Tensie Axton has joined the Turnaround & Restructuring Services practice of FTI Consulting Inc. as a senior managing director based in Houston. She has more than 30 years of experience serving as a strategic, financial, and transaction advisor; has created and led healthcare shared services organizations; and implemented multiple billing systems and managed revenue cycle for physician groups and free-standing emergency rooms. In addition to healthcare, Axton brings experience in the financial institutions, manufacturing and distribution, technology, and business services industries. FTI Consulting Inc. also has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Andersch AG, a German restructuring advisory firm with offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf. The acquisition, which would add about 90 professionals to FTI, is expected to close during the third quarter of 2019, subject to German regulatory approval and other conditions. Andersch was founded in 2012 by former Big Four accounting firm partners Tammo Andersch and Mirko Liebthal, who will join FTI when the acquisition closes.
Kevin Poff has joined MidFirst Business Credit (MBC) as a business development officer in Nashville. He is responsible for originating, structuring, and funding asset-based financings with commitment amounts up to $30 million for middle-market businesses in the Southeast. Poff is experienced in field examination, portfolio management, credit underwriting, and new business development. He most recently was with Huntington Business Credit.
Tympra Stein has joined Presidential Financial Corporation (PFC) as a business development officer in Phoenix. In her new role, she is responsible for originating, structuring, and funding asset-based financing solutions with commitment amounts up to $30 million for middle-market businesses in the Southwest region. Stein was most recently with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, where she was a senior relationship manager, and previously worked in SBA and equipment financing for Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Wayne P. Weitz, CTP, and Coral M. Hansen have joined GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC, a subsidiary of B. Riley Financial Inc. Weitz joins the firm as a principal based in New York, and Hansen joins as a senior managing director based in Los Angeles. With more than 30 years in financial and operational restructuring, bankruptcy, M&A, and complex bondholder litigation for the healthcare, real estate, energy, and automotive dealer sectors, Weitz rejoins GlassRatner from Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC (H2C) and co-leads the firm’s New York practice along with Tom Buck. Hansen has more than 28 years’ experience in forensic accounting, litigation support, expert witness testimony, and fraud investigations for both the public and private sectors. She most recently was with CBIZ MHM LLC.