He has also presented on forensic and financial accounting and auditing concepts at his alma mater, Fordham University and in training sessions for corporate clients.
NEW YORK, NY, May 04, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Richard A. Collura has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A highly skilled certified public accountant, Mr. Collura holds more than 25 years of experience in providing forensic accounting, investigative, dispute consulting and auditing services. Specializing in conducting large-scale financial investigations and performing complex cash and asset tracing analyses, he also has extensive experience providing forensic accounting, expert witness and litigation-related services in connection with high-profile bankruptcy cases and distressed company situations. Mr. Collura is certified in financial forensics by AICPA. Mr. Collura is also a certified insolvency and restructuring advisor and a certified fraud examiner.
Notably, Mr. Collura has worked with counsel to represent companies, boards of directors, audit committees, special committees, creditors' committees and lenders. His wide-ranging industry experience includes energy, financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media and communications, real estate and residential-mortgage-backed securities. To prepare for his professional endeavors, Mr. Collura earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fordham University in 1996, during which time he received a scholarship award for excellence in the field of accounting from the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Collura commenced his career in the audit practice of Ernst & Young in 1996. By the end of 1998, he had moved on to FTI Consulting, where he excelled for nine years until joining Protiviti from 2007 to 2010. Subsequently, Mr. Collura joined Zolfo Cooper in 2010, which was acquired by AlixPartners LLP in 2018. Since then, he has held the position of partner and managing director of AlixPartners in New York City.
In a career filled with highlights, Mr. Collura feels proud to have gradually progressed in his field to reach the partner and managing director level. Likewise, he has fulfilled his goal to devote time to mentoring young professionals, applying what he has learned from his education and career to help develop their careers. He attributes his success to his family and to his education, for he was able to attend institutions that taught him the importance of hard work, a strong work ethic and collaboration.
To remain abreast of his field, Mr. Collura maintains affiliation with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors and the American Bar Association. In addition, he authored the article published in the American Bankruptcy Institute's Fraud Committee Newsletter, "Tracing Trust Funds in a Commingled Bank Account: A Deep Dive into Applying the Lowest Intermediate Balance Test" in 2016. He has also presented on forensic and financial accounting and auditing concepts at his alma mater, Fordham University and in training sessions for corporate clients.
In five years' time, Mr. Collura hopes to continue working on complex financial fraud and bankruptcy cases as well as collaborating with other experienced and accomplished professionals in order to help him progress his career. He also intends to build a strong network and develop close relationships with other professionals to help grow his practice at AlixPartners. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, jogging, and most importantly his family, including watching his daughter grow up.
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