Sandy Lyons, CPA, CA, CIRP

Title/Position: Senior Manager, Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Company: Grant Thornton Limited

Every day, Sandy Lyons helps Albertans get relief from financial difficulties and obtain a financial fresh start. As a Senior Manager with Grant Thornton Limited, Sandy brings over 35 years of experience in consumer and corporate insolvency.

Sandy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Insolvency Restructuring Professional, Certified Fraud Examiner, Licensed Insolvency Trustee and Insolvency Counselor at Grant Thornton’s Consumer Insolvency practice in Lethbridge, Alberta. He has spent the last 20 years focused on small, owner-managed business and consumer insolvency. His specialties include receiverships, liquidations, bankruptcies and legislated proposals.

In his spare time, Sandy likes to support not for profit organizations in his community. In the past and currently, he has supported several local organizations through fundraising, professional expertise, and volunteer time.

He is a current Director with the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer with the CPA Financial Literacy program. In the past, Sandy was a Director and President of the Alberta Association of Insolvency Restructuring Professionals, a past Director and Board Chair of the Family Centre Society of Southern Alberta, a past Director of the Canadian Insolvency Foundation, and a past Director of Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta.