Our team at Burke Advisory services is made of professionals that specialize in the areas that will help you and your business overcome your business crisis. To learn more about our team, we have provided some helpful information or feel free to reach out with any of your questions.

Kevin M. Burke, CTP

Kevin M. Burke, founder and principal of Burke Advisory, is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) who has over 30 years of experience in business management, finance, real estate and providing professional services in the Southeastern Michigan area. He is a member in good standing of the internationally recognized Turnaround Management Association.

Kevin has spent over fifteen years in commercial banking/lending. As a member of Senior Management, he has directed Special Assets Groups and construction lending departments at two commercial banks. This is accompanied by expertise in commercial credit, loan review and loan operations. Mr. Burke has also managed several privately owned companies. His experience includes sales organizations, distribution companies, real estate organizations, multi-generational family businesses, manufacturing and service concerns.

As a licensed real estate broker, he has bought and sold over 400 individual pieces of real estate. Additionally, he has experience in land development, hotel, industrial, residential, commercial and multi-family properties. Kevin began his career at Michigan National Bank (Bank of America) after graduating from the Villanova School of Business, at Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA. To download full bio, click here:

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Jay Turner, Managing Director

Mr. Turner has been involved in numerous businesses over the past 30 years. He has acquired or started more than a dozen operating companies and has consulted for numerous others. Jay is known for taking an intense and personal involvement in all his businesses and assignments. Mr. Turner has been directly responsible for the development, construction, management and disposition of over 7,000 residential units and 1,400,000 square feet of commercial property. He attributes his early “credit” and “commercial banking” experiences for laying a solid foundation; skills Mr. Turner continues to rely on today.

His primary focus with Burke Advisory is Receivership Services and commercial real estate site development. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and has been and remains active on numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards. He resides in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan with his wife Jennifer.

David Welke, CPA

Mr. Welke has been providing consultative business services for over 25 years. He is a Certified Public Accountant and specializes in financial management and restructuring. David’s experience is quite varied in that he has provided services for organizations in the commercial contracting, real estate development, asset management, agricultural commodity processing, production, trading and distribution industries. He has provided CFO, accounting and systems integration services for those clients.

Financial restructuring and federal bankruptcy administration are among David’s skills. Mr. Welke has been associated with small private concerns as well as large multi-national conglomerates. He graduated from the University of Tennessee and has a Michigan real estate license.


Dan Simmons, Accounting/Bookkeeping Advisor

Dan works very closely with our clients, helping them to clean-up and reconfigure their accounting system and ensuring that all activity is clearly reflected in all of the financial statements. He is responsible for analyzing and restructuring our client’s financial records as well as working on the financial assessments that go out to our clients. Mr. Simmons has a degree in business administration, majoring in accounting from Western Michigan University. For the past 2 years, Dan has worked closely with a Metro Detroit CPA firm handling the bookkeeping needs of approximately 50 of their clients.
He is very knowledgeable with QuickBooks software and has assisted many new companies with the formation of their businesses and filing requirements. Dan is a member of the National Society of Accountants and is experienced in analyzing financial statements, tax planning, financial reporting, budgets, corporate tax, strategic planning and business strategy. Dan resides in Ferndale, Michigan.