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Q: How did you gravitate toward turnaround/restructuring work? Manewitz: I received my degree in art history and design from Hunter College in New York and truly wanted a career in design, but I never quite got there. I married my husband of 53 years the day after I graduated and needed to work...
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Q: How did you find your way into the turnaround/restructuring industry? Geise: I joined Houston-based Porter Hedges LLP as a litigation associate straight out of law school, so I focused on complex commercial litigation for the first couple of years of my practice. But as bankruptcy work heated up...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Boydston: I was at SMU (Southern Methodist University) Law, and after my first year, I went to every single law firm’s “meet our lawyers” event held during the summer for law students. At the end of the summer, I was at Greenburg Traurig...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? KIM: My dad was in the plastic injection molding business for most of his professional career, and he had sold a business. He was semi-retired by the time my younger brother and I were around 10 and 12. My dad had gone through the...
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Q: How did you gravitate into lending into turnaround or distressed situations as opposed to other types of lending? KANE: As you know, 98% of the bankers who participate in TMA are lenders. I am not. I’m a transactional services guy, so I work in US Bank’s Global Corporate Trust Services, which...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Bogucki: I started working in restaurants when I was 15, washing dishes. I did the typical climb through the ranks. I was working full time in kitchens, 40-plus hours a week, when I was a junior and senior in high school. I’d get out of...
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Q: How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work? Wilson: It was completely by happenstance. I went to law school at the University of Hawaii wanting to do environmental regulation and environmental litigation. I have a certificate in environmental law. I graduated from law school in...
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Q: You have an interesting background for someone in this field. What were you doing before gravitating into turnaround and restructuring work? Baxter-Labut: I was a customs and immigration officer for seven years with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Q: How did that come about? Baxter-...
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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...