One of the most rewarding aspects of volunteer leadership at TMA Global is the frequent interaction I have with TMA members from around the world. Although differences exist in local insolvency laws and restructuring customs, global turnaround professionals share a fundamental focus on improving liquidity and profitability of underperforming and distressed companies to support employees, customers, suppliers, lenders, and equity holders. It is this shared focus on preserving and enhancing the value of these companies that unites restructuring professionals regardless of where they are...

When I first joined TMA early in my career, my objectives were quite simple. Like all of my peers, I wanted to meet and interact with other professionals in the restructuring community, build a professional network, benefit from high-quality, relevant professional education, and maybe even have a little bit of fun along the way.

After many years of active and beneficial membership in the Philadelphia/Wilmington Chapter, I found myself moving into leadership positions in the chapter, including, ultimately, chapter president. I also found myself actively involved with others in the...