Clear Thinking Group, LLC takes on new name and launches enhanced digital presence to better connect clients with strategic insights

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, today introduced PKF Clear Thinking, LLC, a subsidiary of the Firm specializing in business advisory services for companies at any stage of their life cycle. Formally known as Clear Thinking Group, LLC, the award-winning national bankruptcy and restructuring consultancy now operates as PKF Clear Thinking, LLC, with an enhanced digital presence and expanded network to better connect clients with strategic insights and actionable solutions that drive growth and preserve value.

“There is a continual shift in the accounting world toward a greater demand for more strategic advisory services,” said Jonathan C. Moore, Partner-in-Charge of Advisory at PKF O’Connor Davies. “We’ve long sought out solutions and partners to provide these sophisticated services, and Stu and the entire team at PKF Clear Thinking are the perfect complement to our organization. I’d like to formally welcome them to the PKF O’Connor Davies family as we continue to strengthen our advisory offering.”

PKF Clear Thinking joins the Firm with a proven track record of providing financial advisory and restructuring, bankruptcy advisory, process and performance improvement, and creditors’ rights services. PKF Clear Thinking has also recently expanded its expertise into Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solutions. Many clients are actively seeking advisory services and guidance to enhance their ESG actions as the topic gains traction across industries. These enhanced solutions and areas of expertise are reflected in PKF Clear Thinking’s redesigned website –

“Joining the PKF O’Connor Davies team and building on our digital presence reflects a new chapter in our company’s history and reinforces our commitment to client service that informs all of our work and our workplace culture,” said Stuart Kessler, CEO of PKF Clear Thinking. “The Firm’s deep bench of industry experts and comprehensive service offerings allow us to serve our clients at a whole new level.”

PKF Clear Thinking leverages decades of specialized expertise to customize client strategies that address specific issues faced by organizations across a range of industries, including those operating in the consumer product manufacturing, solar energy, fashion, corrugated packaging, specialty printing, telecommunications, construction, temporary staffing, cannabis, food and beverage, healthcare, and retail sectors.

PKF O’Connor Davies continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with an ongoing focus on top-tier external hires.

About PKF Clear Thinking, LLC

PKF Clear Thinking, LLC, a subsidiary of PKF O’Connor Davies, offers advisory services that help companies succeed, at any stage of their life cycle, with clear direction and practical, actionable solutions. The Firm engages with healthy companies to create value, and works with troubled companies to preserve value. Our track record and years of experience working on hundreds of successful engagements has propelled us to become a trusted and respected advisor. For more information, visit


About PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, the Firm has 16 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Florida and Rhode Island and more than 1,200 professionals providing a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services. PKF O’Connor Davies is led by over 135 partners who are closely involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness.

The Firm is a top-ranked firm, according to Accounting Today’s 2021 “Top 100 Firms” list and was recently recognized as one of “America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes. PKF O’Connor Davies was named one of Vault’s2022 Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America and ranked among the top 50 most prestigious accounting firms in America in a complementary Vault survey.

PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative of the international association of PKF member firms. PKF International is a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting, tax and business advisory services in over 400 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience and focus on the future, PKF O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment. For more information, visit

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