©2021 Lou Jones photography, www.fotojones.com
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround and restructuring work? Bucci: It was part timing and part initiative and flexibility. I began my career at what was then the Banking & Finance Department of Brown Rudnick in September of 1999. There were almost two years of robust, front-end, healthy...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Richman: I always had some familiarity with the turnaround industry. My father is an attorney, but I wasn’t necessarily interested in the turnaround and restructuring world for my career. I studied political science and psychology, and...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Magee: It certainly wasn’t something I thought about coming out of the business school at the University of Virginia in 1983. I wanted to be a city office banker in Baltimore, Richmond, Charlotte, or Atlanta. First Union offered me a job...
©2021 Addison Geary Photography, www.addisongeary.com
Q: Turnaround and restructuring professionals usually work boots on the ground. How has the pandemic and the resulting virtual environment affected your work? Berret: Everyone involved, from the courts to the professionals to the DOJ, has risen to the occasion and found ways to keep cases moving in...
John R. Rizzardi photographed by ©2021 Jason Sinn Photography,  www.jasonsinnphotography.com
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Rizzardi: It was not by design. I began to practice law in 1979. In 1982, I was working at a four-lawyer firm in Auburn, a small town south of Seattle. The town’s senior lawyers regularly gathered for cocktails, and one night they learned...
Kathleen Aiello | ©2020 Drew Noel Photography, drewnoeldesigns.com
How did you gravitate into turnaround and restructuring work? Aiello: Before I became I lawyer, I worked for a Big Four accounting firm, and I developed a financial services background from that. I did a lot of corporate investigations and fraud investigations, anti-money laundering reviews, anti-...
Tina L. Hughes, CTP | Photographed by Albert Yau, albert@secondprintproductions.com
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? HUGHES: When I was a field examiner at American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, I found that I enjoyed performing the collateral reviews for the asset-based lending and workout divisions of the bank. The general lending...
Chip Hurley
Q: How did you gravitate into doing turnaround and restructuring work? HURLEY: I went to college and majored in geology. Before getting involved with the real estate industry, I was a geologist in the environmental industry. Then things changed within Michigan that forced me to modify my career...
Eagle-eyed John R. Bise
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? BISE: Early in my career, I was a commercial banker, and then I worked with a couple of small venture capital funds. In each of those settings, I had occasions to work with distressed firms. At the time I was leaving my last regular job,...
POWERFULLY FOCUSED: Wanya du Preez
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? DU PREEZ: I started with Deloitte out of college and worked in audit for a number of years, which was really great for learning about the fundamentals of business and finance as well as seeing how a number of companies operate. But I...