Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors Announces Transitions and Awards

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At its June annual conference in Cleveland OH AIRA announced the following leadership transitions and awards:

David R Payne CIRA CDBV D R Payne & Associates Oklahoma City OK named president succeeding Michael R Lastowski Duane Morris LLP Wilmington DE  Mr Lastowski assumes the role of chairperson from David Bart CIRA CDBV Baker Tilly US LLP Chicago who remains an AIRA board member  Denise Lorenzo CIRA AlixPartners LLP New York NY transitions from secretary to president-elect  Boris Steffen CDBV Province Baltimore MD has been named secretary

Emanuel M Katten Award

Emanuel M Katten was a founding member of AIRA's predecessor organization He was instrumental in the development of the CIRA program and other association and professional initiatives

In recognition of Manny's legacy annually AIRA conveys its Emanuel M Katten Award to an AIRA member with a history of outstanding service to the association and a substantial contribution to the profession  This year's honoree is Kenneth J Malek CIRA CDBV MalekRemian LLC Libertyville IL Mr Malek like Mr Katten is a founding member of the association

The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) is a nonprofit professional association serving financial advisors accountants crisis managers business turnaround consultants lenders investment bankers attorneys trustees and other individuals involved in the fields of business turnaround restructuring bankruptcy and insolvency AIRA's mission is to (i) Unite and support professionals providing business turnaround restructuring and bankruptcy services and (ii) Develop promote and maintain professional standards of practice including a professional certification through its CIRA and CDBV programs  For additional information on AIRA visit wwwairaorg  For additional conference and program information visit https://airaorg/conference


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