Where We’ve Worked

Where We've Worked

*Alliance staff members have also worked in China, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Mexico, Netherlands, and United Kingdom.

Midwest Powerhouse

In 2018, Alliance merged with BerganKDV, a diversified accounting and financial advisory firm with over 450 employees deployed throughout 9 regional offices.

Bergan’s service offering includes traditional CFO, tax and audit services, as well as payroll, IT support, wealth management and senior management advisory services.

BerganKDV has thousands of business clients and their financial consulting team brings a wealth of additional industry experience in Alliance’s key practice areas.

For more information about the capabilities of BerganKDV, click here.

The merger created a Midwestern consulting powerhouse and enabled Alliance to add depth to its bench, assuring clients and referral sources that engagements will always be staffed with the right team.

BerganKDV

Awards And Recognition

2017 Winner, Transaction of the Year

Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Minnesota Chapter

McNally Holdings, LLC

  • Alex Smith
  • Michael Knight

2017 Nominee, Transaction of the Year

Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Minnesota Chapter

Community Action of Minneapolis, Inc.

  • Michael Knight
  • Stephanie Bramer
  • Diane Rogers

2016 Winner, National Transaction of the Year

Small Company - National TMA

HEI, Inc.

  • Chris Tomas
  • Brock Kline
  • Mark Thomas
  • Michael Knight

2015 Winner, Transaction of the Year

Upper Midwest TMA

HEI, Inc.

  • Chris Tomas
  • Brock Kline
  • Mark Thomas
  • Michael Knight

2014 Nominee, Transaction of the Year

Upper Midwest TMA

CMW International, LLC

  • Michael Knight
  • Chris Tomas
  • Justin Pugh

2013 Nominee, Transaction of the Year

Upper Midwest TMA

Carl’s Patio, Inc.

  • Michael Knight
  • Alex Smith
  • Brock Kline

2010 Pro Bono Recognition Award

Upper Midwest TMA

Alliance Management

    2009 Winner, Transaction of the Year

    Upper Midwest TMA

    Lyman Lumber Company

    • Michael Knight
    • James Hajek
    • Steven Murray
    • Brock Kline

    2009 Winner, National Middle Market Transaction of the Year

    National TMA

    Lyman Lumber Company

    • Michael Knight
    • James Hajek
    • Steven Murray
    • Brock Kline

    2009 Winner, Distressed Deal of the Year

    M&A Advisor Magazine

    Lyman Lumber Company

    • Michael Knight
    • James Hajek
    • Steven Murray
    • Brock Kline

    2007 Winner, Turnaround of the Year

    Upper Midwest TMA

    Midwest Elevator Company

    • Rick Lowenberg
    • James Hajek

    2006 Nominee, Transaction of the Year

    National TMA

    Overland Trading Company

    • James Cullen
    • Christopher Tomas
    • Brent McVay

    2005 Winner, Turnaround of the Year

    Upper Midwest TMA

    Mereen Johnson Machine Co.

    • Rick Lowenberg
    • Alex Smith
    • Michael Knight

    2005 Winner, Transaction of the Year

    Upper Midwest TMA

    CityForest Corporation

    • Michael Knight

    2005 Honorable Mention, National Transaction of the Year

    National TMA

    CityForest Corporation

    • Michael Knight

    2004 Nominee, Turnaround of the Year

    National TMA

    Midwest Metals Fabricator

    • James Cullen
    • Rick Lowenberg
    • Michael Knight

    2004 Nominee, Turnaround of the Year

    National TMA

    Midwest High-Tech Manufacturer

    • James Cullen
    • James Hajek
    • Michael Knight

    2002 Nominee, Turnaround of the Year

    National TMA

    Midwest Window Manufacturing Company

    • James Hajek
    • Michael Knight
    • Rick Lowenberg

    2002 Nominee, Turnaround of the Year

    National TMA

    Midwest Printing and Packaging Company

    • Michael Knight
    • Rick Lowenberg
    • James Hajek