EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & CERTIFICATIONS
B.A., Santa Clara University, 1997
CPA License, Nevada
Certified Fraud Examiner
Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Member, Nevada Society of CPAs
Member, American Institute of CPAs
Board Member, Meadows Bank
Chairman of the Board, Boys Town
BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING & CONSULTING BACKGROUND
Mr. Huygens is a founding principal of Province and has 20 years of experience in consulting and management on a national basis, primarily involving out-of-court restructurings, complex chapter 11 cases, and distressed financial transactions. He is an effective leader who produces creative and pragmatic solutions to complicated issues, and is a recent award winner in the Service Provider category with M&A Advisor. Mr. Huygens has represented debtors, chapter 7 and 11 trustees, creditors and creditor committees in cases spanning a range of industries, including gaming, hospitality, construction, metals & mining, real estate, media, alternative energy, ecommerce and retail. His experience includes the origination and restructuring of debt, fraud investigation, expert testimony, prepackaged and traditional reorganization plans, forensic and reconstructive accounting, asset sales, debtor-in-possession and exit financing, crisis management, interim management and strategic alternative consulting.
PRIOR BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Mr. Huygens has spent the bulk of his career in the financial arena, serving as COO, CFO, Restructuring Officer or equivalent positions. He was previously a manager of assurance and advisory services for Deloitte with an emphasis in gaming and real estate, where he was responsible for coordinating the firm’s efforts for audit and consulting engagements and numerous financial transactions, including public equity offerings, public and private debt offerings, and purchase and merger transactions.