Mega Trends

Certain Uncertainty - The Prognosis for a Post-Pandemic World: Mega Trends
1.3 CLE / 1.5 CPE / 1.5 CEU credits
Sponsored by B. Riley Financial 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Interested in what has occurred in the market and specific industries over the last 12-18 months, especially regarding the COVID-19 pandemic? Tune in as panelists discuss this, plus how they see pandemic fallout continuing to impact businesses today, and what it means when you hear the phrase "post-pandemic uncertainty.

Alan Carr, Drivetrain 
Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Bloomberg
Carle Felton, Goldman Sachs Asset Management 
Carolyn Glick, BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (TMA Southern California)
Jay Goffman, Rothschild & Co (TMA New York City
About the Speakers:

Carolyn Glick, BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation
Carolyn Glick, Managing Director, is a member of Blackrock's Global Credit Platform. She is responsible for originating and executing direct lending and special situations investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with key deal sources and intermediaries across the US including private equity groups, investment banks, turnaround advisors and others. The investments sourced can be placed across the BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI) platform but sit primarily in the BlackRock Private Credit group which since 1999 has invested nearly $27 billion in over 800 portfolio companies.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Glick was a Director at Tennenbaum Capital Partners who managed more than $9 billion in committed capital and was acquired by BlackRock in 2018. Prior to joining TCP in 2014, Ms. Glick was a Managing Director at Bank of America Business Capital, responsible for loan originations and financial sponsor coverage. Before Bank of America, she was with Wells Fargo Capital Finance serving in various credit and originations roles, most recently as a Managing Director responsible for originating, structuring and managing asset-backed loans.

Ms. Glick earned a BA in economics and government from Claremont McKenna College

Carle Felton, Goldman Sachs Asset Management 
Carle Felton is a Director in the Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group, originating and managing debt and equity investments supporting middle market companies throughout North America.  Over the last ten years, Carle has worked extensively within the TMT, consumer, and software industries.  Prior to Goldman Sachs, Carle held several advisory, restructuring and principal investment positions with Ernst & Young, GE Capital and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.  Carle Felton is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a Masters in Accountancy from The University of Georgia.  Carle lives in Atlanta with his wife and four children. 

Jay Goffman, Rothschild & Co
Jay Goffman is a Vice Chairman of Rothschild & Co’s Global Advisory practice in North America, advising clients across the firm’s Restructuring, Debt and M&A practices. Mr. Goffman has over 36 years of experience in restructuring and M&A, and prior to joining Rothschild & Co in 2020, he was the Global Co-Head of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s Corporate Restructuring Group.

Mr. Goffman has been honored with numerous awards directly related to restructuring. He was named among The Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers by The National Law Journal in 2010. He was recognized as one of The American Lawyer’s Dealmakers of the Year in 2011 for his work in restructuring MGM, the largest prepackaged bankruptcy ever completed in under 33 days. In the 2011 Financial Times’ U.S. Innovative Lawyers report, Mr. Goffman was named as one of the 10 most innovative lawyers in the U.S. and recognized as a “pioneer” and a leader in out-of-court and prepackaged restructurings. In 2016, Mr. Goffman was presented with the Restructuring Leadership Achievement award at the 8th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards recognizing his leadership and numerous contributions to the broader restructuring community over more than three decades. In 2016, The American Lawyer bestowed upon Mr. Goffman its Transatlantic Finance Dealmaker: Restructuring (U.S.) award for his contributions to international restructuring. In 2015, the New York Institute of Credit bestowed upon Mr. Goffman its 42nd Leadership in Credit Education Award for his dedication and commitment to the credit industry. He also has been named one of Law360’s MVPs and one of the Leading Restructuring Attorneys in the U.S. by Turnarounds and Workouts on numerous occasions.

Mr. Goffman holds a BS from The State University of New York of Binghamton and a JD with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


Events with "Omni-Channel" listed as the access type are available to both in-person and virtual attendees. 

*Invite-Only   **Additional Fee required

Tuesday, October 26, 2021   Access Type
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by  Thompson Coburn | Hahn & Hessen For Governance/VIP attendees only
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Joint Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting* In-person
3:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m.  TMA Global Board Networking Reception* In-person
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.  Certification Oversight Committee (COC) Meeting * In-person
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  TMA Annual Conference Welcome (Back!) Party, co-hosted by TMA Tennessee  In-person
Wednesday, October 27, 2021    
6:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  TMA Golf Scramble at Gaylord Springs**  In-person
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by  Thompson Coburn | Hahn & Hessen In-person
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Well...Shoot! TMA Shooting Clays at Nashville Gun Club** sponsored by CapitalPlus Construction Services In-person
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The First Spark: Annual Welcome and Virtual Orientation Virtual 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge) In-Person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. First-Time Attendee Networking Brunch Bites  In-person
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. TMA Connect Live: TMA Award Winners Circle  Virtual 
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA NOW / IWIRC Luncheon** sponsored by Arch + Beam and Carl Marks Advisors In-person
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: CRO War Room Virtual 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - From Evolution to Revolution sponsored by B. Riley Financial In-person
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Diversity in Dealmaking Virtual
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Networking Break  In-person
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Opening General Session Certain Uncertainty - The Prognosis for a Post-Pandemic World: Mega Trends sponsored by B. Riley Financial  Omni-channel
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception sponsored by Burr & Forman In-person
8:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.  TMA NextGen Late Night at Lou/Na** sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal In-person
Thursday, October 28, 2021    
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. TMA 5K Run/Walk** In-person
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast  In-person
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge)  In-person
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open sponsored by  Thompson Coburn | Hahn & Hessen In-person
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.  Opening Remarks (Chair's Award and Annual Committee Awards)  Omni-channel
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  General Session: Special Guest Speaker Former FBI Agent Gregory Coleman: Body Language Talks.  Are You Listening? sponsored by Gordon Brothers  Omni-channel
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Networking Break  In-person
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

General Session: The Supply is the Demand: Lessons Learned From Global Supply Chain Challenges sponsored by Hilco Global

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break In-person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Healthcare Trauma: What’s the Diagnosis for this Perpetually Troubled Sector? sponsored by ToneyKorf Partners In-person
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Obstinate Obstacles in the Hybrid Work Environment - Cybersecurity and Data Protection Challenges sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein In-person
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA Awards Recognition and Keynote Luncheon with Stephanie Stuckey, CEO Stuckey’s Corporation sponsored by FTI Consulting Omni-channel
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Networking Break  In-person
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Education General Session: Rhythm and Blues - Understanding the Economics of the Music Industry sponsored by Arch + Beam Omni-channel
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Networking Break  In-person
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: Reset on Regulation: What it Means for the Future of the Restructuring Industry In-person
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Education Session Breakout: ESG Initiatives and the Energy Industry: Who’s Paying for Change? In-person
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  TMA Connect Live Body Language with Gregory Coleman Virtual
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Bourbon Bar Break sponsored by White Oak Commercial Finance  In-person
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Virtually Ignited: Networking with a Spark Virtual 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Frist Museum Art Tour**  In-person
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Chair's/VIP Reception* sponsored by Gordon Brothers  In-person
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Closing Reception sponsored by Hilco Global  In-person
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. TMA After Dark sponsored by Steffes Group, Inc. In-person
Friday, October 29, 2021    
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.  Announcements  Virtual 
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gibraltar Business Capital   In-person
8:00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m. Specialty Coffee Barista Bar sponsored by CohnReznick In-person
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  The Down Home Social Saloon (Attendee Lounge)  In-person
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: International Networking  Virtual
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Podcasts, Books, and Apps  Virtual
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Path to TMA Leadership  Virtual