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Kerry Krisher


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Main: (949) 429-4252

Mobile: (949) 697-7314

Fax: (949) 743-0333

Areas of Expertise

  • Due Diligence
  • Litigation Support
  • Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Bankruptcy Consulting


  • 2 Years with GlassRatner
  • 27 Years of Relevant Experience


  • Master of Business Administration, Tulane University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Designations

  • CPA
  • CFA
  • CFF

Kerry Krisher, a Principal in GlassRatner’s Orange County, California office, is a CPA and experienced financial advisor with over 25 years of experience in Bankruptcy Consulting, Forensic Accounting, Acquisition Due Diligence, Litigation Support, and Public Accounting.  Ms. Krisher has been the lead professional on numerous high profile and complex assignments including forensic accounting investigations for Fortune 500 companies, financial reporting frauds, large corporate bankruptcies, failed transactions, and commercial litigation matters.  In addition, she has served as acting CFO for companies in and emerging from bankruptcy, led acquisition due diligence teams, and consulted in a number of divestiture transactions.

Ms. Krisher has provided a variety of financial restructuring and reorganization services to companies in Chapter 11 proceedings as well as out-of-court restructurings. In this capacity, she has also advised secured creditors, unsecured creditors committees, equity groups, and purchasers in matters involving financially distressed companies. Ms. Krisher has also served as a Plan Administrator in bankruptcy and civil litigation cases and has been appointed a state court Receiver.  She has served as Liquidating Trustee under several chapter 11 Plans and as financial advisor to a chapter 7 trustee.  While executing these responsibilities, she has provided numerous declaration testimonies in Federal and State courts on procedures followed and conclusions reached in matters of claims analysis and forensic accounting investigations.

Prior to joining GlassRatner in 2007, Ms. Krisher spent sixteen years in the consulting practices of three nationally recognized turnaround and advisory services firms where she advised senior management and creditors in several large corporate bankruptcies, provided forensic accounting services in a number of complex bankruptcy litigation matters, identified and assessed preference actions and fraudulent conveyance of assets, identified and quantified misappropriated assets, and led financial statement reconstruction projects.

In addition, Ms. Krisher has served as CFO and Controller in private industry and as an investment banker advising clients on M&A transactions.  Ms. Krisher has significant experience in a wide variety of industries including retail, oil and gas, health care, real estate, restaurant and food service, hospitality, entertainment, telecommunications, manufacturing, and distribution, advising companies with multi-location and multi-national operations.

Ms. Krisher holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She is a California Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Forensic Accountant, and she is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).

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