BMF Akron Office Closure Beginning May 1

Beginning May 1, our Akron Office will be closed to the public for renovations but will remain available to assist you. Contact your BMF Advisor or call 330.762.9785 to speak with someone who can help. We anticipate renovations taking several weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

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Alex J. Irwin



3421 Ridgewood Road #300

Akron, Ohio 44333





A manager within the BMF Transaction Advisory Services Group, Alex provides financial due diligence and other consultation services to private equity groups, equity sponsors, subordinated debt lenders, as well as sellers of privately held companies. He has experience in Assurance and Advisory Services from his time at a regional accounting firm focusing on audits of various funds and trusts such as mutual funds, private equity funds and hedge funds. This experience enabled him to obtain a thorough understanding of investment funds, aiming to identify risk exposure and performance trends.

Previously, Alex worked at a $14B publicly traded financial institution as an audit analyst, advancing his accounting, advisory, internal control and data analysis skills. In addition to leading audits, Alex conducted the institution’s continuous monitoring function, testing big data as well as performing testing over the overall institution’s risk appetite and branch operations.



  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Double Major: Accountancy & Finance), John Carroll University


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • The Vincent House, after school volunteer


  • Achiever
  • Deliberative
  • Futuristic
  • Learner
  • Responsibility

Industry Experience

Private Equity

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