Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
A company has continuing economic decline. Management makes poor decisions. Too much debt is issued, and new debt is used to fund annual budgets. A weather event damages critical assets. Tax advantages enjoyed for many years start to expire. Healthcare costs continue to grow and take a larger share...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
As we enter Q2, I revel in the many accomplishments TMA has achieved in the first three months of 2022, following the new normal we’ve been living in for the past two years. TMA chapters once again are coming together for regional conferences, many chapters continue to socialize virtually with...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
I hope that you joined us at the TMA Distressed Investing Conference in Las Vegas. It was a terrific event, and we were very happy to see so many of you back in person. TMA will continue putting on great networking and education events in 2022, so if we missed you in Las Vegas, we hope to see you...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
As we flip the page to a new year on our calendars, so too does TMA usher in its new volunteer leadership team, and I am honored and privileged to serve as your 2022 TMA Global President. As an active TMA member and volunteer for more than 15 years, I know first-hand the value of TMA membership and...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
Greetings, and welcome to my last official piece as Global Chair for this publication. Trust me, the quality of writing every other month is about to vastly improve! I hope each of you were able to enjoy The TMA Annual in Nashville. The near-record turnout was especially impressive given the COVID...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
With this JCR issue focused on cannabis, we delve into the Wild West-like intersection of social politics, local government budgets, criminal law, NIMBYism, banking systems, receiverships, bankruptcies, and federal vs. state law. It almost makes one’s head spin thinking about it (pun intended). But...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
The Annual is here, and welcome to my homeland of the South! It’s finally time to reconnect in person with your fellow TMA members from every chapter around the globe, and in a safe and responsible way. I hope you are reading this as you hang up your favorite Zoom sweatpants and complete your plans...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
In every crisis, there are many unsung heroes. As we’ve watched the pandemic affect so many lives, our admiration, thanks, and gratitude to our healthcare, medical, and scientific professionals are tremendous. As our medical system shifted to focus on fighting this pandemic, it showed us both the...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
Remember the anticipation you felt as a child for that holiday morning for which you waited all year? I know I am not unique in that one of my favorite memories is the anticipation of the holidays in my childhood home. And like most parents, it is just as special to relive those moments through our...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
With retail being this month’s JCR focus, the theme of “opening back up” is clearly front and center. While TMA’s strong leadership made the difficult yet important decisions to move TMA to the virtual world, opening back up to TMA “business as usual” has its own set of complexities. As a...