Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics Testing
  • Internal Investigations


  • Restaurant
  • Telecom


  • BBA University of West Georgia
  • MPAcc University of West Georiga
  • MBA University of West Georgia


  • MBA


  • 2 Years with Firm
  • 5 Years of Relevant Experience

Irene Byela is a Senior Associate at GlassRatner (now doing business as B. Riley Advisory Services) who is part of Atlanta's Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support practice. Prior to joining the firm, Irene was an Indirect Tax team lead at a telecommunication and information consulting firm. During her time there, she gained valuable analytic and research skills working in various specialty areas including tax compliance, tax accounting, audit defense, tax automation, process improvement, tax mapping and billing.

Irene has a strong educational background that enhances her work, including a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance, Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Business Intelligence and Cyber Security from University of West Georgia. She is also fluent in Ukrainian and Russian.

B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.