Alexander Gershner
Senior Manager CPA
Forensics & Valuation

Alex is a member of DHG’s Forensic and Valuation Services Practice and has experience providing forensic accounting, investigation, dispute consulting, compliance and monitoring and financial statement audit services.

Alex has performed investigatory procedures to uncover, quantify and remediate acts of misconduct, provided forensic analysis, prepared expert reports, calculated damages and assisted counsel in deposition and testimony preparation. He has also advised corporate clients and counsel on matters involving asset misappropriation, claims of fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of contract, improper revenue recognition, fraudulent conveyance, audit malpractice, alter ego, post-acquisition disputes and interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), among other complex litigation and dispute matters.

He has worked with clients in the U.S., U.K. and Asia across a range of industries, including financial services, real estate, public sector, healthcare, construction, manufacturing, trusts and estates, energy, tobacco, textiles, retail, consumer products, automotive retail, computer hardware, media and entertainment, and the arts. Alex began his career in the Audit practice of a Big Four accounting firm and prior to DHG, held leadership roles at various professional services firms in New York City, including a Top 10 accounting firm.

Alex was appointed to, and served three consecutive terms on, the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Executive Committee. He was a 2017 recipient of the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Standing Ovation. Each year, the Standing Ovation Program recognizes CPAs for significant contributions in their areas of accounting and in their communities.

Alex is a co-founder, former co-chair and former member of the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund Junior Committee. He is also an active mentor of former students from his alma mater, Manhattan College, and other institutions.

Education
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    Manhattan College
Industry Focus
Service Areas
  • Forensics
  • Valuation Services

Civic Organizations
  • New York Police and Fire Widows' Children's Benefit Fund Junior Committee
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant - NY - 108300
  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 43368

Certifications
  • Certified Financial Forensics
  • Certified Fraud Examiner - 598748
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