John Chapman

John Chapman is a CPA with a Master’s Degree in Accounting and more than 25 years of senior management experience in medium and large corporate accounting environments. John has held positions as CFO, Controller and VP of Finance. John’s industry experience includes Automotive Retailing and Finance, Specialty Retailing, and Manufacturing in both high tech and industrial sectors.

John’s experience is uniquely built from a transactional perspective with hands on and direct supervisory processing experience in accounts receivable, cash management-treasury, accounts payable, purchasing, payroll, and manufacturing accounting. John also has extensive experience in financial systems development, having installed large-scale computer applications in all of the above functional areas using primarily J. D. Edwards and PeopleSoft software with some experience in SAP and other smaller accounting software.

John has extensive mega-case bankruptcy experience and has coordinated or played a lead role in the planning and administrative efforts of 6 chapter 11 filings. He has personally supervised or developed all required reports and documents necessary for a chapter 11 filing. He has also supervised or personally prepared all ongoing status, operating and management reports required by the US Courts. In this role, John has also coordinated the reconciliation and settlement of thousands of proofs of claim as well as provided litigation support in the areas of reclamation claims, preference actions and other various court proceedings. John has also led teams or actively participated in the negotiation of credit and key vendor agreements in a chapter 11 environment. John has also had extensive expert and fact witness experiences in a number of bankruptcy courts throughout the US.

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