banking and Capital Markets Group of its Assurance practice.
Alexander is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in the state of New York), Certified in Financial Forensics and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He was appointed to, and currently serves on, the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Executive Committee.
He is a co-founder, former co-chair, and current member of the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund Junior Committee and an active mentor of current and former students from his alma mater, Manhattan College, and other institutions.
Alexander was a 2017 recipient of the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Standing Ovation. Each year, the Standing Ovation Program recognizes CPAs for significant contributions in their areas of accounting specialty and in their communities.