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John C. Horner III, CPA
Education & Qualifications
Bachelors in Accounting, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Certified Public Accountant
Credit Business Associate, National Association of Credit Management
John C. Horner III, CPA

John has amassed more than 25 years of specialized experience in restructuring, turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, as well as general financial and operations management.  He provides strategic advisory services to companies that are experiencing a complex transition or a distressed situation.  From small to medium-sized organizations, to Fortune 500 global companies, John has deep knowledge and experience across GAAP reporting, financial consolidation and cash management. In addition to his past role as Director of the Restructuring practice at a large accounting firm, he has held multiple CFO and related financial leadership roles for companies across industries including manufacturing, construction and oil field services.

John is committed to driving value for his clients and seeking creative opportunities to ensure the best outcomes in every engagement.


Representative Engagements
Restructuring Consultant

for New Century Fabricators, LLC. Led the company through restructuring process until $5mm in fraud was discovered. Worked with the secured lender and CRO to reduce the loss exposure on the loan 80%, while completing existing projects with company staff. This maintained the integrity of the existing and new accounts receivable.

Interim CFO and Restructuring Consultant

for Hawaiian Falls. Led the company through turnaround process with the CRO to obtain new financing, and successfully transitioned financial responsibilities to newly hired CFO/Controller.

Bankruptcy Consultant

for Raeger/Dykes Auto Group. Maintained the cash flow reporting to the bankruptcy court and monthly operating reports for the ten related companies in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Consulting CFO

for Energes Services LLC. Led the company through the turnaround process until a Receiver was appointed. The secured lender retained me to work with the receiver to wind down the operations and liquidate the assets. The secured lender’s loan was completely satisfied with funds remaining to distribute to unsecured creditors.

Interim CFO and Restructuring Consultant

for All Service Electric. Led the company through the turnaround process resulting in increased profits and cash flow. Additional financing was not necessary as a result of the process.

Recent Blog Posts & Presentations By John C. Horner III, CPA
April 20, 2022
Recruiting Talent During a Labor Shortage and Considerations for Companies in a Distressed Situation

If you haven’t heard, there’s a labor shortage and employees are in the driver’s seat. Under the best circumstances, it can be difficult to recruit qualified employees.  But when a…Read More