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Christopher J. Kearns

Managing Director

Christopher Kearns is a senior leader and former co-head of BRG’s Corporate Finance practice.

He has represented all parties-in-interest in various complex restructuring and bankruptcy matters and has served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Responsible Officer, Receiver, and Trustee. Mr. Kearns has rendered expert testimony in multiple jurisdictions on matters involving valuation, lost profits, solvency, credit analysis, liquidation and recovery analysis, and other issues in distressed situations. He has advised major investment banks and potential purchasers on acquisition strategies and post-merger integration.

Prior to joining BRG, Mr. Kearns was a co-founder of Capstone Advisory Group, LLC (“Capstone”) and a member of the firm. Before co-founding Capstone, Mr. Kearns was a Senior Managing Director at the Policano & Manzo legacy practice of FTI Consulting, and he was also with the predecessor firm Kahn Consulting. Mr. Kearns also spent 3 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb in assignments that included assistant corporate controller. He also spent 10 years in the mergers and acquisitions group and the audit practice of a major international public accounting firm.

Employment History

Managing Member

Policano & Manzo (FTI Consulting)
Senior managing director

Kahn Consulting

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Assistant corporate controller

Professional Affiliations


New York State Society of CPAs

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors

Areas of Expertise


Iona College
BBA, Accounting


Named 2019 Consultant of the Year – Restructuring at the Turnaround Atlas Awards.