William G. King
Mr. King is the founder of WK Financial, LLC (“WKF”), a boutique firm that specializes in providing financial consulting services in Florida and throughout the United States to stakeholders and their counsel involved in financially distressed situations or disputes. Previously, Mr. King worked as a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen , a manager in Price Waterhouse’s Dispute Analysis and Corporate Recovery practice, and at the nationally recognized crisis management and restructuring firms of Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group and Development Specialists, Inc. In addition, Mr. King worked at a Fortune 1000 company with overall responsibility for managing reinsurance programs with substantial exposure to asbestosis and other mass tort claims.
Mr. King has over 30 years of consulting and business experience providing financial restructuring and fiduciary services, litigation support, audit and forensic accounting services, in a variety of industries, including technology, real estate, telecom, manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, retail, casual dining, and transportation. Mr. King has worked for and on behalf of debtors, creditors and lenders, in federal and state court matters, throughout the United States primarily involving small and middle market companies. He has also been involved in a number of out-of-court restructuring matters. Mr. King has been appointed as an interim officer, fiduciary (or provided day-to-day support of other fiduciaries) in such roles as Assignee, Receiver, Chief Restructuring Officer, Chapter 7 and 11 Trustee, Examiner, and Replacement Manager.
Through these various roles, Mr. King has gained extensive experience in assisting parties in virtually every stage of a distressed situation from early case evaluation to settlement negotiation and work-outs. He has hands-on experience and specific expertise in financial modeling and cash forecasting, negotiating with critical vendors and lenders; administering the sale of companies or specific assets; performing liquidation analyses, administering stakeholder distributions; performing bankruptcy support functions, investigating claims of preference and fraudulent conveyance, overseeing and performing asset tracing analyses and other investigations of a company’s business and financial records and related transactions.
Mr. King is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in Texas) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from John Brown University. Mr. King is a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He lives in South Florida with his wife Jane, and their twin children – William and Natalie.