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,...
Chapter spotlight
The view of the twinkling lights of Manhattan at dusk from a 35th floor conference center on Park Avenue is awe-inspiring. I still remember the first time I experienced similar views from the top of Manhattan. As a young man just out of college, it gave me a sense that I was on my way. I found it...
Joshua Cohen, World Marathon Challenge
Joshua Cohen , president of the TMA Connecticut Chapter, ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days recently in the 2018 World Marathon Challenge. Cohen was part of a 16-person group that called itself “Team Hold the Plane,” whose members raised more than $1 million for 11 organizations...
TMA Delegation Meets with U.S. Ambassador to China A TMA delegation comprised of professionals working in the People’s Republic of China met with U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus and members of his senior staff in Beijing in July. The private meeting gave members of the delegation the opportunity to...
New Jersey Chapter Scholarship
The TMA New Jersey Chapter recently awarded $5,000 in scholarships to the winners and runners-up in the inaugural Hon. Rosemary Gambardella Scholarship Competition held at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey. Members of the chapter’s NextGen and Network of Women (TMA NOW) Committees prepared...
Left to right, Peter A.S. Pfeiffer with retired U.S. Army officers  Col. Al Fracker, Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, and Brig. Gen. Ernest C. Audino
TMA Connecticut Chapter President David Weinstein, CTP, said you could hear a pin drop as more than 100 attendees listened to three former senior U.S. Army officers discuss “Adaptation and Innovation” during a seminar at the New Haven Lawn Club on the Yale University campus. The event was the third...
2016 TMA MidAmerica Regional Conference, Chicago, IL
The ninth TMA MidAmerica Regional Conference (MARC) took place May 11-13 at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Chicago. Mike Egan of Monroe Capital and Meagan Hardcastle of Harmon Partners served as co-chairs of the event, which attracted more than 200 attendees and was hosted by six TMA...
2016 TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium, Atlantic City
The 2016 TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium was back on the Atlantic City Boardwalk June 8-9 for the second year in a row. But will the popular seaside destination be able to address its financial woes and reclaim its status as a premier destination on the Jersey shore? A panel of experts...