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WEBINAR: Coronavirus Cash Crunch: Weathering the Storm Amidst Potential Liquidity Gaps

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (PDT)


Coronavirus Cash Crunch: 
Weathering the Storm Amidst Potential Liquidity Gaps

Hosted by ATA's National Finance & Accounting Council (NAFC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Given the uncertainty many companies face today, this webinar explores practical measures teams should consider implementing. We will include an explanation of cash flow planning, real-world experiences and other proactive suggestions intended to help companies weather business challenges and position themselves to bounce back.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

• Describe 13-week cash flow modeling to understand liquidity gaps

• Discuss proactive actions management may take in response to a cash crunch

• Discuss the impact on a company’s operating model and realignment of business strategies

This complimentary webinar is open to all.

About the Presenters: 

Gregory M. Knight, CPA, Director, BKD, LLP

Greg is a member of the BKDnext® consulting group and has more than 14 years of audit and business advisory service experience. He has the ability to leverage enterprise data to model the economics of an organization. His data analytics models have provided insights into the cost drivers and underlying economics of clients in business transactions and value enhancement initiatives. Greg previously focused on assisting private equity and strategic buyers with financial due diligence and other strategic business services associated with mergers and acquisitions. He served midsize manufacturing and distribution companies with revenues between $10 million and $100 million. Greg is a 2004 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.S. degree in business with an emphasis on accounting and operations management.

Christopher K. Schumann, Director, BKD, LLP

Chris is also a member of the BKDnext® consulting group and leverages his extensive experience to assist founders/owners with succession and transition planning, with a specific focus on building transferable value. He also assists private sellers and private equity clients with business enhancement strategies ahead of the transaction process. Chris previously provided due diligence to private equity buyers and sells in middle-market mergers and acquisition deals. Before joining BKD, he was a principal for a regional management consulting firm, offering middle-market manufacturing company’s growth, turnaround and technology solutions as well as due diligence and value enhancement services. He also has experience using lean techniques and implementing technology to improve operations for companies with complex products. Chris is a 1996 graduate of Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, with an M.B.A. degree.

Patrick B. Gilbert, CPA, Director, BKD, LLP

Patrick assists family-owned and founder-owned clients to align their personal goals, values and business to achieve strategic growth and create transferable value. He provides merger and acquisition due diligence and financial and accounting management advisory services, including sell-side enhancement assistance, financial modeling, forecasts and projections. Patrick focuses on adding stakeholder value in middle-market companies with revenues from $10 million to $250 million. He provided transaction and accounting advisory services for clients in a wide range of industries, including Fortune 500 companies with deal values ranging from $5 million to $3 billion. He has assisted with cross-border transactions in various countries across the globe, including China, the Czech Republic, India, Italy and Portugal. Patrick is a graduate of Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.S. degree in accounting and finance.

A recording will be provided to all approved registrants post webinar even if you are not able to attend.

National Accounting and Finance Council (NAFC) members are eligible for an hour of CPE credit for attending this webinar. For details on the CPE and membership, email

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