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...
As Global Crisis Unfolds, TMA Membership Is a Necessity
This issue of the JCR focuses on the restructuring of Puerto Rico. Like the island’s history, the restructuring efforts involving this commonwealth were, in a word, “complicated.” Puerto Rico has a long, rich, and proud history and cultural identity. Before Christopher Columbus set foot on the...
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...
From Crisis to Clarity
In this issue of the JCR we focus on the cutting-edge topic of mediation, a subject near and dear to me. Having been a mediator and teacher of mediation, I am glad for this opportunity to share my thoughts on this important topic and what it means to the professionals of TMA. Mediation speaks to...
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...
From Crisis to Clarity
As we enjoy the afterglow of one of most successful and meaningful Distressed Investing Conferences TMA has experienced in recent years, we look at our year of Innovation through Disruption, and we revel in the opportunities that lie ahead. In a year where our membership retention is at historic...
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...
As Global Crisis Unfolds, TMA Membership Is a Necessity
February in TMA Nation is always a gleeful time, with the depths of winter being relieved by the great gathering that our Distressed Investing Conference always promises to be. This year will be no exception and, in some ways, will be even more interesting than ever before. Interesting in that our...
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...
As Global Crisis Unfolds, TMA Membership Is a Necessity
As we close out the year of certain uncertainty, I want to offer a retrospective on where we were to where we have come this past year, along with the story of our reinvention at TMA. The first phase of our reinvention was what we called our “pivot with purpose.” The pivot meant we would have to be...