Haley Africano, CPA
Haley Africano holds valuable transaction advisory experience across various industries including healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, distribution, retail, and professional services with deal sizes ranging from $1 million to $1.5 billion purchase price/credit facility. She has served private and public corporate, private equity, lenders, and private individual clients across the United States, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe.
At RedRidge, Haley performs engagements in quality of earnings/financial due diligence, specialty finance and lender collateral assignments, primarily for middle market businesses. She has completed a multitude of buy-side and sell-side due diligence, independent business review, enterprise valuation and ad hoc financial consulting engagements.
Prior to joining RedRidge, Haley worked in transaction due diligence and corporate finance between Grant Thornton LLP (Chicago) and Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Ltd (Dublin, Ireland). Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP’s transaction advisory services group, Haley spent two years in the firm’s financial services audit department. Haley led PCAOB and AICPA audit engagements for clients primarily comprised of brokers/dealers in securities and other specialty finance organizations.
Haley holds Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in both Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Illinois and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society.