Bridgepoint Consulting Professional Earns Designation as Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

Erik WhiteOctober 25, 2016 (Austin, TX) – Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, is proud to announce that Erik White a Manager in the Turnaround and Dispute Resolution practice, has earned his certification as Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA). This certification accomplishment was announced to him recently by the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA).

To earn the CIRA designation, White successfully completed a 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, 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.

“Erik is a highly skilled professional that exemplifies the quality and value Bridgepoint brings to our clients,” said Bill Patterson, Principal at Bridgepoint Consulting. “We are delighted that he has enhanced his credentials with his CIRA certification to reflect his bankruptcy and insolvency expertise.”

At Bridgepoint, White helps clients realign themselves with new strategic plans, crisis management and repositioning. His expertise includes evaluating business plans, developing financial models for recapitalization and restructuring, monitoring bankruptcy initiatives, and identifying cost saving strategies and negotiating exit financing.

Prior to joining Bridgepoint, White was a director of corporate finance and restructuring at a global business advisory firm. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, with a concentration in Operations Management. White graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering.

About Bridgepoint Consulting

Bridgepoint Consulting is a leading Texas-based professional services firm that provides strategic services and highly qualified professionals to solve complex financial, management and technology challenges. Since 1999, we’ve been helping executives and management teams reduce their business and operational risks, bridge resource gaps and improve overall performance. Whether an organization needs interim expertise to improve infrastructure and processes, or strategic management of a major transition or transaction, Bridgepoint’s team of 140+ qualified professionals can help. The firm has offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston. For more information on Bridgepoint Consulting, please visit our website at

About Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)

AIRA 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.