S. Gregory Hays is Managing Principal with Hays Financial Consulting, LLC. Mr. Hays is a court-appointed fiduciary and forensic accountant that specializes in recovering funds from insolvent companies and investment offerings. He is routinely appointed by federal and state courts as a receiver or bankruptcy trustee to manage businesses in order to maximize recovery for creditors. He has been appointed as a fiduciary by courts in seven states.
Mr. Hays is a recognized expert in Ponzi schemes and receiverships and has been quoted in many articles in national publications. The TV show American Greed featured a story on the Al Parish Ponzi scheme where he served as receiver. Other cases in which he has served as a fiduciary have been the subject of TV broadcasts including CNN’s Anderson Cooper, CBS Evening News, and local news programs.
He has spoken on bankruptcy, receiver and fraud issues at conferences sponsored by the ABI, ACFE, AIRA, IAAR, INSOL, NABT, NACM, NAFER, NCBJ, TMA and other professional organizations.
Mr. Hays has thirty-five years of financial experience including twenty-five years managing bankruptcy and receivership cases and investigating fraudulent activity. He manages a firm of corporate financial consultants that specializes in turnarounds, workouts, asset recovery, forensic accounting, litigation support, and interim management. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional (“CTP”) and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (“CIRA”) and serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors. He also serves as the President of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER).