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SME Webinar Series: Honest Talks with the Experts – Tough Conversations on Restructuring

Start Date:6/8/2020

Start Time:2:00 PM EDT

Duration:120 minutes


Restructuring. Life as we know it will be different after this global crisis has passed. How do we do business and how do we survive what may potentially be a recession right after the virus has long gone? What will your business look like and what tough questions do you need to be asking today to ensure your tomorrow?

Interact with our panel of experts in this special “Honest Talks with an Expert” webinar.

This webinar is eligible for 1 CPD. CPD credits for financial literacy events are determined by the provincial bodies. Please contact your provincial body for eligibility.

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Eitan dehtiar

Eitan volunteers and consults across Canada and abroad, supporting capacity building initiatives related to large scale resource development, infrastructure and logistics projects. He has spent his career operating in locations as diverse as the Canadian Arctic, Afghanistan and Mongolia.

Professionally, he has guided organizations through periods of significant change as CFO of SkyLink Aviation through its CCAA restructuring, and at Braden Burry Expediting, through its sale to the NorTerra group. He also served as served as the interim Director, Finance and Administration at CPA Ontario through the unification of Ontario’s accounting profession.

Eitan is involved with many community and social causes, including CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy program, where he has been involved in expanding the program to remote and indigenous communities, Relay Education, a charity focused on delivering renewable energy education to schools and communities across Canada, CESO, where he has supported mine readiness strategies and others.

Eitan holds Executive MBA from Queen’s University, as well as his CPA, CMA designation.

Sandy Lyons, CPA, CIRP, CFE, LIT

Senior Manager, Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Grant Thornton

Every day, Sandy and his team help Canadians obtain relief from their personal and business-related financial difficulties.

As a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and Insolvency Counselor with Grant Thornton Limited in Lethbridge, Alberta, Sandy has more than 37 years of experience in assisting consumers and owner-managed small businesses restructure their finances under the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

Sandy is a past director and president of the Alberta Association of Insolvency Restructuring Professionals; a past director and board chair of the Family Centre Society of Southern Alberta; and a past director of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Insolvency Foundation, and Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta.

Sandy dedicates his spare time to financial literacy and not for profit board governance related initiatives in his local community and is a volunteer with the CPA Canada Financial Literacy program and Speakers Bureau.
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