John Tittle Joins Whitley Penn as Managing Director of Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Dallas, TX (August 17, 2023)

Whitley Penn welcomes John Tittle, Jr., CPA/CFF/CGMA, CTP, CIRA, CDBV, as the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Managing Director.

With over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy advisory, restructuring, and financial consulting, Tittle is a seasoned professional in his field. Throughout his career, he has provided services in bankruptcy advisory and reorganization, helped secure debt and equity capital, played key roles in merger and acquisition activities, conducted thorough due diligence, performed sales of distressed assets and businesses, conducted business valuations and solvency opinions, and offered expert testimony and litigation consulting services.

Tittle has had extensive experience in reorganization activities, bankruptcies, turnaround engagements, valuation, and corporate finance. His versatility is evident as he has taken on various roles such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Trustee, Keeper/Receiver, financial advisor, accountant, and consultant. Over the years, he has been engaged in numerous cases where he has provided his knowledge and testimony on recharacterization issues, accounting and financial matters, damage calculation projects, valuation and solvency issues, and other legal proceedings in a bankruptcy context.

“We are thrilled to have John join the Whitley Penn team,” stated Partner-in-Charge of Consulting, Nathen McEown. “With his remarkable credentials and vast expertise in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring field, he will greatly benefit our clients within this category. We eagerly anticipate John’s contribution and the expansion of Whitley Penn’s consulting services.”

Throughout his career, Tittle has also earned several prestigious certifications, including Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), and also holds the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations from the American Institute of CPAs, as well as the Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV) from the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors. As a testament to his knowledge and experience in the industry, Tittle is a 30th Anniversary Circle Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and served on its Board of Directors for 15 years, including a four-year term as Treasurer.

Tittle’s educational background includes a BBA in Accounting from Texas Christian University, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Whitley Penn’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring team assists companies facing financial distress or insolvency by providing specific and professional guidance. Whether an organization needs assistance with operational turnaround/restructuring assessments, planning, and/or implementation, requires strategic advice on and/or execution of a financial restructuring, or is contemplating bankruptcy or have filed an in-court proceeding, our team of experienced professionals is committed to helping navigate and/or manage these complex situations. Our experience also extends beyond the confirmation or termination of bankruptcy proceedings through expert testimony in post-confirmation litigation or by many other avenues, such as management of a lender’s collateral pending foreclosure.

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn is a full-service accounting firm with nine locations, and more than 800 employees delivering tax, audit, and consulting services across more than 20 industries, has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit



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