David A. Agay has been named the new managing member of the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, succeeding Richard N. Kessler, who served as the managing member in Chicago since 2007. Agay, a corporate restructuring attorney who joined the firm in 2011, previously served as the Chicago office’s assistant managing member. He practices in the areas of business restructuring, business counseling, commercial finance, and healthy and distressed M&A. He holds a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Pomona...


Jack N. Roby III, 
Fountain Parker Harbarger & Associates LLC
Ryan Thompson, 
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC
James Warboys, Linklaters LLP


Tanner Herrick, 
First American Title Insurance Co.
Anoop K. Kumar, Maricopa County
Lauren Peterson, 
GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC


Joshua M. Kreisman, 
GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC
Blake B. Lueder, FTI Consulting
Aimee P. Sanders, Alston & Bird LLP...

Douglas K. Brown, director of development for ASTI Environmental in Brighton, Michigan, recently received the Robert Sieghart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession during the Michigan Economic Developers Association Annual Conference. The award recognizes individuals who understand the importance of the profession and demonstrate a dedication to bringing others into the profession. 

T.J. Gill has joined ENGS Commercial Capital as a vice president, business development manager, of the factoring...


Matthew Gilbreath, Alliance Bank of Arizona


Elissa Barratt, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

Matthew R. Dossey, Aurora Management Partners Inc.

Travis R. Hunt, Citizens Commercial Banking

John Karg, Hagen Realty Group

Kenneth Saffold, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC

California - Northern

Peter M. Lechowick, Alvarez & Marsal North America LLC

California - Southern

Varouj Bakhshian, BMC Group Inc....

Kim Attends Made in America Day at the White House

Gordon Sign, the nation’s oldest sign company and an ongoing turnaround story, was selected to represent Colorado at a recent Made in America Product Showcase at the White House.

Gordon Sign was joined by other small manufacturers, such as the Alaska Bowl Company, Eddie Heath’s Crab Pots, and the Colonial Flag Company, along with such iconic brands as Campbells Soup, Steinway, and Stetson, in exhibiting their products on the South Lawn and West Wing of the White House. The event featured manufactured...

Marc J. Carmel has joined Longford Capital, a litigation finance firm, as a director in Chicago. Carmel practiced law for 17 years, most recently with Paul Hastings LLC, representing clients in restructurings and bankruptcies involving companies throughout the U.S. Now, Carmel focuses on deploying capital from Longford’s recently closed fund for commercial litigation claims, including those controlled by distressed companies, creditors’ committees, trustees, assignees, and receivers. He holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree in...


William Anderson, BBA Finance

Michael C. Bagley, Action Capital Corporation

Bowen K. Flowers, Phoenix Management Services LLC

Jeff Gladstein, Turnaround Atlanta LLC

Robert W. Kirsch, Stroudwater Associates

California - Northern

Tim King, Hitachi Ltd.

Paul A. Mann, EY

California - Southern

Ioannis Michael George Fokos, Traverse LLC

Jan Hanssen, Sterling National Bank


Rob Cerato,...

Mary Jo Heston

Heston Is New Bankruptcy Judge in Western District of Washington

Mary Jo Heston, a member of the TMA Northwest Chapter for more than 20 years, was recently sworn in as a judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington. Chief...


Matthew M. Cahill, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC


Nathaniel Curtis, Navigant Consulting Inc.

Ry J. Neri


Michael Bouhadana, The Keystone Group

Andrew Graziano, Synovus Financial Corp.

Jay Harrison, Ellucian

Mark M. Maloney, King & Spalding LLP

Dennis Phelps, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

California - Northern

Debra Grassgreen, Pachulski Stang...


James A. White, Eagle Business Credit


Susan Conrad, Simon Consulting LLC


Neil Heyside, Deloitte CRG

Matthew J. McEnerney, Aurora Management Partners Inc.

Jay Moore, Whitehorse Capital Partners LP

Neal Mulford, AloStar Bank of Commerce

California - Northern

Jeannie Kim, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Mark McKane, Kirkland & Ellis LLP