CPA, CFF, CFE
Senior Managing Director, Green Flash Forensics
John Tira is a Senior Managing Director with Green Flash Forensics. He has more than 15 years of experience providing forensic accounting and dispute advisory services for law firms, companies, government organizations, and individuals facing complex accounting issues and involved in financial disputes. John has significant experience providing financial advisory services, including matters requiring forensic accounting investigations, financial damages assessments, and analyses related to M&A post-acquisition disputes. John's experience includes leading financial investigations related to accounting concerns, financial reporting issues, and allegations of asset misappropriation. In addition, he provides dispute advisory services for parties involved in complex litigation where accounting and financial expertise is needed. John has been designated as an expert witness and has provided expert testimony in federal and state court, and in arbitration proceedings. He is a proven financial advisor who can effectively assess and evaluate complex situations, provide practical recommendations and solutions, and clearly communicate the results of his work through sophisticated, yet straightforward analyses and reports. John is also deeply experienced in responding to M&A disputes, specifically by assisting buyers and sellers in resolving disputes related to working capital, earn-outs, and financial representations and warranties. In connection with post-acquisition disputes, John has worked directly for buyers and sellers, and has also been jointly retained by both parties to resolve transaction disputes as a neutral accountant or accounting arbitrator. John is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in California, Illinois, and Nevada. He also holds the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). John currently serves on the CFF Credential Committee (AICPA) and the Forensic Services Section Steering Committee (California Society of CPAs). He is also a board member (and a past president) of the Northern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and was a member of the White Collar Editorial Advisory Board for Law360 (2021).