About Traverse

Almost 20 Years
of proven results

We are here to help you with advice and support to restructure and maximize your business.

Our history

Serving you since 2005

Traverse LLC was formed in 2005. The goal was to form a company that would provide the highest quality advice, executable solutions, personalized service and support to middle market clients in order to help them achieve their goals. Now in its 18th year, Traverse continues to provide Management Services (principally Restructuring, Interim Management, and Litigation Support) and Transaction Support (principally financial due diligence) to the middle market.

Our process

tested and proven

Traverse’s turnkey Management Services’ process allows us to assess quickly our client’s
needs and unique situations as well as assemble the optimal resources to address critical business issues.

> 900


> 500

Completed Projects

> 200

satisfied clients


Years of experience
talented crew

Our team

Albert Altro, CPA, CIRA
Kitty Cheng, CPA, MBT
Robert Tormey, CPA, CTP, CIRA
Kieran McGarrell, CIRA

Albert Altro, CPA, CIRA

Managing Director, Corporate Restructuring & Transaction Support

Mr. Altro brings over 28 years of experience in corporate restructuring, public accounting and executive management, and consulting, primarily in a leadership role. His experience spans a variety of industries and organizations, servicing primarily middle market privately held corporations, as well as debtors-in-possession, secured and unsecured creditors, private equity groups, and strategic buyers.

Prior to forming Traverse, Albert worked at KPMG in both the auditing group and the strategic consulting practice; he also was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Transaction Services Group and also worked as a corporate restructuring advisor at Zolfo Cooper (acquired by Alix Partners).

Kieran McGarrell, CIRA

Managing Director, Transaction Services, and Corporate Restructuring

Kieran McGarrell has more than 20 years of experience as a senior executive and consultant in a wide range of financial and operational roles. He brings extensive knowledge in all aspects of Finance, Accounting, Corporate Restructuring and Financial Due Diligence. He has worked with start-ups, high-growth private companies and multinational corporations, and has significant international experience having worked in the UK and managed U.S.-based entities responsible for significant overseas operations.

Prior to joining Traverse in 2007, Kieran served served for 12 years as Vice President and Finance Director at Smiths Group plc. During this time, Kieran championed Business Process Re-engineering, Lean manufacturing and system implementations, he led operations and administrative functions across multiple businesses.

Robert Tormey, CPA, CTP, CIRA

Director, Restructuring & Interim Management

Mr. Tormey brings over 33 years of knowledge and experience leading, managing and consulting to a variety of organizations to the Traverse team. He is an experienced Chief Financial Officer and Financial Advisor who has supported numerous private equity sponsors and Lender Groups, in both Chief Financial Officer and Financial Advisory roles. Bob has managed both development stage and growth companies, supporting operational turnarounds, financial recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and acquisitions integration efforts.

Prior to joining the executive roster at Traverse LLC, Bob was a partner with financial advisory firm, Tatum Partners for over 10 years he also held managing director positions at Carl Marks Advisors and Crossroads. In addition, Mr. Tormey has held numerous CFO positions as well as serving at Arthur Andersen & Co.

Kitty Cheng, CPA, MBT

Director, Taxation

Kitty Cheng brings over 25 years of tax consulting experience to Traverse LLC. She specialized in tax issues related to mergers & acquisitions, reorganization and restructuring, as well as issues unique to debtors, creditors and equity holders in bankruptcy proceedings. Focusing on taxation, mergers and acquisitions, her clientele includes both private equity firms and strategic buyers who look to expand market presence.

Prior to joining the team at Traverse, Kitty served as Tax Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over twelve years in the Mergers & Acquisition Group. She later became a Tax Partner at Grobstein Horwath.


Director, Interim Management & Transaction Services

Mr. DeCiccio is an experienced finance professional with more than 33 years of professional experience that includes serving in management roles in industry and the Big 4. Jerry’s focus at Traverse has been on interim financial management roles and transaction support. Jerry recently finished a 9 month assignment assisting the finance group at Hyundai Merchant Marine of America.

Prior to joining Traverse, Jerry had 25 years of experience working in publicly traded companies including President at Cerebain Biotech Corp. (OTCBB) pre-revenue, CFO/COO at Intech Electromechanical (NASDAQ) $250 million, CFO/COO at GTC Telecom (AMEX) $50 million, and CFO at Incomnet Communications (NASDAQ) $175 million. Mr. DeCiccio also served as CFO/COO at BrandFX, Controller at Parker Hannifin Corp. (NYSE), Waste Management Inc. (NYSE), Newport Corp. (NASDAQ), and Ritz Interactive (prepped for and prepared S1). Acted as advisor in establishing accounting practices for complicated accounts payable system.

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