Our People

We offer an experienced and capable staff to assist you, including:


William Choo, Senior Vice President, Dipl. Tech., CPA, CGA

 William has over 30 years of expertise to offer in a variety of industries, including Viability Assessments and Receivership appointments in Automotive Dealerships,the Contracting and Construction, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Fabrication,  Distribution, Contracting and Construction, Retail and Wholesale, Trucking and Airlines industries.  William obtained his Diploma of Technology in Financial Management in 1981 and his C.G.A. in 1984.


Don Manning, President, B.Comm., CIRP

As President of the firm, Don brings over 36  years of expertise in Insolvency Consulting, Viability Assessment and Monitoring as well as Appointments as Trustee and Receiver/Receiver-Manager.  He has worked extensively in Import and Distribution, Hospitality, Ski Resort, and Forest Industries.  A Licensed Insolvency Trustee and a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional ( CIRP) since 1979, Don also brings ten years of management expertise from the Forest Industry of B.C. and five years of expertise from the Post Secondary Education field.  He has been active in a wide variety of community and industry volunteer activities throughout his career.

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Alex Ng, Vice President, LLB., CIRP

Alex has worked in the insolvency field since 1997 and is a licensed Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional and a Qualified Insolvency Counsellor.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and a law degree from Osgoode Hall.  Alex started his career in Toronto, later moving to the Lower Mainland.  His legal background, technical knowledge and diverse experience make him a valuable member of our corporate and personal insolvency team.  Alex has worked on insolvency engagements in both commercial and residential real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, food services, as well as handling numerous complex personal bankruptcy and proposal estates.  He has made technical presentations on insolvency issues, and assisted in the editing of the book Finances After Separation.

Other Professional Staff

Our firm employs a diversified group of Consulting Associates.  Our consulting associates practice in their respective area of expertise.  These areas include Real Estate Development and Marketing, Pubs, Hotel Management, Resort and Hospitality Management,  Fishing and Fisheries, Agriculture and Agricultural Products and Marketing, High Technology, Hockey Rink Operations, Financial Industry, and are available for engagements on an as-needed basis.

Support Staff

Our firm offers a strong, balanced group of support staff including administrative, accounting and general administrative personnel to actively participate in the delivery of our services.

Note: *  Denotes membership as a General Member of Canadian Association of Insolvency  Restructuring Professionals

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