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Erik White, CIRA
Managing Director
Education & Qualifications
MBA, University of Michigan
BSE, Princeton University
Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)
Erik White, CIRA
Managing Director

Erik has amassed more than 14 years of experience in corporate finance, business restructuring, forensic consulting and asset management. He provides strategic advisory services, both financial and operational, to companies experiencing a complex transition.  From Fortune 500 to lower middle-market companies, Erik has the depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to support clients and stakeholders in a variety of distressed situations.

Representative Engagements
Chief Restructuring Officer

Served as the court-designated Chief Restructuring Officer and led the turnaround of a precision manufacturing company, including the sale of the business.

Debtor Financial Advisor

Served as financial advisor to numerous companies, helping to address financial challenges and restructure their balance sheets, both in- and out-of-court, and in subchapter V cases.

Creditor Financial Advisor

Represented both secured and unsecured creditors during corporate restructurings to maximize return to creditors.

Financial Analysis & Planning Support

Advised several clients in various aspects of FP&A, including processes and procedures as part of a carve-out of a Fortune 100 company, budgeting and forecasting, and sales commission plan structuring and calculations.

Recent Blog Posts & Presentations By Erik White, CIRA
February 2, 2024
Receivers and Receiverships in Texas

The appointment of a receiver to add independence and objectivity to maximize value in various business situations is becoming more commonplace in Texas.  As people recognize the benefits of a…Read More

November 3, 2023
Unlocking the Essentials: What is Receivership?

What is receivership? Corporate receivership in the United States is a legal process that generally occurs when one or both of the following situations are present: A financially troubled company…Read More

September 28, 2023
How to Make Subchapter V Work for your Small Business

Running a small business is always fraught with challenges, but the past few years have brought extraordinary difficulties. The COVID-19 pandemic caused wide-reaching supply chain disruptions that are still impacting…Read More

June 17, 2021
Harney Partners Helps to Pioneer Unique Benefits of New Bankruptcy Rules

Situation: Harney Partners was retained for bankruptcy consulting by serial entrepreneur who was facing the triggering of large personal guarantees on real estate leases and mortgages related to a chain…Read More

June 17, 2021
New Standardized Monthly Operating Report Required for Ch. 11 Cases

Starting in June 2021, debtors-in-possession and chapter 11 trustees will have new standardized monthly operating reports to complete. Congress authorized enhanced and uniform bankruptcy reporting requirements aimed at facilitating the…Read More