Hanny Akl leads the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, which focuses both on buy-side and sell-side transactions along with advising owners on creating value within their businesses. He is an active member (and former learning coordinator) of the Firm’s Technology and Life Sciences Client Service Group where he is the Firm’s expert on software revenue recognition and other technical topics. Hanny supports clients in all phases of their business and transaction life cycles. He works with a wide variety of clients, including private equity, closely held and public companies. His industry experience is focused on software and technology-enabled companies, telecommunications, retail and distribution businesses, and real estate. Before Warren Averett, Hanny was the President and CEO of a real estate business where he positioned the company for a successful acquisition. Hanny began his career in the audit practice of Ernst & Young. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and has a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Virginia. He resides in Birmingham with his wife and three kids and enjoys sports, the outdoors and traveling.
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