Welcome to TMA Talks, a regular series of podcasts hosted by TMA Global CEO Scott Y. Stuart, Esq. Each segment features prominent TMA members, industry experts, and other special guests. These exchanges, edited transcripts of which are printed in the JCR, offer insights into key markets, forward-thinking economic outlooks, insider thoughts on industry trends, and much more. TMA Talks podcasts are available on the TMA podcast channel. Subscribe to our channel wherever you...

TMA honors excellence through its annual awards program, which recognizes achievements in the categories listed in this issue, plus more. The following awards were presented at The 2018 TMA Annual in Colorado Springs, CO, on September 27.

    TURNAROUNDS AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE YEAR

    Transaction of the Year: Mega Company | Avaya, Inc.

    Santa Clara, California-based Avaya is the largest provider of call center software and a global leader in “unified communications”— integrating conferencing, messaging, video, data, voice, and more. It became an...

    Jeff Sands, CTP, of Dorset Partners; Larry Schwoeri of American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (AIAC); Jon Verbeck of Verbeck Associates; and Kristin Wainright of Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger were recognized as winners of the TMA Small Company Turnaround of the Year Award for 2017 for their work with Vermont Aerospace Company. They recently spoke with Cathy Reece of Fennemore Craig PC, a member of the Awards Committee, about how they achieved a successful turnaround of the company.

    Reece: Beginning to end, this...

    TMA honors excellence through its annual awards program, which recognizes achievements in the categories listed below, plus more. The following awards were presented at The 2017 TMA Annual in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday, October 23.


    TMA INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

    Jonathan Reimche, TMA Global Awards Committee Chairman, stated, “The committee was very pleased with the quality of nominees for all the categories of this year’s individual awards. The process required deep consideration and robust dialogue from the committee to narrow down and finalize the candidates. We feel the...