Gregory E. Wolski

GREGORY E. WOLSKI, CPA is an independent Expert Advisor to Floyd Advisory. Greg retired in June 2019 from Ernst & Young LLP. Greg was a partner in EY’s Forensic & Integrity Services practice with over 39 years of experience in due diligence, litigation, accounting and auditing and other advisory services. Greg served as the firm’s global practice leader for the Transaction Forensics practice (including purchase price disputes, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-bribery/anti-corruption due diligence, private equity anti-corruption compliance, transaction fraud and forensic due diligence). Greg also served as the Global Sector leader for all forensic services provided to Private Equity firms.

Greg specializes in the distribution and manufacturing industries focusing on accounting and financial issues and disputes including inventory, contract accounting and pricing, environmental costs and expenses, project management, purchase price disputes and financial statement accounting practices and procedures.

Greg has served as an independent arbitrator or as an expert on over 500 mergers and acquisitions matters. Greg has also served as a technical consultant and independent partner on accounting and financial reporting issues, due diligence issues and litigation and advisory services issues for public and private clients of EY.

Greg has been a frequent speaker on accounting and mergers and acquisitions topics and has authored numerous articles on mitigating M&A disputes, forensic due diligence and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-corruption due diligence.

All potential engagements require the ordinary course conflict search by Floyd Advisory LLC, as well as the approval by Ernst & Young LLP to ensure compliance with retired partner agreements.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Distinguished Graduate – University of Illinois at Chicago

Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Illinois CPA Society