Alex Johnson Becomes Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)

The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) announces the certification of Alex Johnson as a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA). Alex is a Senior Associate with Cortland Valuation Group in Washington, DC.

To receive this coveted certification, Alex Johnson successfully completed an in-depth financial insolvency and restructuring examination which covered all aspects of bankruptcy and reorganization, including, managing financial turnaround and bankruptcy cases, reorganization plan development, insolvency accounting, financial reporting and related tax issues.

In addition to passing the comprehensive three-part examination, all CIRA recipients must have a minimum of five years of accounting or financial experience, and have completed, within the last eight years, 4,000 hours of specialized insolvency and reorganization experience.

The CIRA program recognizes by public awareness and by certification, those individuals who possess a high degree of specialized, professional, financial, and operational expertise in the area of business bankruptcy and insolvency. Such experience includes accounting, operational, taxation, law, finance, and management strategies related to business bankruptcy and insolvency.

The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors is a nationwide not-for-profit organization serving the needs of accounting and financial practitioners in the business turnaround, bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring areas, and is the recognized leading organization in this field. Membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others involved in underperforming businesses, insolvency, and bankruptcy matters.

Alex Johnson, CIRA, can be reached at