Turnaround Tools

Turnaround Tools: “Use the right tool for the job.” Learn from some of the best technicians in the industry the tools of the turnaround trade: from cashflow, appraisal, and historical financial tools to liquidation and wind down tools.

Session Directors: Angela Allen, Derek Abbott, Justin Alberto, Felicia Gerber Perlman, and Reed Gillis

Willliam Snyder, CTP, CR3 Partners, LLC

Brian Maloney, AlixPartners

Bassem Mansour, Resilience Capital Partners

M. Natasha Labovitz, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


William SnyderWith executive and entrepreneurial experience spanning close to 40 years, William Snyder, CTP, has restructured, managed and guided a multitude of companies in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Snyder is a broadly experienced restructuring professional who has participated in the restructuring of hundred of companies and has acted as a fiduciary in many cases. Snyder brings a meaningful style of results-driven leadership to complex and crisis situations. Mr. Snyder has been a partner in several firms. Most recently, Mr. Snyder was the Market Offering Leader for the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Practice in the U.S. and the Americas.

Mr. Snyder holds a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) designation from the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and is a fellow for the American College of Bankruptcy.  He is a frequent speaker and presenter on a wide range of turnaround topics.


Brian MaloneyBrian Maloney of AlixPartners works closely with underperforming companies in a wide variety of corporate recovery situations. His experience, amassed over more than a decade, includes cash flow forecasting, long-term financial modeling, business segment rationalization, and restructuring plan scenario analysis and implementation. Brian has experience across a multitude of industries, including manufacturing, retail, transportation, and gaming. He has provided restructuring services for clients involved in American, Canadian, and Australian insolvency proceedings.
Bassem MansourBassem Mansour co-founded Resilience Capital Partners in 2001. Bassem is involved in all aspects of the firm's operations, including investment decisions, portfolio company oversight and investor relations.

Since 1994, he has been involved in principal investing, leveraged buyouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court restructurings, and other mergers and acquisitions. Prior to founding Resilience, Bassem Mansour was an investment banker with McDonald Investments.

Bassem Mansour is a member of the Cleveland Chapter of Young Presidents Organization as well as several professional organizations, and is a frequent speaker on private equity and distressed investing.
Natasha_LabovitzM. Natasha Labovitz is a corporate partner and Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group. Ms. Labovitz has extensive experience advising a range of clients, including private equity firms, fund investors and portfolio companies, in complex corporate restructurings and transactions, representing debtors and creditors in and out of bankruptcy and in cross-border insolvencies across multiple jurisdictions. She was named “Best in Insolvency & Restructuring” by Euromoney Legal Media Group at the Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018 and was selected as Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer in 2015. She also received Turnaround Management Association’s 2016 “Transaction of the Year: Large Company Award” for her role in advising Altegrity in its Chapter 11 proceedings and successful restructuring of more than $1.8 billion in funded indebtedness.

Ms. Labovitz is ranked as a leading restructuring lawyer by Chambers USA, where clients say “she is very calm, provides excellent business advice, knows the Bankruptcy Code inside and out, and keeps what is always a contentious crowd level-headed and on the right path.” She is also recommended by The Legal 500 US, where she has been described as an “excellent advocate and deal doer,” and was recognized in each of 2014 and 2015 by Turnarounds & Workouts in their annual list of twelve Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers in the United States. Ms. Labovitz was named “MVP” for 2015 by Law360 for her exceptional work in restructuring.

ConferenceAgenda

Tuesday, September 24  
9:00-11:00pm Party in the USA – Pre-Show Party co-sponsored by TMA Ohio*
Eliot's Living Room (Hilton)
RSVP required
Wednesday, September 25  
7:30-8:15am  TMA Golf Scramble Registration and Breakfast 
Canterbury Golf Club
8:15am-12:30pm  Great Balls of Fire TMA Golf Scramble at Canterbury Golf Club**
11:00am-1:00pm  R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – Inaugural TMA NOW and IWIRC Lunch and Fireside Chat with the Judges**
Nuevo Cleveland (Sponsored by 50 Words LLC)
11:00am-1:00pm Hungry Like the Wolf Cleveland Food Tour**
West Side Market
1:00-7:30pm  Come Together Attendee Lounge Open
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
1:00-7:30 pm Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
2:15-3:00pm I Feel Good Mimosa Bar sponsored by FTI Consulting
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
3:00-4:30pm Main Stage: Opening Program: You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet – Mega Trends in the Economy 
sponsored by KeyBank
Hope Ballroom DE
4:30-5:30pm Into the Groove First-Time Attendee Reception sponsored by Melcap Partners
Center Street A
5:30-7:30pm The House is Rockin' Opening Reception sponsored by Huntington Business Credit and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Hope Ballroom A-C and Foyer
9:00-11:00pm Forever Young TMA NextGen Late Night**
The Corner Alley

Thursday, September 26

 
6:00-6:15am Born to Run TMA 5K Run/Walk Registration brought to you by Fleet Feet Cleveland
Hilton Lobby (Ontario Side) | Sponsored by Newpoint
6:15-7:15am Born to Run TMA 5K Run/Walk** brought to you by Fleet Feet Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland | Sponsored by Newpoint
8:00am-6:30pm Registration Open 
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
8:00am-5:00pm  Come Together Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer 
8:00-9:00am Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
 
9:00-9:15am Main Stage: We Will Rock You Opening Remarks
Hope Ballroom DE
9:15-9:45am Main Stage: A Star is Born – Finding Your Firm's Next Rockstar
Hope Ballroom DE
10:00-11:00am Main Stage: Under Pressure Plenary: Crisis Communications in the Digital Age 
Hope Ballroom DE
11:15am-12:15pm 

Education Breakout: Spotlight – Turnaround Strategy in Sexual Abuse-Related Restructuring Cases
Center Street C

Education Breakout: Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Multilateral Negotiations sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein
Center Street B

12:15-1:45pm

Main Stage: This Is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Dambisa Moyo***
Hope Ballroom DE
2:00-3:00pm 

Education Breakout: ABC, Easy as 1,2,3 – ABCs vs. Bankruptcies vs. Article 9 vs. Receiverships sponsored by Candlewood Partners
Center Street C

Education Breakout: Welcome to the Jungle – Music, Entertainment, and IP
Center Street B

3:15-4:15pm Main Stage: Closing Program: We Are the World – International/Cross-Border Restructuring
Hope Ballroom DE
4:15-5:00pm Just What I Needed Moscow Mule Bar sponsored by Ashby & Geddes
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
4:30-5:00pm Celebrate! LGBT Reception 
Eliot's Bar
5:00-6:00pm  We Are the Champions Chair's Reception* 
Eliot's Living Room
6:30-7:00pm Transportation Loading for Closing Reception sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Hilton Lobby (Ontario Side)
7:00-9:30pm  Final Countdown Closing Reception at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame sponsored by Ritchie Bros.****
9:30-11:00pm Encore Performance: Pump Up the Jam TMA After Dark sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Upper Level/Patio)
Friday, September 27  
8:00-10:30am Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings 
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
8:30-11:30am When I Ruled the World Joint TMA Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting*
Center Street BC


Agenda subject to change. View the full agenda

*Invite only 
** Extra cost to attend 

HotelReservations

Due to a record-breaking number of registered attendees, the room blocks at The Westin Cleveland Downtown and The Hilton Cleveland Downtown are sold out. The following hotels are nearby and have availability during The Annual. We apologize for any inconvenience! 

Double Tree Hilton
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
 

The Hilton Cleveland Downtown - SOLD OUT

The Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 413-5000