Jim R. Porter

ToneyKorf Partners

Charlotte, NC

Managing Director

Jim Porter is a Managing Director of ToneyKorf Partners, LLC.  Jim has spent over 20 years working with distressed companies internationally and domestically, providing turnaround and restructuring services as well as litigation support to help maximize stakeholder value and client returns.

Jim is currently involved in the restructuring of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, where his role is to manage various restructuring initiatives in conjunction with the Department of Health and the State of New York to stabilize and improve healthcare delivery in East Brooklyn.   Prior to this role, Jim served for three years as its Chief Financial Officer.

Publications, Speaking Engagements and Awards

Recipient of The M&A Advisor award 40 Under 40 in 2012.

“Working Capital Structure: Identifying Opportunities and Minimizing Risks,” co-author, ABI Journal, December 2011/January 2012.

Jim has spoken on insolvency matters sponsored by the Turnaround Management Association and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

· Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, member.

· Institute of Certified Accountants of England and Wales, member.

· Turnaround Management Association, Carolinas chapter, Treasurer and member.

· Associate Chartered Accountant.

· Joint Insolvency Examination Board.

· Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.

· Certified Turnaround Professional.

Community Involvement

Jim has a demonstrated commitment to the community, and was appointed to the Board of Directors of the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a former client that was the beneficiary of a successful Out-of-Court restructuring in 2009.  He was on the winning team of the Fire Department of New York “Firefighter for a Day” corporate challenge on May 13, 2011, and participates in the “24 Hours of Booty” bicycle challenge in Charlotte, North Carolina, having raised more than $50,000 for cancer charities in the process.  Jim was recently involved in the construction of a home in the Carolinas for Habitat for Humanity.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University (UK).

About AIRA

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