Clear Thinking Group names Brian Allen as partner

28 January 2021 1 min. read
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Clear Thinking Group, a Hillsborough, NJ-based management consultancy specializing in turnaround and restructuring, has promoted Brian Allen to partner.

Based in Portland, OR, Allen has more than 25 years of experience serving in senior finance roles, as well as providing financial consulting services. He has worked on numerous engagements to improve financial operations and performance at consumer product, retail, and manufacturing clients – taking on interim CFO and chief accounting officer roles.

Allen has deep expertise providing consulting services in financial modeling and analysis, strategic planning, valuation, due diligence, and M&A, as well as operations, HR, and IT oversight.Clear Thinking Group names Brian Allen as partnerHe has been at Clear Thinking Group (CTG) for 11 years, serving as a managing director. Allen was previously CFO at Copeland Sports and RB Rubber Products. Earlier in his career, he was a senior auditor at Deloitte and an accountant at EY and Arthur Andersen.

Allen holds a BS in accounting from Oregon State University, and is a certified public accountant.

"Throughout his tenure with CTG, Brian has shown a commitment to providing our clients with the best-in-class service that CTG has become known for. As a Partner I am confident that he will continue to add value for our clients and referral sources," said Stuart Kessler, president of Clear Thinking Group.

Founded in 2001, CTG is a boutique restructuring consultancy with a team of over 20 professionals. The firm provides process & performance improvement and financial advisory & restructuring consulting to consumer product, retail, staffing, food processing, and distribution companies.

CTG’s offerings include strategic planning, organizational review, M&A planning, interim management, financial restructuring, and bankruptcy advisory.