Ms. Shante GeorgeBaker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, New York, NY
SHANTÉ is a director and has consulting experience in the areas of bankruptcy, financial and operational restructuring, transactional due diligence and forensic investigations. She has extensive experience advising companies, unsecured creditors, lenders, trustees and examiners in both bankruptcy and out-of-court proceedings. She also serves on the firm’s National Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Previously, she was a senior vice president at Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC. Shanté manages the day-to-day aspects of engagements, including challenging and leading large teams in conducting complex forensic and financial analyses relating to the evaluation of potential causes of action, Ponzi schemes, asset-misappropriation and tracing, earnings manipulation, and other forensic-accounting matters. She assists in the preparation of expert reports, the discovery process, and in preparing experts for testimony and trial. She has also provided testimony at trial in connection with a bankruptcy matter involving alleged fraudulent transfers in the Southern District of New York. Shanté has been actively involved with the New York Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association since 2012, and has been on its board of directors since 2017. She is currently the chair of Programming for New York. In 2016, she was nominated to chair the NextGen Committee for TMA NY, and prior to that she co-chaired the Membership Committee for TMA Global. She also is a member of the Substantive Events Committee for the New York Chapter of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. In addition, she is a volunteer member of the board of directors of Head Start of Rockland, a leading provider of comprehensive and nationally accredited preschool and early childhood education and preschool special education services for low-income children and their families.
[Shanté’s] commitment to excellence, to serving clients, to getting the job well done, and to helping others is at the heart of everything she does.... [S]he jumps into difficult situations when others are stepping away.