Alex Sutton is Managing Director, Head of Research, for Gordon Brothers’ Valuation division where he coordinates industry guidance and market research to support cross-asset appraisals. Prior to this role, Alex headed Gordon Brothers’ Inventory Valuation practice as well as AccuVal-LiquiTec’s Inventory Valuation practice, which was acquired by Gordon Brothers in 2015, where his team produced reports used primarily for financing and financial reporting. With over two decades of experience, Alex has directed inventory appraisals across a wide range of industries, including aerospace, agriculture, apparel, chemicals, food processing and wholesaling, building products, beverage, giftware, grains, furniture, healthcare, home furnishings, industrial machinery, lumber, machine tools, medical devices, metals, paper, pharmaceuticals, plastics, retail, seafood, technology, textiles, and transportation.
As an expert witness, he has experience testifying before federal bankruptcy court as well as supporting litigation through depositions, affidavits of value, and consulting experience. Alex also has experience with machinery and equipment appraisals, marine assets, fishery permits, and has managed many inventory auctions and liquidations.
In addition to The Secured Finance Network, Alex is a member of the Turnaround Management Association as well as The American Society of Appraisers. He frequently speaks on valuation topics and has published several articles related to the appraisal process and industry and market trends. He holds a BA in American History from Harvard College, where he graduated cum laude.