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Q: How did you become involved in deals involving turnarounds and restructuring? Siegel: That question made me think back. In my first lending job, I received a loan application for a retail store that supplied local dancers: toe shoes for ballet dancers, tap shoes, costumes, and those sorts of...
Piece-fully Switching Gears: Greg Charleston
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround and restructuring work? Charleston: Like most turnaround consultants and crisis managers, I stumbled into it by accident. After grad school, I had joined Ernst & Young in the financial consulting group. At the time, it was called the Special Services...
Rob Montgomery, CTP
Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Montgomery: Honestly, I sort of fell into turnaround and restructuring 20-some-odd years ago coming out of undergrad. At the time, I wasn’t entirely sure that I really knew what restructuring was all about, but it was the idea of getting...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround and restructuring work? Pabst: I got into the business in 1995 as CFO at Hilco. Hilco needed a CFO, and the owner pursued me for the better part of a year. The company that I had worked with previously was highly leveraged. I spent the better part of 10...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Schlitz: Sometimes you get lucky and fall where you’re supposed to land. That’s what happened to me. My first favorite law school class was commercial transactions. I liked the business component to it. Right around that same time, I...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Rogers: When we graduate from law school in Canada, we do a form of legal apprenticeship known as articling. When you article at a large firm like Blakes, you do rotations in different practice areas. My former colleague and good friend...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Brody: I graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in accounting and immediately joined the audit department of a large accounting firm. At that point, I was fascinated with the various economic and operational issues faced...
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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...