April 25, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia

Moore Colson, the number one ranked Best of the Best CPA and advisory firm in the United States by Inside Public Accounting, recently announced Partner Chris Tierney has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management and investment firms.  Tierney joins other Forbes Finance Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers who submit thought leadership articles on industry-related topics for publishing on

Tierney has over 30 years of experience in providing financial, operational and strategic management and advice to domestic and international companies and their stakeholders. He has extensive experience providing litigation support services, implementing fraud and forensic investigations as well as providing expert and consulting witness testimony on a broad range of topics. Tierney, who is frequently appointed by State and Federal courts as a Trustee, Receiver, and Examiner, is a Registered Neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution providing mediation and arbitration services on civil matters for companies and individuals. A Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Tierney has a Bachelor of Art from Colby College and an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. Tierney has been a featured speaker, author and quoted expert for many organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth, American Bankruptcy Institute, Georgia Bar Association, National Association of Credit Managers, Turnaround Management Association, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and Fox News.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Forbes Councils community, especially considering how Forbes is such a well-respected icon of the business community,” said Tierney. “It’s a great opportunity to further our firm’s growing national recognition and having a platform to share our thought leadership on a number of fronts with similar experts in our related fields.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Chris into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

About Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors

Moore Colson has been providing accounting, advisory and consulting services to mid-market businesses and Fortune 500 companies nationwide since 1981. Headquartered in Atlanta, Moore Colson is one of America’s largest and top award-winning firms delivering innovative and practical solutions in a true partnership model. Only Moore Colson provides the expertise, relentless integrity and personalized experience to help your company achieve its business goals. Learn more at

About Forbes Councils

Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on For more information about Forbes Finance Council, visit To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit




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