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Kipp Fagerstrom

Kipp Fagerstrom

Kipp is a Managing Director with more than 25 years of experience assisting financially distressed entities through all phases of the restructuring and bankruptcy process. He has extensive expertise helping public and private companies improve financial performance, strengthen their capital structure, manage liquidity, and streamline and enhance operations.

Kipp has a record of achievement as a Chief Restructuring Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of Finance for organizations pursuing superior financial performance and returns on investment (ROI). He has extensive experience and knowledge in operational accounting, financial and strategic planning, performance improvement, treasury management, turnaround management, and M&A. He has served a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, construction, retail, consumer products, and oil & gas services.

Prior to joining Accordion, Kipp was a Director at FORVIS where he worked with clients to drive value through finance transformation, process improvement, and strategic and financial planning.  Kipp also previously served as a Senior Managing Director at Clear Thinking Group where he assisted companies with restructuring, refinancing, turnaround management, and performance improvement initiatives.   Kipp also has former experience at Conway MacKenzie, XRoads Solutions Group, and PwC, amongst others.

Kipp is a graduate of Kennesaw State University, Georgia, with a B.S. in Accounting, and is a graduate of Keller Graduate School of Management, Atlanta, Georgia, with an M.B.A. in Finance. Kipp is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Something You Should Know

  • Married for 27 years
  • Father of three teenage boys who all play lacrosse, one in College
  • Coached youth and middle school Football for 15+ years


  • Scoutmaster for over 20 years for the Boy Scouts of America